WYOMISSING, Pa., March 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (NASDAQ: GLPI) (“GLPI” or “the Company”) announced today that it has entered into agreements with Penn National Gaming, Inc. (PENN: Nasdaq) (“Penn National”) under which the Company will purchase the real estate assets of the Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino as well as penn Nationals Morgantown country. Pennsylvania development in exchange for an aggregate non-paying rent of $337.5 million. The parties will enter into a lease for the Morgantown country, which will generate an initial annual rent of $US 3 million for GLPI. The national gambling authority said on Friday it would abide by industry guidelines on licensing and leasing, but would abide by any order from the president. After the termination of the agreements, APE Macao “made use of its rights to demand the return of the rented electronic gaming devices,” the parent company said. He added that he would look for new tenants for such devices “in Macau or other Southeast Asian countries.” With the current lease, which is estimated to deny the Philippine government $9.6 million a year, asking for it to be continued only with the agreement of Pagcor and NEDA seems an unattainable task. MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippine Attorney General has ordered a review of a lease for a $1.5 billion casino project by Landing International Development, after President Rodrigo Duterte abruptly stopped it, saying it was unfavorable to the government. This step-by-step overview can help your Tribal gaming business prepare for and comply with the new leasing accounting standard. GASB 87 is valid for years beginning after June 15, 2021 and a retrospective presentation is required. These steps can help you prepare and understand how to apply the new leasing accounting rules in your procedures. Since leases are accounted for on the balance sheet, your casino should consider the impact on debt obligations.
Some credits include debt Covenants linked to investment coverage ratios or restrictions on new debt agreements. The debt Covenants impact assessment should be carried out as part of the leasing review. If the inclusion of transaction leases results in a breach of its obligations, your casino should contact your bank to amend the agreement or make a waiver statement. But below GASB 87, if the casino expects to exercise the two-year extension, the asset would be recorded with a value of $520,000. A liability would also be recognized for this amount. The assets would be amortized over three years at $173,333 per year. The casino`s EBITDA would be higher by US$46,667 in the first year and US$23,333 $US in two and three years. Leases between related parties and persons are treated in the same way as other leases. Leasing contracts concluded with affiliated undertakings and persons structured as short-term leasing contracts with the aim of being maintained over several years are not exempt from the reporting obligations of GASB 87. The Tropicana Las Vegas is located on 35 acres of land, at the corner of Tropicana Boulevard and Las Vegas, about 2.5 miles from McCarran International Airport, at the southern end of the Las Vegas Strip.
Penn National will continue to operate the Tropicana Las Vegas subject to a lease cancellable at nominal rent, with Penn National assuming all carry costs to GLPI and receiving a share of the net upside above a threshold, provided the property is sold within 24 months. GLPI plans to explore all options regarding the Tropicana Las Vegas in order to create and deliver value for its shareholders. “At the time of this announcement, Siam Star and Glimex have failed to pay APE Macau leasing leases of approximately HKD 17 million and HKD 9 million respectively under the finance leases,” the Hong Kong-listed company said in its filing on Thursday. She added that these agreements had been “denounced on 21 May 2020”. The asset should be amortized over the shorter life or lease term. . . .