Eldorado Resorts will buy rival Isle of Capri Casinos for $1.7

By | September 20, 2016

eldorado-resorts-will-buy-rival-isle-of-capri-casinos-for-1-7The Isle of Capri Casinos will now be bought by a Gaming Company Eldorado Resorts for a price of amount $1.7 billion. The Isle of Capri’s currently holds $929 million of long term debt and hence the debts are also included in the final price.

According to the news the Eldorado will provide 1.638 shares to the Isle of Capri for a price of $23 per share. After this news, shares of the Isle of Capri brand surged up by 30 percent and it closed at $22.04 per share.

Meanwhile shares of Eldorado, a gaming company which owns seven casino across five states of the United States of America surged by 8.6 percent, when market was opened but it was closed nearly 3 percent, when day down.


A statement made by Gary Carano, the chief executive officer of the Eldorado Resorts stated that, “this combination will make our gaming scale high, without any overlap with our existing properties across the country”.

As the deal happened Eldorado, A Nevada based gaming company will now have 20,800 slot machines and 13 casino resorts in their inventory. The brand will also have 6,500 hotel rooms and 560 table games and many new video lottery terminals.

Financial advisor of the Eldorado is J.P. Morgan, which helped the company to make a deal of amount $2.1 billion; however credit Suisse is the financial advisor of Isle of Capri’s.

A few casinos owned by Eldorado are Eldorado Resort Casino, Eldorado Resorts, Inc, Eldorado Resort Casino Shreveport, and Eldorado Casino.