|Hacienda Resorts, Inc.|
Santa Fe Corporation
Sahara Gaming Corporation
Santa Fe Gaming Corporation
|Traded as||OTC Pink No Information: ARHN|
|Paul W. Lowden (CEO)|
Archon Corporation is an entertainment company based in Laughlin, Nevada. The company has owned casinos and water parks. Members of board of directors include State Senator Sue Lowden who was chairwoman of the Nevada Republican Party and State Senator Bill Raggio. Lowden is also executive vice president, secretary and treasurer for the company.
The company was first renamed Santa Fe Corporation and later renamed again to the Sahara Gaming Corporation. Sahara Gaming attempted to sell 40 acres (16 ha) of land to Players International in 1994. The deal fell through on February 7, 1995.
Santa Fe Gaming
The company changed its name to Archon Corp. in May 2001.
In March 2013, Boston-based private equity firm Esplanade Capital, Archon's second-largest shareholder, offered to buy the company for $101.5 million. Lowden dismissed the proposal as "not really a serious" offer.
Chris Lowden, son of Paul and Sue Lowden, is currently being sued by investors for fraud and racketeering within the Stoney's Rockin' Country organization. The Stoney's trademark is currently owned by Archon Corporation 
- Commercial office buildings in Dorchester, Massachusetts
- Commercial office buildings in Gaithersburg, Maryland
- Stoney's Rockin' Country Trademark 
- 27-acre Wet 'n Wild site on the Las Vegas Strip
- Pioneer Hotel & Gambling Hall 
- Sahara Hotel and Casino
- Sahara Tahoe
- Sahara Reno
- Santa Fe Casino
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- Howard Stutz (April 15, 2013). "Investment firm makes offer for Laughlin casino operator Archon Corp". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 2013-04-15.
- "Jakub P. Medrala of Donath & Medrala, PLLC, and Telia U. Williams of Telia Law File a Shareholder Derivative Lawsuit Against the Top Brass of the World Famous Stoney's Rockin' Country | Donath & Medrala Law Firm Blog". www.domelaw.com. Retrieved 2016-06-22.
- "STONEY'S ROCKIN' COUNTRY Trademark of Archon Corporation - Registration Number 4687316 - Serial Number 86229386 :: Justia Trademarks". trademarks.justia.com. Retrieved 2016-06-22.
- Denevan, Jennifer. "Pioneer sold, new owner to take over May 1". Mojave Valley Daily News. Retrieved 2018-06-30.