LAS VEGAS – Boyd Gaming – the longest-running title sponsor of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 race – is revving up for Las Vegas’ Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend 2017! Boyd Gaming properties throughout the Las Vegas Valley will be hosting special events and promotions for the race, including live entertainment and a charity auction benefiting Speedway Children's Charities. Events include:

Speedway Children’s Charities Drivers Auction

The Speedway Children’s Charities Drivers Auction will take place on Thursday, March 9 at Sam’s Town Live! inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall with a special guest appearance by Chase Elliott, the driver of the No. 24 Mountain Dew Chevrolet. The silent auction, benefiting the Las Vegas Chapter of the Speedway Children’s Charities, will feature an array of racing memorabilia and other items. During the live auction, attendees will have the chance to bid on the ride of a lifetime – a chance to join a Monster Energy Cup Series or Xfinity Series driver during the pre-race parade lap for the Kobalt 400 or Boyd Gaming 300. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bidding will begin at 6 p.m.

Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300
Prepare to experience the rush of an action-packed race!

Friday, March 10

1 p.m.              Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 practice
3 p.m.              Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 final practice

Saturday, March 11

10:05 a.m.       Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 qualifying
1 p.m.              Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 (200 laps, 300 miles)

Live Entertainment

Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa, 
Access Showroom

• Lou Gramm – March 11 at 8 p.m. – tickets from $49.50 plus taxes and fees

Cannery Casino and Hotel,
Victory’s Bar and Grill

• Gasoline Alley – March 11 at 9 p.m. – free

The Club

• Led Zepagain: Tribute to Led Zepplin – March 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. - $10 at door

Pin Ups

• Shaun South – March 1-11 at 8:30 p.m. – free

Eastside Cannery Casino and Hotel,

• Klique Band – March 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. – free

Pin Ups

• Yvonne Silva – March 9, 10 and 11 at 3:30 p.m. – free

The Orleans Hotel and Casino,
Orleans Showroom

• Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band – March 10 and 11 at 8 p.m. – tickets from $29.95 plus taxes and fees.

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall,
Sam’s Town Live

• Ring of Honor Wrestling – March 10 and 11 at 5:45 p.m. – tickets from $20 plus taxes and fees

Suncoast Hotel and Casino,
Suncoast Showroom

• Brass Transit: Celebrating the Musical Legacy of Chicago – March 11 and 12 at 8:30 p.m. – tickets from $19.95 plus taxes and fees

Daytona 500 Viewing Parties
Leading up to the race in March, Boyd Gaming properties, including Cannery, Gold Coast, Sam’s Town, Suncoast and The Orleans, will host Daytona 500 viewing parties on Sunday, Feb. 26. Guests in attendance will have the chance to win tickets for the NASCAR race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Neon Garage passes and a Kobalt tool kit during the viewing parties at each property

Enter to Win a 2018 VIP Race Experience
The prize package includes a five-day/four-night stay at a Las Vegas Boyd Gaming hotel, tickets for the NASCAR race weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Neon Garage access, $500 in slot dollars, a $250 dining credit and $250 in airfare credits. Contestants can enter online at

Room and Ticket Packages for 2018

Want to get a head start on planning for next year’s race weekend? Boyd Gaming room and ticket packages for the 2018 event will be available for purchase starting Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Free Boyd Gaming 300 Commemorative B Connected Card
Race into the California, Fremont, Gold Coast, Main Street Station, The Orleans, Sam’s Town and Suncoast to pick up a Boyd Gaming 300 Commemorative B Connected card and hat after earning 100 points, available March 10-12. New members will receive $5 in slot dollars after playing their first $5.

For more information and a complete list of all Boyd Gaming 300 events and promotions, visit All acts, times, prices and information related to these events are subject to change. Connect with Boyd Gaming 300 events on social media using the hashtag #BoydGaming300.

About Boyd Gaming
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.  Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at