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Full House Resorts (FLL)

Participants
Daniel Lee President and CEO
Lewis Fanger SVP and CFO
Chad Beynon Macquarie Research
Jim Marrone Singular Research
Andrew Boone Quantum Capital Management
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Operator

Good day ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for standing by. Welcome to the Full House Resorts Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded. At this time, I'd like to turn the conference over to Mr. Officer House Financial Chief Fanger, of Resorts. Full Lewis

may now begin. You

Lewis Fanger

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Daniel Lee

sure. Yes,

Lewis Fanger

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Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

year, Dan. a $XXX,XXX It's

Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

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Daniel Lee

Yes. Right.

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Lewis Fanger

Dan. my list, everything Got on

Daniel Lee

our say, -- our … total is million let's XX guess is our like debt cash and $XXX I

Lewis Fanger

and cash $XX.X a total little above $XX million million. is

Daniel Lee

million. $XX

whole ago in we are came pretty we than balance sheet, better is it shape years good three our So when lot on a here. was which

are happy So with we questions. any take that, to

Operator

will Instructions] Thank question We take our first Chad Macquarie. with Beynon you. [Operator from

ChadBeynon

Thanks Dan afternoon, Lewis. question. and Hi, for the taking

Lewis Fanger

Chad. Hi,

Chad Beynon

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Daniel Lee

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bet. Some people that made

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Lewis Fanger

Delaware has too. has and it now Jersey now, it

Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

say Don't is, what yes. it

Daniel Lee

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Chad Beynon

great. Thank That's you.

on. moving Okay,

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Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

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Daniel Lee

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million will $X renovations on that call to building. We it

Lewis Fanger

more. Yes, little

Lewis Fanger

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Chad Beynon

Thanks. Okay.

Lewis Fanger

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Lewis Fanger

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Daniel Lee

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arguably rooms, the in town best decent actually. pretty rooms So

Chad Beynon

last Great. Thanks. then And just one. the

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Daniel Lee

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Chad Beynon

outset. all Thanks it. due Best and Okay. Appreciate the for about you everything luck that the diligence. approvals the talked of in on

Daniel Lee

Okay. Thank you.

Lewis Fanger

Thanks, Chad.

Operator

Jim from Thank Singular you. Marrone Research. We [Operator hear Instructions] will with

Lewis Fanger

Jim. Hey,

Jim Marrone

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Daniel Lee

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Jim Marrone

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Daniel Lee

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Jim Marrone

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Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

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Jim Marrone

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Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

Hill. MGM Park

Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

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Operator

Boone We have Quantum an with additional question from Andrew Capital.

Andrew Boone

Thanks. Hi, guys.

Daniel Lee

Andrew. Hi,

Andrew Boone

Thanks questions. for taking my

you of thought, just I think Just that to retaining within line wanted about the how guys upside. ask

about Denver Colorado Just in sale. potential and Cripple Springs Nevada retaining for the how Creek, that noting the of guys given is the Gold, your then, of kind upside? do secondly, And and earlier comments on just up think recently growth you in Washington

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Daniel Lee

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Lewis Fanger

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Daniel Lee

I isn't guess your whole million, the is And point. $XXX

Daniel Lee

Yes. That’s right.

Daniel Lee

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Andrew Boone

Great. Thanks, guys.

Daniel Lee

Thank you, Andrew.

Operator

over And back no speakers or queue. questions floor any we the our for additional will in the to I remarks. additional closing have turn

Lewis Fanger

Dan. time, of out are because Good,

Daniel Lee

Okay.

Lewis Fanger

Do you to want say anything?

Daniel Lee

No.

Lewis Fanger

Thank you very much guys.

Operator

does participation. That Thank again conclude and your conference. you Thank ladies for gentlemen today’s you, again. all

now disconnect. may You