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How do you value a Gaming business?

Gaming Industry Valuation Expertise: A business valuation from BizWorth is instrumental in estimating the sale price of a casino, arcade, or gaming business. Through a meticulous analysis of financial statements, gaming revenue data, and operational expenses, BizWorth provides a comprehensive understanding of the business's economic health. Importantly, this valuation extends beyond traditional metrics to consider the unique factors that contribute to the venue's success, such as the variety of gaming offerings, customer experience, and the popularity of special events or promotions. With BizWorth's precision in gaming industry valuation, potential sellers gain insights that ensure the sale price reflects not only the financial standing but also the appeal and market positioning of the venue in the gaming and entertainment sector.

Strategic Industry Insight: BizWorth combines financial acumen with specialized expertise in the gaming and entertainment sector when valuating businesses like casinos, arcades, and gaming venues. Beyond numerical metrics, BizWorth considers factors such as the venue's reputation, customer satisfaction, and the adaptability of gaming offerings. This holistic approach encompasses trends in the gaming industry, the demand for unique and experiential entertainment, and the potential for growth in hosting events or introducing new games. With a BizWorth valuation, gaming and entertainment businesses gain a competitive edge, empowering sellers with insights that appreciate the strategic value of their venue in the dynamic and evolving gaming market.

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Valuation Approaches of a Gaming Business

Valuating a gaming business, such as a casino, arcade, or gaming venue, involves considering various factors within the gaming and entertainment industry. Here are the primary valuation approaches for such businesses:

Income Approach:

  • Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) Analysis: The income approach is fundamental for estimating the value of a gaming business. It involves projecting future cash flows generated by the business, considering factors such as gaming revenue, event bookings, and operational expenses. The present value of these anticipated cash flows is determined by applying an appropriate discount rate.

Market Approach:

  • Comparable Sales Analysis: This approach involves comparing the gaming business to similar businesses that have been sold or valued recently. Key financial metrics, such as price-to-revenue multiples or price-to-earnings ratios, are used to derive a valuation based on market transactions within the gaming and entertainment industry.

Asset-Based Approach:

  • Market Value of Tangible Assets: This approach assesses the market value of tangible assets, including gaming equipment, facilities, and any other physical assets owned by the business. It provides a foundational understanding of the business's net asset value.

Gaming Revenue and Customer Engagement:

  • The value of a gaming business is often closely tied to its gaming revenue and customer engagement. Factors such as the variety and popularity of games, customer visitation frequency, and the success of promotional events can influence the overall worth of the venue.

Brand and Reputation:

  • The reputation of the gaming business within the gaming and entertainment sector significantly impacts its value. Positive reviews, customer loyalty programs, and a strong brand presence contribute to a higher valuation.

Adaptability and Innovation:

  • The adaptability of the gaming business to industry trends and the introduction of innovative gaming experiences can positively influence valuation. Venues that continuously update their offerings to align with customer preferences and emerging trends may be valued higher.

Location and Accessibility:

  • The location of the business and its accessibility to the target audience play a crucial role. Gaming businesses situated in strategic locations or popular entertainment districts may command a higher valuation due to their visibility and accessibility.

Valuation of gaming and entertainment businesses often requires a combination of these approaches to arrive at a comprehensive estimate. Engaging with professionals experienced in the gaming industry and business valuation is advisable to ensure an accurate and thorough assessment of the business's worth.

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Shelia Darby, Managing Director of BizWorth

Shelia Darby

Managing Director, BizWorth

Serves as the managing director of BizWorth. Shelia's valuation experience spans nearly 25 years. The focus of her recent work has been on litigation engagements. Shelia is an elected member of the Ethics & Oversight Board of NACVA. Shelia is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and a Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA). She holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Baylor University and an MBA from Rice University.

Jon Donnel, Managing Director of Advisory at BizWorth

Jon Donnel

Managing Director, Valuation Advisory

Leads the Valuation Advisory Practice focused on complex valuations, loss profit calculations, partner buy-outs and disputes. Jon has held senior-level director positions for Fortune 50 companies and investment banks. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from Rice University.

Robert Brand

Director, Business Valuation

Leads BizWorth’s informational and certified business valuation practice. Robert is an officer of NACVA's Houston State Chapter and serves as the treasurer of Houston's Texas Association of Business Brokers. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). Robert is a former Combat Engineer serving in Iraq for the U.S. Army and holds a bachelor's degree in finance from University of Houston.

Renee Schreier

Director of Operations

Manages BizWorth's operations and strategic planning initiatives, report production and customer applications. Renee serves as the secretary of Houston's Texas Association of Business Brokers and was a former operations administrator with Accenture. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Lutheran University.

Joseph (Joey) Wilson

Senior Market Analyst

Leads BizWorth's industry and market research initiatives. Joey was a former production analyst with Scotiabank. He holds a BBA and Master of Finance degrees from the University of Oklahoma.

Dan Darby

Director of Pitch Books & CIMs

Leads Pitch Book and CIM report production. Former management consultant with several Big 5 and Fortune 50 companies. Holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Northwestern University.

Shelia Darby
Managing Director, BizWorth
Serves as the managing director of BizWorth. Shelia's valuation experience spans nearly 25 years. The focus of her recent work has been on litigation engagements. Shelia is an elected member of the Ethics & Oversight Board of NACVA. Shelia is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and a Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA). She holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Baylor University and an MBA from Rice University.
Jon Donnel
Managing Director, Valuation Advisory
Leads the Valuation Advisory Practice focused on complex valuations, loss profit calculations, partner buy-outs and disputes. Jon has held senior-level director positions for Fortune 50 companies and investment banks. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from Rice University.
Shelia Darby
Managing Director, BizWorth

Serves as the managing director of BizWorth. Shelia's valuation experience spans nearly 25 years. The focus of her recent work has been on litigation engagements. Shelia is an elected member of the Ethics & Oversight Board of NACVA. Shelia is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Certified Master Analyst in Financial Forensics (MAFF) and a Certified Machinery and Equipment Appraiser (CMEA). She holds a bachelor's degree in finance from Baylor University and an MBA from Rice University.

Jon Donnel
Managing Director, Valuation Advisory

Leads the Valuation Advisory Practice focused on complex valuations, loss profit calculations, partner buy-outs and disputes. Jon has held senior-level director positions for Fortune 50 companies and investment banks. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) and holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and an MBA from Rice University.

Robert Brand
Director, Business Valuation

Leads BizWorth’s informational and certified business valuation practice. Robert is an officer of NACVA's Houston State Chapter and serves as the treasurer of Houston's Texas Association of Business Brokers. He is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). Robert is a former Combat Engineer serving in Iraq for the U.S. Army and holds a bachelor's degree in finance from University of Houston.

Renee Schreier
Director of Operations

Manages BizWorth's operations and strategic planning initiatives, report production and customer applications. Renee serves as the secretary of Houston's Texas Association of Business Brokers and was a former operations administrator with Accenture. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Lutheran University.

Joseph (Joey) Wilson
Senior Market Analyst

Leads BizWorth's industry and market research initiatives. Joey was a former production analyst with Scotiabank. He is a NACVA Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) holds a BBA and Master of Finance degrees from the University of Oklahoma.

Dan Darby
Director of Pitch Books & CIMs

Leads Pitch Book and CIM report production. Former management consultant with several Big 5 and Fortune 50 companies. Holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University and a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership from Northwestern University.

Jack Nielsen
Financial Analyst

Leads financial analysis to support preparation of valuation reports and pitch books. Holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Texas A&M University.

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