Full House Resorts Acquires Stockman's Casino in Fallon, Nevada
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Full House Resorts, Inc. (Amex: FLL) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Stockman's Casino in Fallon, Nevada from the James R. Peters Family Trust for a purchase price of $25.5 million, subject to adjustment based on Stockman's financial performance over the past 12 months. Stockman's Casino has approximately 8,400 square feet of gaming space with 274 slot machines, 4 table games and keno. There is a bar, a fine dining restaurant and a coffee shop. In addition, the facility includes a Holiday Inn Express, which has 98 guest rooms, indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, fitness center, meeting room and a business center. The acquisition was funded in part by a Reducing Revolving Loan from Nevada State Bank of $16 million.
T. Wesley Elam, Vice President of Operations, who will oversee Stockman's, stated, "we are very pleased with the level of proficiency and professionalism of the staff and the upkeep of the facility. We expect to build on the solid foundation that the Peters family has built over the years and we hope to continue their efforts."
Andre M. Hilliou, CEO of Full House Resorts, said that, "the acquisition of Stockman's creates the foundation for our entry into the local casino market. It provides a more stable long-term revenue stream while at the same time providing a training base for our upcoming tribal operations."
About Full House Resorts, Inc.
Full House owns, develops and manages gaming facilities. Full House owns the Stockman's Casino and Holiday Inn Express in Fallon, Nevada which has 8,400 square feet of gaming space with approximately 280 gaming machines, 4 table games and a keno game. The casino has a bar, a fine dining restaurant and a coffee shop. The Holiday Inn Express has 98 guest rooms, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, fitness club, meeting room and business center. Full House also manages Midway Slots and Simulcast at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington, Delaware, along with the owner of the adjacent racetrack. Midway Slots and Simulcast has a total of 1,581 gaming devices, a 350-seat buffet, a 50-seat diner, gourmet Steak House and an entertainment lounge. Full House also has a management agreement with the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians for the development and management of a first-class casino/resort with more than 2,000 gaming devices in the Battle Creek, Michigan area, which is currently in development. In addition, Full House has a Gaming Management Agreement with the Nambe Pueblo of New Mexico for the development of a coordinated entertainment venue centered on a 50,000 square foot casino and with the Northern Cheyenne Nation of Montana for the development and management of a 27,000 square foot gaming facility. Further information about Full House can be viewed on its web site at www.fullhouseresorts.com.
Some of the statements made in this release are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon Full House's current expectations and projections about future events and generally relate to Full House's plans, objectives and expectations for Full House's business. Although Full House's management believes that the plans and objectives expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, the outcome of such plans, objectives and expectations involve risks and uncertainties including without limitation, regulatory approvals, financing sources and terms, integration of acquisitions, competition and business conditions in the gaming industry. Additional information concerning potential factors that could affect Full House's financial condition and results of operations is included in the reports Full House files with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including, but not limited to, its Form 10-KSB for the most recently ended fiscal year.
For the foregoing reasons, readers and investors are cautioned that there also can be no assurance that the outcomes expressed in Full House's forward- looking statements included in this release and otherwise will prove to be accurate. In light of the significant uncertainties inherent in such forward- looking statements, the inclusion of such information should not be regarded as a representation or warranty by Full House or any other person that Full House's objectives and plans will be achieved in any specified time frame, if at all. Full House does not undertake any obligation to update any forward- looking statements or to announce revisions to any forward-looking statements.
SOURCE Full House Resorts
Released February 1, 2007