PT’s Brewing Company and SG Bar win ‘Best of Nevada’ honors

July 11, 2017

LAS VEGAS (July 11, 2017) – Two of the newest taverns operated by Golden Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN), have been awarded “Best of Nevada” honors for 2017 by readers of Nevada Magazine, which is published by the Nevada Commission on Tourism. PT’s Brewing Company earned honors as the state’s Best Brewery/Distillery in Southern Nevada. SG Bar was recognized as the Best Nightclub/Bar in Southern Nevada. Nevada Magazine announced the awards in the July-August issue. PT’s Brewing Company and SG Bar are part of PT’s Entertainment Group, a division of Golden Entertainment. Magazine readers voted in more than two dozen tourism related categories and winners represent Northern Nevada, Southern Nevada and Rural Nevada. “We had thousands of votes this year,” wrote editors of the magazine. “We had a number of repeat winners – people are loyal to their choices – but we got some fun new winners too.” PT’s Brewing Company, located at 3101 North Tenaya Way, opened in February 2016. The brewery has produced more than a dozen different beer varieties – seven standard beers and several rotating seasonal beers. PT’s Brewing Company supplies five varieties of its handcrafted beers to all taverns operated by PT’s Entertainment Group. SG Bar, located at 9580 West Flamingo Road, opened in September 2016. The tavern was created with new menu items and a beverage selection that expands beyond the typical tavern offering. The 7,500-square-foot SG Bar seats 118 guests inside the dining room. A spacious outdoor patio includes fire pits and comfortable seating for 60 to enjoy the Las Vegas evenings. “Thank-you to the readers of Nevada Magazine, and to our guests, for honoring PT’s Brewing Company and SG Bar,” said Blake L. Sartini II, senior vice president of distributed gaming for Golden Entertainment. “These awards signify and validate the ideas and concepts our company created. The awards were also earned by our dedicated team members, who work tirelessly to elevate the level of service at all our tavern locations.” Golden Entertainment, through PT’s Entertainment Group, is the state’s largest traditional tavern operator with 56 locations. The company opened three new taverns in the Las Vegas area this year and will open four more taverns by the end of 2017. The company’s tavern brands include PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold, and SG Bar. About Golden Entertainment, Inc. Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – distributed gaming and resort and casino operations. Golden Entertainment operates approximately 12,000 gaming devices and nearly 30 table games in Nevada, Maryland and Montana. The Company is also licensed in Illinois to operate video gaming terminals. The Company owns four casino properties, more than 50 taverns and operates approximately 960 distributed gaming locations in multiple jurisdictions. Golden Entertainment is focused on maximizing the value of its portfolio by leveraging its scale, leadership position and proven management capabilities across its two divisions. For more information, visit Investor Contact: Joseph Jaffoni, Richard Land, James Leahy JCIR 212/835-8500 [email protected] Media Contact: Howard Stutz Golden Entertainment 702/495-4490 [email protected]