Who is Richard Haskins? Richard J. Haskins, the president of Red Rock Resorts and Station Casinos, died while vacationing with a watercraft while vacationing in Michigan. Haskins had worked at Station Casinos for 25 years, the company said. An announcement on a succession plan will be made in the coming days.
President Richard J. Haskins of Red Rock Resorts was killed in an accident on July 4 with a watercraft, the company said Saturday.
“It is with great sadness that we announce that Richard J. Haskins, President of Red Rock Resorts, Inc. and Station Casinos LLC, was killed in a watercraft accident today during a vacation in Michigan,” the company said in a statement. “The whole family of Station Casinos mourns this loss. On behalf of our Board of Directors, our management team and our staff, we express our deep sympathy for the Haskins family.”
Red Rock’s board of directors will announce a succession plan “in the coming days,” the company said.
“Words cannot express what Rich has meant to the company and to me in the 25 years he has been at Station Casinos,” Red Rock CEO and Chairman Frank Fertitta III said in a statement. ‘He was a trusted advisor, a brilliant strategist, a steady hand in good times and in bad and most importantly – a friend to everyone.’
President Richard J. Haskins of Red Rock Resorts was killed in an accident on July 4 with a watercraft. Credit Red Rock Resorts
“It’s hard to imagine that Station Casinos is the company it is now without Rich,”” Fertitta continued. “He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his children, his family and his loved ones.”