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-- Las Vegas Sands up 22%.
Over the past year Wynn Resorts up 27%.
Over the past year.
But Caesars Entertainment well went public last February and in less than eight months -- a public company sees your stock has dropped more than 55%.
The casino giant is expanding past the -- of old and changing the way it does business could this be an opportunity.
Joining me now -- -- Fox Business exclusive Caesars Entertainment chairman CEO and president Gary Loveman.
What are you guys like -- Well remember we -- Republicans February retreated up from about 918.
-- the -- you're describing is treated for me teams were very close to where the -- which went public for your comfortable with how the stock -- -- -- -- always -- -- do better but the company sold largely held by private equity interest is part of the privatization of the company's triple X number of years ago so.
The float is very small and that the stock trades very -- each day.
And the debt is hide their critics who still feel while that's that's a pretty.
Big chunk of debt within twenty billing and so what are you -- to pay it down.
Well we updated on a couple of ways first we have to continue to improve operations and expand the network of the business which were doing.
And then secondly over time we need to continue to work on the balance sheet introduce more equity in exchange for debt continue over the business to a -- -- You have your plan we do okay and your new plan involves expanding beyond -- -- split.
I mean not look at what you're doing horseshoe is a name that might not be familiar with everybody on the West Coast but now it's huge in Cleveland these -- casinos in Cleveland in Massachusetts.
-- you are trying to different model here.
But what's the -- how do you feel little payoff.
Or business is fundamentally based on the network or we get to dole as many customers as possible and then encouraged to visit us -- -- many places so we have 45 million American adults who see us close to home and -- the biggest of New Orleans and we talk Chicago.
So when we consider -- new metropolitan area like Cleveland or Cincinnati or Baltimore or Boston all of which we are in the process of doing.
Did we get them not only to business locally but didn't where we operated these destinations.
Fox Business is going to Cleveland next week will be live their Thursday and Friday talking about how Cleveland is a city that's open for business and part of what we're looking -- aside from the Indians and the browns and the Cleveland clinic and all these great companies like KeyCorp.
Is the fact that horseshoe has brought a whole bunch of business -- attraction to a different part of -- It's a greater -- stories are here you have a terrific city with a wonderful history.
But not as much vitality is it would have liked -- -- -- or perhaps highest -- -- there they now big welcomed us to the city -- a remarkable fashion.
We opened in the middle of -- and we've had a million and a half people a million and a half this so.
A facility that's open 24 hours that David has a big audience of visitors 1520000 people every day seven days week it doesn't transform into effect on the -- -- -- higher.
We've been -- we had 60000.
Applications for the thousand or so people we hire efficiently.
And we continue to hire as we get the business bigger and bigger and instead on the road -- second thing is that our partnership with -- -- will develop their own them on the riverfront.
In the same things -- -- it and we have a gigantic facility that will -- next march.
Now I want to get back to Las Vegas like you've opened something called Lincoln life and Q this is retail this -- restaurants as well as gambling.
Talk about what that can do for the brand.
What -- opening it next year so it's under construction it will be open soon will announce a number of our attendants on Monday night in a conference here for what it's intended valued I am Inkatha say hi and -- both third over this development deployment to your -- experience.
-- sorts of facilities abuse or -- restaurant nightlife in boutique retail operations that are only indoor facility you won't -- -- -- -- -- advocates.
And this is intended to be the meeting place for people in Vegas so much like Daniel -- is in Boston grove in Los Angeles -- One of the -- New York like village -- -- square this is where you go when your biggest it's in the middle of the strip were -- your state to be entertained 24 hours.
-- tip cup and my pronouncing that -- plate -- got online gambling now before the rules became more restrictive.
Online gambling was bringing in more than a billion in revenues but if you're able to capitalize in a certain way on gaming that's more social just what -- -- -- -- Casino games that are played for four and a -- much like Zynga games they're social games -- not gambling their legal for -- finally anywhere in the world.
But tickets -- go to FaceBook before you go to your -- provider or your android provider.
-- you download games called slaughter mania or Caesars casino.
And you can play these games on mobile devices on your laptop on your iPad you play them for fun and you can put a modest amount -- and extend the way in which you play the game for a few dollars extra.
Is this -- -- -- setter for when online gambling is eventually legalized like it's.
Both because only gambling legalization requires.
Rules to come in jurisdiction by jurisdiction this is legal for every human being on the planet to play.
No matter where -- what -- Gary Loveman thank you very much Caesars Entertainment it's a new publicly traded company but it's been around we all know the names of the brand.
Thank you want will be look forward to Singapore share casino in Cleveland next week that you -- appreciated thank you.
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