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
North America has about 1,500 casino establishments across the United States, Canada and Mexico, but with most concentrated in the United States. The industry is concentrated in West region (which includes Nevada) and Mid-Atlantic region (which includes New Jersey), which combine for the majority (over 75.0%) of US industry revenue.
Concentration in these regions are a result of legislation and regulations, particularly licensing provisions, which have allowed this industry to only develop in these areas, as casinos are still banned in the majority of US states. The largest casino hotels are also located in these states... read more