Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa named “Casino of the Year” at 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards


LAS VEGAS – March 25, 2013 –Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa has been named “Casino of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music for having played host to many of Country music’s top artists in 2012. Red Rock will be honored at the 48th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, which will air on CBS on Sunday, April 7 and will officially be presented with the award during an off-camera industry celebration at the famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville in the fall.

Station Casinos has now won this prestigious award a total of five times, becoming the only casino to have received the award more than once. Boulder Station previously took home the award in 1999, 2001 and 2003, with Green Valley Ranch winning in 2009


 “We’re honored and overjoyed to be presented with this prestigious award,” said Station Casinos’ Vice President of Entertainment Judy Alberti. “Station Casinos takes pride in providing the best overall guest experience possible and are grateful to have once again been recognized by the Academy of Country Music.”


Red Rock Resort was host to some of country music’s most popular and iconic artists in 2012, including Toby Keith, Brantley Gilbert, Luke Bryan, Aaron Lewis, Uncle Kracker and Jerrod Niemann. The property is also home to weekly performances of Nashville Unplugged, which stars singer/songwriters Brian McComas and Aaron Benward and features some of the most talented and accomplished songwriters in country music, including Brett James and Tim Nichols.


About Red Rock Resort
Named by Condé Nast magazine as one of the world’s best new hotels in their 2007 Hot List issue, Red Rock Resort is one of Las Vegas’ premier off strip luxury resorts located 10 miles west of the Strip. The resort features more than 800 guest rooms and suites, a 25,000 square foot spa, 9 restaurants, a spectacular pool area, movie theatres, bowling at Red Rock Lanes and a full array of gaming. To learn more about Red Rock Resort, please call (702) 797-7777 or visit