Gross Gaming Revenue Totaled $80.5 Billion in 2009


ROCKVILLE, MD–(Marketwire – October 18, 2010) – has announced the addition of Richard K. Miller & Associates’ new report “Casinos, Gaming & Wagering 2010” to their collection of Entertainment market reports. For more information, visit

Approximately 70% of U.S. adults placed a wager of some type in 2009. Americans wagered approximately $900 billion at casinos and racetracks, playing lottery games, and on other forms of legal betting. Gross gaming revenue — the amount retained by casinos, race tracks, lotteries, and other gaming hosts — totaled $80.5 billion in 2009. Casinos, Gaming & Wagering 2010 provides an in-depth analysis of the entire scope of these activities.

Demographic profiles of casino patrons and lottery players are provided in Casinos, Gaming & Wagering 2010, quantifying casino visitors and lottery players for 89 metropolitan areas.

Casinos, Gaming & Wagering 2010 also presents a statistical review of the casino sector covering casinos of all type: casino-megaresorts, casino-hotels, tribal casinos, riverboat casinos, racinos, card rooms, and bingo parlors. Emerging areas such as mobile wagering, server-based gaming, and skill-based gaming are also covered, as well as the latest trends in table games, slot machines, and sports betting. Further, the handbook assesses U.S. lotteries on a state-by-state basis. Thoroughbred and harness racing, greyhound racing, and jai-alai are also covered. And the outlook for legalized Internet gambling in the United States is discussed.

Casinos, Gaming & Wagering 2010 is the most comprehensive source for current gaming and wagering statistics and historical data available from any source and an invaluable tool for strategic planners at casinos and parimutuel tracks, lottery executives, marketers, gaming equipment suppliers, analysts, and researchers.

Past editions of this handbook have been used by virtually all major casinos, racetracks, and lottery agencies across the U.S., as well as dozens of libraries and regulatory agencies.

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