LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Red Rock Resorts, Inc. ("Red Rock Resorts", "we" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:RRR) today announced that Stephen L. Cootey has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer, effective March 8, 2017. In this position, Mr. Cootey will oversee all strategic planning, development, design and construction, information technology, purchasing and risk management for the Company.
“Steve is an accomplished gaming executive whose skills and experience will add tremendous value to our organization,” said Frank J. Fertitta III, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. “We are extremely pleased to have him as a member of our senior management team and are confident that he will play a key role in the success of the Company going forward.”
Mr. Cootey joins the Company from Wynn Resorts, Limited, where he served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Wynn Resorts, Limited from May 2014 until March 1, 2017 and Senior Vice President – Finance from January 2014 to May 2014. Prior to joining Wynn Resorts, Mr. Cootey served as Senior Vice President – Corporate Finance for Las Vegas Sands Corp. from March 2012 to December 2013, and Vice President – Corporate Finance from October 2009 to March 2012. From June 2004 to October 2009, Mr. Cootey was a Partner and Senior Research Analyst with Prides Capital, LLC. Mr. Cootey received a B.A. in Physics and Government from Bowdoin College and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
Red Rock Resorts, Inc. manages and owns a majority indirect equity interest in Station Casinos LLC. Station Casinos is the leading provider of gaming and entertainment to the residents of Las Vegas, Nevada. Station Casinos’ properties, which are located throughout the Las Vegas valley, are regional entertainment destinations and include various amenities, including numerous restaurants, entertainment venues, movie theaters, bowling and convention/banquet space, as well as traditional casino gaming offerings such as video poker, slot machines, table games, bingo and race and sports wagering. Station Casinos owns and operates Red Rock Casino Resort Spa, Green Valley Ranch Resort Spa Casino, Palms Casino Resort, Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Boulder Station Hotel & Casino, Sunset Station Hotel & Casino, Santa Fe Station Hotel & Casino, Texas Station Gambling Hall & Hotel, Fiesta Rancho Casino Hotel, Fiesta Henderson Casino Hotel, Wildfire Rancho, Wildfire Boulder, Wild Wild West Gambling Hall & Hotel, Wildfire Sunset, Wildfire Valley View, Wildfire Anthem and Wildfire Lake Mead. Station Casinos also owns a 50% interest in Barley’s Casino & Brewing Company, Wildfire Casino & Lanes and The Greens. In addition, Station Casinos is the manager of Graton Resort & Casino in northern California and owns a 50% interest in MPM Enterprises, L.L.C., which is the manager of Gun Lake Casino in southwestern Michigan.
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