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Casino City Releases North American Gaming Almanac: Gaming Revenue Grows Slightly for the Second Consecutive Year(October 30, 2013)
Newton, Massachusetts, Oct. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The 2013-2014 edition of Casino
City's North American Gaming Almanac and CD, released
today by Casino City Press, reports that in 2011 gaming revenue in
the US increased by 0.89 percent, for a total of $89.04
The Almanac contains nearly 750 pages on the North
American gaming market, including market profiles for each
state and Canadian province and nearly 1,000 revenue charts and
tables. Property rankings are also included, with top properties
listed by type of gaming activity and property, and number of
gaming positions, machines, table games, and hotel rooms.
Each gaming market profile includes a legislative overview,
2011 gaming revenue figures by type (commercial gaming, Indian
gaming lotteries, etc.), 2012 monthly total gaming revenue figures
for several states, gaming property counts, machine and table game
counts and distribution, gaming property profiles by type and by
location, property owner profiles, and regulatory bodies.
"The North American Gaming Almanac is exceptionally helpful in
obtaining a comprehensive view of the ever-changing gaming
industry. The way the data is presented allows such versatility of
use that financial analysts, gaming analysts, market research
consultants, casino operators, industry suppliers, regulators,
libraries, and universities have all found that the Almanac
facilitates their endeavors," says Michael Corfman, Casino City
CEO. "Uses range from developing benchmarks to analyzing
competitors and industry trends."
Key findings in Casino City's North
American Gaming Almanac:
In the United States:
- Casino and card room gaming accounted for 42% of total US
gaming revenue, tribal gaming for 30%, lotteries for 25%, and race
and sports wagering for 3%.
- In terms of total gaming revenue, the top two state performers,
Nevada and California, were nearly neck-on-neck with totals of $9.9
billion and $9.89 billion respectively. New York, Pennsylvania and
Florida rounded out the top five with totals of $5.32 billion,
$4.38 billion, and $4.31 billion respectively.
- The state of Alabama experienced the most gaming revenue
growth, followed in order by Maryland, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, and
- New Jersey experienced a fairly significant decline of 6.9% in
total gaming revenue.
Across the U.S. and Canada:
- Tribal gaming in North America experienced the greatest growth
with an increase of 3.66%, followed by lottery and casino and card
room gaming with increases of 2.25% and 0.41%, respectively.
- The only decline was seen in race and sports wagering, which
The North American Gaming Almanac CD version includes profiles
and statistics for more than 1,500 gaming properties plus 236
annual reports, useful analysis tools, an interactive gaming
property map, and other features. A spreadsheet is also included on
the CD containing historical gaming revenue data back to the year
2000 for each gaming jurisdiction and associated gaming
Together with Casino
City's Indian Gaming Industry Report by Dr. Alan Meister,
the Almanac provides comprehensive coverage of gaming in the North
Details on both publications and on other Casino City Press
titles are available at http://www.CasinoCityPress.com.
CONTACT: Andrea Mullaney
Director of Marketing
Casino City Press
617-332-2850 ext 135
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