Gamehost reports $5.8M Q3 earnings

Gamehost Inc. (TSX: GH), which has its headquarters in Red Deer County, generated third-quarter earnings of $5.8 million, the company reported late Tuesday.

Gamehost Inc. (TSX: GH), which has its headquarters in Red Deer County, generated third-quarter earnings of $5.8 million, the company reported late Tuesday.

That figure marked a 38 per cent improvement over the $4.2 million recorded for the same period in 2012.

Operating revenue for the three months ended Sept. 30 was 19.2 million, up two per cent from $18.8 million a year earlier.

Earnings per share were 23 cents, a 28 per cent jump from 18 cents in the third quarter of 2012.

Gamehost’s operations include the Boomtown Casino in Fort McMurray, as well as the Great Northern Casino, the Service Plus Inns & Suites hotel and a strip mall in Grande Prairie. The company also has a 91 per cent interest in the Deerfoot Inn & Casino in Calgary.