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  • Game Host Incorporated
    A established Hotel and Gaming company in Alberta
    http://www.gamehost.ca/index.php
  • Beginnings
    A publicly trade company Gamehost Inc. was originally a income fund
    The Fund began in June 2003 with operations at the following properties
    Boomtown Casino, Ft. McMurray
    Great Northern Casino, Grand Prairie
    Service Plus Inns & Suites, Grande Prairie
    Deerfoot Inn and Casino, Calgary
    Retail Complex, Grande Prairie
    http://www.gamehost.ca/casinos.php
  • Growth
    Game Host Inc since its conversion from a income fund to a high yield paying corporation has paid consistent increasing distributions to its share holders
    http://www.gamehost.ca/casinos.php
  • Leadership
    The following are the key personnel in GameHost Inc. Management
    David J. Will, Chief Executive Officer
    Darcy J. Will, President
    Elston J. Noren, Chief Operations Officer
    Craig M. Thomas, CMA, Chief Financial Officer
  • Production
    GameHost ‘s main products are:
    Lodging
    Service Inn and Suites
    Deerfoot Inn
    Food and Beverage
    Hotel banquets
    Food outlets
    Entertainment
    Concerts
    Fight events
    Gaming
    Great Northern Casino
    Boomtown Casino
    Deerfoot Inn and Casino
  • Marketing
    GameHost Inc. has operations only in Alberta and markets extensively within the province
    Involved in additional tourism marketing for the greater Canadian market and International visitors
    Media Include:
    Print
    Radio
    Public (Transit)
  • Supply and Demand Of Gambling
    Society has a demand for gambling and as a result legal gambling has flourished and has spread to new markets
    Supply for gambling in Alberta has increased
    Demand for gambling may decrease if wages lower
    Supply is controlled by the government
    Increased demand has some negative social impacts
  • Productivity
    Lodging
    Rooms
    Food and Beverage
    Outlets
    Banquets
    Gaming
    Government regulated slot machines
    Property owned gambling tables
    Property Management
    Real estate leasing
  • Pricing
    Lodging
    Competitive yield management pricing
    Food and beverage
    Rooms
    Gaming Pricing strictly set by AGLC (Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission)
    Revenues gained from gaming offset food and labour cost
  • Fixed and Variable Costs
    Fixed Costs
    Labour
    Rent
    Equipment
    Variable Costs
    Gaming Revenues
  • Profits and Profit Margins
    http://www.gamehost.ca/documents/document/Q42010AFS.pdf
  • Competition
    Lodging business is monopolistic competition
    Their strongest competitors
    Grey Eagle Casino
    Marriot
    Gateway Casinos
    Competitive Advantages:
    Vegas style casinos
    Entertainment
  • Summary
    GameHost Inc. has effectively established itself as a provincial leader in lodging, gaming, real estate leasing and food and beverage services
    Gambling has reached a high saturation point and may lower future earnings
    The popularity of gambling with its high profit margins will continue to enhance the companies associated with GameHost and accentuate additional products and services
  • References
    http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/snapshot/snapshot.asp?ticker=GH:CN
    http://www.gamehost.ca/
    http://aglc.ca/useofproceeds/default.asp
    http://ca.hotstocked.com/companies/g/gamehost-inc-GH-6461.html
    http://www.deerfootinn.com/casino.php?type=high_limit_room
    http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-1838500008.html
    http://onlinecasinospotlight.com/2010/03/las-vegas-casino-supply-exceeds-demand/