On May 22, 2013, Rocky Gap opened its recently completed gaming facility which features 558 video lottery terminals, 10 table games, a casino bar and a new lobby food and beverage outlet. The AAA Four Diamond Award® winning property also includes a hotel, restaurants, spa, and the only Jack Nicklaus signature golf course in Maryland. A new event center is being constructed which will be able to accommodate large groups and will feature multiple flexible use meeting rooms and is expected to be available for use in the fourth quarter of 2013. Lakes expenses certain project preopening costs as incurred. During the second quarter of 2013, Lakes recognized preopening expenses of $0.9 million related to the Rocky Gap project. There were no preopening expenses during the second quarter of 2012.
There were no impairments and other losses during the second quarter of 2013. Lakes recognized impairments and other losses of $1.4 million during the second quarter of 2012 which included $0.8 million due to the March 2012 determination that Lakes would not continue to move forward with the casino project with the Jamul Indian Village (“Jamul Tribe”) near San Diego, California, and the termination of Lakes’ agreement with the Jamul Tribe. Also included in impairments and other losses for the three months ended July 1, 2012 were $0.6 million related to costs associated with development plans for the Rocky Gap project which were subsequently revised.
Amortization of intangible assets related to Indian casino projects was $0.3 million for each of the second quarters of 2013 and 2012.
Depreciation and amortization was $0.5 million for the three months ended June 30, 2013 compared to $0.1 million for the three months ended July 1, 2012. The increase related to depreciation on Rocky Gap fixed assets.Other income, net, was $1.5 million for the second quarter of 2013 compared to $1.4 million for the second quarter of 2012, a significant portion of which relates to non-cash accretion of interest on the Company’s notes receivable.
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