The definitive study of the U.S. commerical gaming industry in 2020, providing key financial performance data and other metrics for the 29 states and D.C. with commercial gaming operations. The COVID-19 pandemic had a dramatic impact on the gaming industry in 2020, causing U.S. commercial casino gaming industry revenue to drop 31.3 percent from 2019…

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Readers might be wondering about the types of gambling that takes place inside the United States. Below is a glossary list of the betting opportunities Americans have, along with a quick description of each form of gambling. We provide revenue data for each type below. Commercial Casinos: Owned by private companies and publicly-traded companies alike.…

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According to The American Gaming Association (AGA), the gambling industry in the US is worth $261 billion and supports 1.8 million jobs in 40 states (1); however, gambling has had a difficult (and illegal) history in the USA and it is just up until now that the path is being cleared. Several anti-gambling laws have been…

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Many forms of gambling are legal in the United States, but no form of gambling is legal everywhere. Because the United States is a constitutional republic with a federated system of government, the USA is a patchwork of state and federal gaming laws. That makes gambling legality complicated in the United States. What it does…

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The gambling industry in the United States is the sum total of all forms of legal betting. US gambling includes commercial and tribal casinos, state and multistate lotteries, sportsbooks and racebooks, real money online casinos and poker sites, as well as charitable gaming and bingo halls. US gambling statistics do not include unregulated online gambling,…

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Utah and Hawaii are the only two US states which have a 100% ban on all forms of gambling. In Utah or Hawaii, you can’t visit a casino, buy a lottery ticket, make a sports bet, or even play in a bingo hall. All 48 other U.S. states have some form of legalized gambling. In…

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