Company:  RIVIERA HOLDINGS CORP
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  4/1/2013 
CIK:  0000899647 
Address:  2901 LAS VEGAS BLVD SOUTH 
City, State, Zip:  LAS VEGAS, Nevada 89109 
Telephone:  (702) 734-5110 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Description of Business
Riviera Holdings Corporation, a Nevada corporation ("RHC" or the "Company"), through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Riviera Operating Corporation ("ROC"), owns and operates the Riviera Hotel & Casino ("Riviera Las Vegas") located on the Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, Nevada. Riviera Las Vegas, which opened in 1955, has a long-standing reputation for delivering traditional Las Vegas-style gaming, entertainment and other amenities. The Company was incorporated in Nevada on January 27, 1993. The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Riviera Black Hawk, Inc. ("RBH"), owns and operates the Riviera Black Hawk Casino ("Riviera Black Hawk"), a casino in Black Hawk, Colorado, which opened on February 4, 2000. The Company determines segments based upon geographic gaming markets and reviews corporate expenses separately. The Company has two segments: the Las Vegas, Nevada market and the Black Hawk, Colorado market.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I
      Item 1. Business
      Item 1A. Risk Factors
      Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments
      Item 2. Properties
      Item 3. Legal Proceedings
      Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures
    PART II
      Item 5. Market for Registrant's Common Equity, Related ...
      Item 6. Selected Financial Data
      Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
        Results of Operations
        Liquidity and Capital Resources
      Item 7A. Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about ...
      Item 8. Financial Statements and Supplementary Data
      Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants on ...
      Item 9A. Controls and Procedures
      Item 9B. Other Information
    PART III
      Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance
        NAME AND TITLE
        NAME AND TITLE
      Item 11. Executive Compensation
        COMPENSATION TABLE
      Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners ...
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
        BENEFICIAL OWNERS
      Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions ...
      Item 14. Principal Accounting Fees and Services
    PART IV
      Item 15. Exhibits, Financial Statement Schedules
    SIGNATURES
    EXHIBIT INDEX
    REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM ON THE
    Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
    BALANCE SHEET
    BALANCE SHEET
    INCOME STATEMENT
    STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
    CASH FLOW
    NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
  EXHIBIT 10.10
  EXHIBIT 21.1
  EXHIBIT 31.1
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  EXHIBIT 31.2
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  EXHIBIT 32.1
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