Boyd Gaming to Report Second Quarter 2008 Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on August 1
PRNewswire-FirstCall
LAS VEGAS
(NYSE:BYD)

LAS VEGAS, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) announced today that the Company's second quarter 2008 conference call to review the Company's results will take place on Friday, August 1 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern. The conference call number is 888.680.0892 and the passcode is 64641695. Please call up to 15 minutes in advance to ensure you are connected prior to the start of the call. The Company will report its results on the same day at approximately 7:00 a.m. Eastern.

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The conference call will also be available live on the Internet at http://www.boydgaming.com/ or http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol- eventDetails&c=95703&eventID=1889969

Participants may pre-register for the call at https://www.theconferencingservice.com/prereg/key.process?key=PLTRCBWFU Pre-registrants will be issued a pin number to use when dialing into the live call, which will provide quick access to the conference by skipping the operator sequence upon connection.

Following the call's completion, a replay will be available by dialing 888.286.8010 on Friday, August 1, beginning two hours after the completion of the call and continuing through Friday, August 8. The passcode for the replay will be 12738264. The replay will also be available on the Internet at http://www.boydgaming.com/ .

About Boyd Gaming

Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading diversified owner and operator of 16 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, New Jersey, Mississippi, Illinois, Indiana, and Louisiana. The Company is also developing Echelon, a world-class destination resort on the Las Vegas Strip, expected to open in the third quarter 2010. Boyd Gaming press releases are available at http://www.prnewswire.com/. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at http://www.boydgaming.com/ .

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SOURCE: Boyd Gaming Corporation

CONTACT: Financial, Josh Hirsberg, +1-702-792-7234,
joshhirsberg@boydgaming.com, or Media, Rob Stillwell, +1-702-792-7353,
robstillwell@boydgaming.com, both of Boyd Gaming Corporation

Web site: http://www.boydgaming.com/