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2013-11-21 16:27:47

HOUSTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tilman J. Fertitta, owner of Golden Nugget Casinos, announced today the closing of the purchase of the Lake Charles Golden Nugget Casino Resort and Hotel currently under construction and next door to the highly successful L'Auberge Casino Resort located in Lake Charles, Louisiana. The Golden Nugget Casino Resort and Hotel holds the last gaming license issued by the state of Louisiana, and when completed, will be one of the most luxurious gaming...

2013-02-15 00:20:49

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landry's, Inc. ("Landry's") announced that it has sent a letter to Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ: ARKR) requesting a response to Landry's $22.00 per share offer. A copy of the letter is set forth below: February 14, 2013 Via Facsimile and Email Mr. Michael Weinstein Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive OfficerArk Restaurants Corp.85 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10003 Dear Michael: I am very disappointed by the silence emanating from the...

2013-02-07 00:20:35

HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landry's, Inc. ("Landry's") announced that it has sent a letter to Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ: ARKR) proposing to acquire Ark in a negotiated transaction for $22.00 per share, which represents a 22% premium to Ark's closing price on February 6, 2013. A copy of the letter is set forth below. February 6, 2013 Via Facsimile and Email Mr. Michael Weinstein Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive OfficerArk Restaurants Corp.85 Fifth Avenue New...

2012-08-15 02:24:02

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, seven of Landry's famous concepts received a cumulative 77 Wine Spectator awards as part of Wine Spectator's annual Restaurant Wine List Awards. Landry's concepts recognized by Wine Spectator include: Morton's The Steakhouse, Rusty Pelican, Vic & Anthony's, Heathman Restaurant & Bar, McCormick & Kuleto's, Brenner's Steakhouse and The Steakhouse. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants...

2012-06-28 14:21:56

HOUSTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden Nugget, Inc. and Landry's, Inc. are proud to announce the launch of the Golden Nugget online free play poker website, GoldenNuggetPoker.com. The website will enable players to participate in free online poker games and tournaments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/DA33161) GoldenNuggetPoker.com will offer a wide range of exclusive tournaments and promotions, including cash prizes, gift...

2012-04-10 02:23:00

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the month of April closes, the Golden Nugget Atlantic City will have completed an extensive $150 million renovation project in order to bring guests a more refined, modern resort experience - and Atlantic City, a beckon of pride. By transforming the failing Trump Marina into a world-class premier resort destination, resounding the strong Golden Nugget brand, owner Tilman J. Fertitta fulfills his promise to revitalize the Marina District,...

2012-02-02 13:00:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fertitta Interactive LLC announced today that it has submitted an application to the Nevada Gaming Control Board to be licensed as an operator and service provider of Internet Poker. Fertitta Interactive has been at the forefront of pursuing regulation for online poker since the company's inception in 2010. "We support the regulation of online poker," said Lorenzo Fertitta, founder of Fertitta Interactive. "Our industry leading software has a...

2009-11-19 14:37:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectacular, contemporary luxury and elegance will soon embrace guests of the highly anticipated Rush Tower, the newest addition to the legendary Golden Nugget Las Vegas. Scheduled to open on Nov. 20, 2009, the $150-million development will enhance the historic property's already unrivaled hotel, gaming and dining options, and firmly establish the resort as the preferred destination on the Fremont Street Experience, located in the heart of downtown Las...

2009-09-09 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Landry's Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: LNY) (the "Company") announced today that on August 14, 2009, its Board of Directors appointed a special committee ("Special Committee") comprised solely of independent directors of the Company and authorized the Special Committee to review strategic alternatives for the Company, including a possible sale of the Company. The Special Committee has retained independent legal advisors and engaged Moelis &...

2009-01-13 14:39:52

Texas businessman Tilman Fertitta's bid to take Landry Restaurants Inc. private has run into a wall, the company said. The deal will not move forward because of reluctance to disclose certain information to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Las Vegas Review Journal reported Tuesday. The banks are thus not funding a (deal) ... and the only ones to lose are the shareholders, bond analyst Barbara Cappaert at KDP Investment Afvisors wrote. Landry's stock fell 34 percent when the deal...