Red Rock Resorts sold Palms Casino Resort

Palms features a 95,000-square-foot casino and 710 hotel rooms across two towers.
Palms features a 95,000-square-foot casino and 710 hotel rooms across two towers.

Station Casinos LLC has acquired the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas for US$312.5 million.

US.- Red Rock Resorts, Inc. announced that Station Casinos LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada for total of US$312.5 million.

Palms Casino Resort features a 95,000-square-foot casino with approximately 1,250 slots and 48 table games, a race and sportsbook, around 710 hotel rooms across two towers with 85 suites and 19 penthouses, 599 AAA Four Diamond award-winning condos, 15 fine dining and casual restaurants, 60,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space, Ghostbar Nightclub, the 2,500 seat Pearl Theater, luxury spa, two acre Palms Pool and year-round Palms Place Pool and a 14 screen Brenden Theatres & IMAX movieplex.

“With the acquisition of the Palms we gain a leading gaming asset in Las Vegas with key strategic benefits in the Las Vegas locals market and close proximity to the Las Vegas Strip,” commented Marc Falcone, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Red Rock Resorts. “With its appeal to both Las Vegas residents and tourists alike, the Palms is a hybrid gaming property that is uniquely positioned to benefit from the strong economic trends in Southern Nevada and record visitation levels in Las Vegas. With our experience owning and operating other hybrid offerings in Las Vegas, it is a compelling strategic addition to our portfolio of properties and we look forward to welcoming the Palms’ team members to our Company.”

“We are very proud of our team members for their hard work, dedication and commitment to guest service and the community,” said Palms Chief Executive Officer Todd Greenberg. “We are extremely excited for all the great opportunities our team members will have with Red Rock Resorts and Station Casinos.”

The transaction will be closed in the third quarter of 2016, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including the receipt of all required gaming approvals and the expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act.