The Cheapest Stock in Gaming Today


Today contributor and gaming expert Travis Hoium looks at the cheapest stock in gaming today: Melco Crown (NAS: MPEL) .

As Travis explains, Melco has far more upside than competing gaming stocks because it's building off a smaller base of casinos. Plans to roll out additional locations will have a far more dramatic impact on the company's bottom line than more established operators like Las Vegas Sands (NYS: LVS) . Not only that, but Melco Crown is cheaper on an EV/EBITDA multiple as well.

That doesn't mean Melco is the only promising stock out there today. There is something to be said for mega-operator Las Vegas Sands as well. The company sports a dividend and some of the best properties in the world.

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