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LAS VEGAS, July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Galaxy Theatres, LLC is set to expand operations to Northern Nevada with its newest location at Casino Fandango in Carson City. The new multiplex, equipped with ten digital projector screens featuring REAL 3-D technology, will open its doors to the public on Friday, August 3.
The $15 million multiplex will have 10 auditoriums complete with stadium-style seating and high-back plush rocker seats, with capacities ranging from 150 to 400 patrons. Each high definition screen will offer high-end digital projection systems with DLP Cinema(R) technology ensuring the ultimate color, clarity and detail in every picture. Galaxy Theatres Carson City will be the only all-digital movie theatre in Northern Nevada and will become Galaxy Theatre's second all-digital theatre in Nevada.
Galaxy Theatres, LLC specializes in developing and operating multiplex theatres in the western United States in secondary markets and niche opportunities in larger markets. Locations include Texas, California, Washington and Nevada. The company's key management team has more than 70 years of combined experience in theatre operations and includes Frank J. Rimkus, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer; Rafe Cohen, Chief Operating Officer and President; Lee E. Josselyn, Vice President and Film Buyer; and Charles Goodman, Vice President of Operations.
Owned by Las Vegas-based Carson Gaming, Casino Fandango opened in south Carson City in July 2003. Located on Highway 395 in Carson City, the casino features more than 35,000 square feet of gaming with 750 slots, 10 table games, a luxurious Poker Room, a newly remodeled Race & Sports Book, a high definition movie theatre and three restaurants. Ti Amo's Italian Grille will open in August 2007, and construction is underway for a 100-room Marriott Courtyard, scheduled for completion in 2008.
Galaxy Theatres, LLC is a fully integrated movie theater company. Formed in 1998, its focus is to capitalize on emerging growth opportunities in selected markets of the western United States. Since 1986, Galaxy Theatres principals have been involved in developing and/or operating theatres totaling more than 177 screens. Galaxy Theatres' film studio relationships include Buena Vista Pictures, Castle Hill Productions, Columbia Pictures, Disney Studios, DreamWorks Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures, Lions Gate Films, MGM Studios, Miramax Films, New Line Pictures, Paramount Pictures, Trimark Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Universal Pictures and Warner Bros. Films.
Source: Galaxy Theatres, LLC.
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