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Boyd Gaming Donates More Than $196,000 Through 'Wreaths and Trees of Hope' Competition 


Boyd Gaming destinations nationwide helped make the season of giving brighter with the Company’s annual holiday competitions, “Wreaths of Hope” and “Trees of Hope.” More than 165 non-profit organizations nationwide participated in the 2022 competition, as Boyd Gaming properties across the country awarded a combined prize pool of more than $196,000.


A total of 24 Boyd Gaming properties in ten states participated in the fan-favorite competitions, decorating wreaths and trees to benefit local charities. The public was invited to vote for their favorite wreath or tree online via Boyd Gaming’s social media platforms, or in-person at participating properties. In total, more than 124,000 votes were cast nationwide.


First-place winners of the 2022 Wreaths and Trees of Hope competitions, as selected by Boyd Gaming guests and team members, were:




Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa: Pawtastic Friends

Cannery Casino Hotel: PAWsitive Difference

Suncoast Hotel and Casino: U.S. VETS Las Vegas

Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall: Positively Kids

Main Street Station Hotel and Casino: Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club

Gold Coast Hotel and Casino: Kline Veterans Fund

The Orleans Hotel and Casino: Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada



Par-A-Dice Casino: Freedom Paws


Blue Chip Casino Hotel Spa: Michiana Humane Society

Belterra Casino Resort: League for Animal Welfare


Diamond Jo Casino: Hospice of Dubuque

Diamond Jo Worth: Humane Society of North Iowa


Kansas Star Casino: Beauties and Beasts


Amelia Belle Casino: Chez Hope

Delta Downs Racetrack Hotel & Casino: Queen of Pink

Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino: Opelousas Lions Club

Sam’s Town Shreveport: Saved by Grace Animal Rescue

Treasure Chest Casino: Animal Rescue New Orleans


Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall Tunica: Tunica Humane Society

IP Casino Resort Spa: Gulf Coast Center for Non-Violence


Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles: St. Charles City-County Library Foundation

Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City: Wayside Waifs


Belterra Park: League for Animal Welfare


Valley Forge Casino Resort: Laurel House


For a full list of winners and photos by property, visit here.