Melco Crown (NASDAQ: MPEL ) has been one of the hottest stocks in gaming, and if that streak is going to continue, there are some factors investors need to watch. Cotai is clearly key, and so will the Philippines be, but gaming analyst Travis Hoium thinks the biggest risk to watch is table games at Studio City. Without them, he says in the following video, the giant development won't be as profitable as investors are expecting and that's worth keeping an eye on.
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