Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Despite a minor hiccup in 2009 when the global economy suffered, the Global Casinos and Online Gambling industry has fared well in the past five years. Strong growth will continue as more casinos open in China and other Asian countries. Established markets have reached maturity and have less room for revenue growth, new markets will open up and increase access to gaming activities... read more
The Global Casinos and Online Gambling industry has a moderate level of capital intensity. The industry is a personal service and hospitality industry that requires face-to-face contact for functions such as table betting and servicing slot machines and patrons. It also requires significant labor input in areas such as food and beverage service, cleaning and maintenance.
A significant capital investment in buildings and equipment is required to establish a gaming facility. This includes slot machines, gaming tables, bars, restaurants and security systems. Industry clients typically visit casinos to gamble, watch live entertainment, dine at a restaurant and shop at boutiques... read more