Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The past five years for the Global Casinos and Online Gambling industry has brought a major shift in the industry's key markets. More specifically, the five-year period has signaled a shift of revenue growth from the United States toward Asia. While new markets in the United States are opening up as state governments look for more sources of revenue, the shift in revenue toward Asian markets has increasingly gained permanency for industry operators. Going forward, industry performance is expected to accelerate just slightly over the next five years. Economic volatility in China is expected to continue to hamper industry revenue growth... 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