On US Independence Day, July 4, Richard Haskins, President of Red Rock Resorts and Station Casino, was killed. The tragedy struck Lake Michigan when Richard Haskins was driving his personal watercraft and collided with a 27-foot powerboat. From his injuries, 56-year-old Richard Haskins has died. It is reported by WZZM-TV.
In a brief statement on July 4, the company announced that Richard J. Haskins, president of Red Rock Resorts and Station Casino, had died Saturday in a ship crash while on vacation in Michigan.
“The entire Station Casinos family mourns this loss. On behalf of our Board of Directors, management and employees, we offer our deepest condolences to the Haskins family, ”the statement said.
According to Frank Fertitta III, CEO and Chairman of Red Rock Resorts, Haskins spent 25 years with the company.
“He was a trusted advisor, a brilliant strategist, a stable hand in good times, bad and most importantly, a friend to everyone,” Fertitta said in a written statement. “It’s very hard to imagine that Station Casino is a company without Rich today. We will miss him very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with his children and with his family. "