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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (date of earliest event reported): June 4, 2024
Boyd Gaming Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification Number)
6465 South Rainbow Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada 89118
(Address of Principal Executive Offices, Including Zip Code)
(702) 792-7200
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
         Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
         Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
         Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
         Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, $0.01 par value
New York Stock Exchange
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

Item 5.02.      Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On June 4, 2024, the Board of Directors (the "Board") of Boyd Gaming Corporation (the "Company") appointed Michael A. Hartmeier as a member of the Board, effective on that date. In connection with Mr. Hartmeier’s appointment, the Board increased its size from eight to nine members, with six of those members, including Mr. Hartmeier, qualifying as independent under the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange and the Company’s Corporate Governance Guidelines.
The Board has appointed Mr. Hartmeier to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board, and determined that Mr. Hartmeier is an "audit committee financial expert" as defined in Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") rules.
Mr. Hartmeier will be paid compensation as a director as described in the Company’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on March 22, 2024, under the heading "Director Compensation", which description is incorporated herein by reference.
No family relationship exists between Mr. Hartmeier and any of the Company’s directors or executive officers. There are no related-party transactions in which Mr. Hartmeier or any of his immediate family members has an interest that would require disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K.
Item 7.01.      Regulation FD Disclosure.
On June 10, 2024, the Company issued a press release announcing the appointment of Mr. Hartmeier. The press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein in its entirety by reference.
The information set forth in this Item 7.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K and the accompanying Exhibit 99.1 shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, regardless of any general incorporation language in such filing, unless expressly incorporated by reference in such filing.
Item 9.01.      Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits
Exhibit Number   Description
 Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date:  June 10, 2024
By: /s/ Lori M. Nelson
Lori M. Nelson
  Senior Vice President Financial Operations and Reporting and Chief Accounting Officer


Exhibit 99.1










LAS VEGAS JUNE 10, 2024 Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) today announced the appointment of Michael A. Hartmeier to its Board of Directors.


Hartmeier is the former group head of lodging, gaming and leisure investment banking for Barclays, and previously served as group head for hospitality and gaming for both Lehman Brothers and Credit Suisse First Boston.  During his 25-year career in investment banking, Hartmeier completed more than $125 billion in financing and advisory assignments, including work for numerous gaming companies.


Hartmeier is currently a member of the Board of Directors for DiamondRock Hospitality Company, a self-advised real estate investment trust with a portfolio of premium hotels and resorts nationwide.  Hartmeier also previously served as a member of the Board of Directors of Full House Resorts, Inc., a regional casino operator.


About Boyd Gaming

Founded in 1975, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading geographically diversified operator of 28 gaming entertainment properties in 10 states, manager of a tribal casino in northern California, and owner and operator of Boyd Interactive, a B2B and B2C online casino gaming business. The Company is also a strategic partner and 5% equity owner of FanDuel Group, the nation's leading sports-betting operator. With one of the most experienced leadership teams in the casino industry, Boyd Gaming prides itself on offering guests an outstanding entertainment experience and memorable customer service.  Through a long-standing company philosophy called Caring the Boyd Way, Boyd Gaming is committed to advancing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives that positively impact the Company's stakeholders and communities.  For additional Company information and press releases, visit https://investors.boydgaming.com.




Financial Contact:


Media Contact:


Josh Hirsberg


David Strow


(702) 792-7234


(702) 792-7386






Document And Entity Information
Jun. 04, 2024
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Entity, Registrant Name Boyd Gaming Corporation
Document, Type 8-K
Document, Period End Date Jun. 04, 2024
Entity, Incorporation, State or Country Code NV
Entity, File Number 001-12882
Entity, Tax Identification Number 88-0242733
Entity, Address, Address Line One 6465 South Rainbow Boulevard
Entity, Address, City or Town Las Vegas
Entity, Address, State or Province NV
Entity, Address, Postal Zip Code 89118
City Area Code 702
Local Phone Number 792-7200
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Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock
Trading Symbol BYD
Security Exchange Name NYSE
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