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UNLV College of Engineering Lecture Series to Host William S. Boyd Nov. 13

Boyd Gaming Chairman and co-founder will discuss past, present and future of gaming industry
Campus News  |  Nov 6, 2012  |  By Megan Downs
Media Contact: Megan Downs, Office of Media Relations (702) 895-0898

What

William S. Boyd, Executive Chairman of Boyd Gaming Corporation, will discuss the past, present and future of the gaming industry as part of the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering Dean's Conversation Series with Pioneers.

When

Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where

UNLV Science and Engineering Building Auditorium
Off Cottage Grove Ave. and Maryland Pkwy.
4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., Las Vegas, NV 89154

Details

Boyd co-founded Boyd Gaming Corporation in 1974 with his father, Sam Boyd. Since 1975 he has developed and operated Boyd Gaming properties in major markets throughout the United States, including locations in Nevada, Mississippi, New Jersey, Illinois, Indiana and Louisiana.

The event will be moderated by best-selling local author Jack Sheehan.
The event is held in conjunction with the William S. Boyd School of Law and the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration.

Free parking for the public will be offered in the Cottage Grove parking structure in first floor metered spots with black bags marked "Reserved"

Cost

Admission is free. RSVP by Nov. 9 to Shannon Spollen, Director of Communications and Special Events, at 895-3965 or shannon.spollen@unlv.edu.