Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2018

  • Pays: $18.1 Million to State and Horsemen
  • Loses: $361,000 for the Quarter

DOVER, Del.--()--Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE) today reported results for the three months ended March 31, 2018.

The Company’s revenues for the first quarter of 2018 were $43,159,000 compared with $44,012,000 for the first quarter of 2017.

Gaming revenues of $34,134,000 were down 3.3% compared to the first quarter of last year, primarily from lower slot machine win.

Other operating revenues increased to $9,025,000 compared to $8,706,000 last year. Occupancy levels in the Dover Downs Hotel were approximately 73% for the first quarter of 2018 compared with 74% for the first quarter of 2017.

General and administrative expenses were consistent with last year.

Depreciation expense increased to $2,140,000 from $1,946,000 last year.

Net loss was ($273,000), or ($.01) per diluted share, compared with net loss of ($196,000), or ($.01) per diluted share for the first quarter of 2017.

Denis McGlynn, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “Once again the Company demonstrated substantial gaming operational profitability which once again was totally wiped out by an unfair and outdated gaming revenue sharing formula.

“Legislation has been introduced to implement a more fair and realistic formula and we hope the Delaware Legislature and Administration will act favorably on it.”

This release contains or may contain forward-looking statements based on management’s beliefs and assumptions. Such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause results to vary materially. Please refer to the Company’s SEC filings for a discussion of such factors.

Owned by Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: DDE), Dover Downs Hotel & Casino® is a premier gaming and entertainment resort destination in the Mid-Atlantic region. Gaming operations consist of approximately 2,300 slots and a full complement of table games including poker. The AAA-rated Four Diamond hotel is Delaware’s largest with 500 luxurious rooms/suites and amenities including a full-service spa/salon, concert hall and 41,500 sq. ft. of multi-use event space. Live, world-class harness racing is featured November through April, and horse racing is simulcast year-round. Professional football parlay betting is accepted during the season. Additional property amenities include multiple restaurants from fine dining to casual fare, bars/lounges and retail shops. For more information, please visit www.doverdowns.com.

 
DOVER DOWNS GAMING & ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
In Thousands, Except Per Share Amounts
(Unaudited)
 
 

 

Three Months Ended
March 31,
2018   2017 *
Revenues:
Gaming $ 34,134 $ 35,306
Other operating   9,025     8,706  
  43,159     44,012  
Expenses:
Gaming 32,835 33,866
Other operating 7,034 6,837
General and administrative 1,385 1,375
Depreciation   2,140     1,946  
  43,394     44,024  
 
Operating loss (235 ) (12 )
 
Interest expense (209 ) (209 )
Other income   83     44  
 
Loss before income taxes (361 ) (177 )
 
Income tax benefit (expense)   88     (19 )
 
Net loss $ (273 ) $ (196 )
 
Net loss per common share:
- Basic $ (0.01 ) $ (0.01 )
- Diluted $ (0.01 ) $ (0.01 )
 
Weighted average shares outstanding:
- Basic 32,444 32,319
- Diluted 32,444 32,319
 

 

 

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*  

Prior-period information has been restated for the adoption of Accounting Standards Update (“ASU”) No. 2014-09, Revenue from

Contracts with Customers, and ASU No. 2017-07, Improving the Presentation of Net Periodic Pension Cost and Net Periodic

Postretirement Benefit Cost, which we adopted on January 1, 2018.

 
 
DOVER DOWNS GAMING & ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
In Thousands
(Unaudited)
   
 
March 31, December 31,
2018 2017 *
ASSETS
 
Current assets:
Cash $ 11,520 $ 10,714
Accounts receivable 3,463 3,557
Due from State of Delaware 1,866 5,720
Inventories 1,954 1,928
Prepaid expenses and other 2,178 2,840
Receivable from Dover Motorsports, Inc. 12 7

Income taxes receivable

  318     318  
Total current assets 21,311 25,084
 
Property and equipment, net 133,274 134,527
Other assets 373 564
Deferred income taxes   1,862     1,786  
Total assets $ 156,820   $ 161,961  
 
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
 
Current liabilities:
Accounts payable $ 2,709 $ 2,571
Purses due horsemen 1,889 5,814
Accrued liabilities 7,268 8,111
Deferred credits 170 49
Contract liabilities 3,913 3,724
Revolving line of credit   19,500     19,900  
Total current liabilities 35,449 40,169
 
Liability for pension benefits   7,298     7,483  

Total liabilities

  42,747     47,652  
 
Stockholders’ equity:
Common stock 1,841 1,827
Class A common stock 1,487 1,487
Additional paid-in capital 5,871 5,877
Retained earnings 109,578 109,817
Accumulated other comprehensive loss   (4,704 )   (4,699 )
Total stockholders’ equity   114,073     114,309  
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity $ 156,820   $ 161,961  
 
 
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*  

Prior-period information has been restated for the adoption of ASU No. 2014-09,

Revenue from Contracts with Customers, which we adopted on January 1, 2018.

 
 
DOVER DOWNS GAMING & ENTERTAINMENT, INC.
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
In Thousands
(Unaudited)
 
  Three Months Ended
March 31,
2018   2017 *
 
Operating activities:
Net loss $ (273 ) $ (196 )

Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash provided by operating activities:

Depreciation 2,140 1,946
Amortization of credit facility origination fees 10 13
Stock-based compensation 82 128
Deferred income taxes (88 ) (10 )
Losses on equity investments 5 -
Changes in assets and liabilities:
Accounts receivable 94 692
Due from State of Delaware 3,854 5,396
Inventories (26 ) (197 )
Prepaid expenses and other 659 226
Receivable from Dover Motorsports, Inc. (5 ) (1 )
Income taxes receivable - (21 )
Accounts payable 213 (94 )
Purses due horsemen (3,925 ) (5,565 )
Accrued liabilities (843 ) (1,827 )
Deferred credits 121 156
Contract liabilities 189 472
Liability for pension benefits   (144 )   (94 )
Net cash provided by operating activities   2,063     1,024  
 
Investing activities:
Capital expenditures (782 ) (574 )
Purchase of equity investments (11 ) (31 )

Proceeds from sale of equity investments

  10     30  
Net cash used in investing activities   (783 )   (575 )
 

Financing activities:

Borrowings from revolving line of credit 24,760 29,730
Repayments of revolving line of credit (25,160 ) (30,980 )
Repurchase of common stock   (74 )   (74 )
Net cash used in financing activities   (474 )   (1,324 )
 
Net increase (decrease) in cash 806 (875 )
Cash, beginning of period   10,714     11,677  
Cash, end of period $ 11,520   $ 10,802  
 
 
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*  

Prior-period information has been restated for the adoption of ASU No. 2014-09,

Revenue from Contracts with Customers, which we adopted on January 1, 2018.

 

Contacts

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc.
Timothy R. Horne - Sr. Vice President-Finance
302-857-3292

Contacts

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc.
Timothy R. Horne - Sr. Vice President-Finance
302-857-3292