PT’s Gold opening marks 55th Nevada tavern operated by Golden Entertainment

June 1, 2017

LAS VEGAS (June 1, 2017) – Golden Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN), announced today it has opened a new PT’s Gold in southwestern Las Vegas, the second of seven new taverns the company plans to open in Southern Nevada this year. The newest PT’s Gold is located off Valley View Drive, south of Sunset Road, at 3835 West Martin Avenue, and features award-winning dining choices, beverage options, and entertainment attractions that have made PT’s a popular destination for local patrons. The new PT’s Gold has 15 bar top video gaming devices, 19 high-definition televisions, and will employ 20 team members. Blake L. Sartini II, senior vice president of distributed gaming for Golden Entertainment, said the newest PT’s Gold is part of the company’s strategic development plan to operate 60 traditional taverns in the Nevada by the end of 2017. “The opening of Golden Entertainment’s 55th tavern signifies our company’s commitment to providing quality entertainment options to the vibrant Las Vegas locals market and our belief in the strength of the Southern Nevada economy,” Sartini said. “Following the completion of our 2017 development plans, Golden Entertainment will have added 12 new businesses to Southern Nevada in the last 24 months, creating nearly 200 new jobs,” Sartini said. The PT’s Gold menu features a wide selection of appetizers, pizzas, salads, sandwiches and entrees. The beverage selection includes featured beers produced by PT’s Brewing Company. PT’s award-winning happy hour takes place daily from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and 12 a.m. to 2 a.m. During happy hour, all PTEG taverns offer 50 percent off drinks and pizzas and select appetizers for $5. For information, please call (702) 840-3882. The company’s tavern brands include PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Co., 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 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 Media Contact: Howard Stutz of Golden Entertainment (702) 495-4490 [email protected] Investor Contact: Joseph Jaffoni, Richard Land, James Leahy of JCIR (212) 835-8500 [email protected] ###