The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Casinos & Online Gambling global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.


Market Share of Companies
Las Vegas Sands Corporation $x.xlock
SJM Holdings Limited $x.xlock
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Employment ('000)

Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Casinos and Online Gambling industry has experienced a major shift in its key markets over the five years to 2017. 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 attempt to acquire new sources of revenue, the shift in revenue toward Asian markets has increasingly influenced industry operators. 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...

Industry Key Buyers

The Global Casinos and Online Gambling industry has a low level of market share concentration. In 2017, the top four players account for an estimated 8.3% of industry revenue. This is mainly due to the geographically diverse nature of the industry, as well as the increasingly diverse range of products that have come to market with the introduction of online gambling. For example, within certain locals, such as Macau and Singapore, the industry is concentrated among just a few players, mainly due to the strict regulatory framework the industry is governed by. Industry concentration is increasing, particularly among mega-casino operators that have been successful in expanding into Macau where the industry is growing quickly. Las..

Additional Insights for the Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry are

  • Ability to attract local support/patronage
  • Ability to effectively manage risk
  • Close monitoring of competition
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global consumer spending and Global consumer sentiment index in the Global Casinos & Online Gambling industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry?

    This industry consists of gambling facilities that offer table wagering games and other gambling activities, such as slot machines. These establishments often provide food, beverage and lodging services. The industry also includes legal online gaming on casino-type games.

    Industry Products
    Gambling machines
    Gaming tables
    Online legal casino gaming services
    Food and beverages
    Industry Activities
    Operating licensed casino gaming facilities
    Operating online legal gaming facilities

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global consumer spending
  • Global consumer sentiment index
  • Global per capita income
  • Global tourist arrivals

  • Current Performance
  • Gaming expenditure increase
  • Global gaming shift
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Mature and growing markets
  • The years to come
  • The online evolution
  • Table: Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Tourism

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Airlines
  • Global Business Software
  • Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing
  • Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Gaming tables
  • Gambling machines
  • Other
  • Accommodation
  • Food and beverages
  • Online legal casino gaming services
  • Chart: Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Consumer drivers
  • Internet penetration
  • High stakes players

  • Major Markets
  • People aged 35-44
  • People aged 45-54
  • People aged 55-64
  • People aged 25-34
  • People aged 16-24
  • People aged 65-74
  • People aged 75+
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Taxes and fees
  • Marketing and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Casinos & Online Gambling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal
  • External

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Las Vegas Sands Corp.SJM Holdings Ltd.
  • Table: Las Vegas Sands Corp. - financial performance
  • Table: SJM Holdings Ltd. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Casinos & Online Gambling Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Global consumer spending (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A casino located at a racetrack.
  • Tables
  • Tables used for different games, including poker.
  • Ticket In/Ticket Out (Tito)
  • The use of cards with credits (instead of cash) for slot machine play.
  • Vip
  • A Very Important Person who is accorded special privileges due to his or her status or importance.
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