Latest Tilman J. Fertitta Stories

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...

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