amous for the world's gambling hot spot, the Las Vegas strip, American casino market is set to register robust growth. Attractive new destinations and development of existing casinos is driving popularity in casino gaming. Some of the most thriving casino markets in the world such as the US, China (Macau, Hong Kong) and European regions are reaping large scale revenues that are translating into immense business opportunities for associated industries and development of regions encouraging gaming. United States represents the largest market of the us$ 91 billion global casino market.
Casino revenues in United States are expected to be worth us$ 68 billion in 2010. Asia-Pacific, another gaming haven, is expected to emerge as the fastest growing casino market. Stringent regulatory environment at regional and global levels is one of the major factors shaping the industry's fortunes. However, on the flip side, the industry continues to battle issues such as underage gambling, problem and pathological gambling.
Major players in the marketplace include MGM Mirage, Harrah's Entertainment, Ameristar Casinos, Century Casinos, Isle of Capri Casinos, Ladbrokes Ltd, Station Casinos and Sun International.
"Casinos: A Global Strategic Business Report", published by Global Industry Analysts, Inc., provides a comprehensive review of market trends, major developments, mergers, acquisitions, profiles of major players and other strategic industry activities. Analysis is presented for major geographic markets such as US, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the UK, Spain, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, The Netherlands, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Asia-Pacific (Macau, Australia), Latin America and rest of world
Analytical estimates and projections are provided over the years 2000 through 2010. Long-term projections are presented over the years 2011 through 2015.