The economic impact of gaming industry suppliers continues to grow by leaps and bounds, according to a recent study
May 22, 2019
The global gaming supplier industry generated a total economic impact of $55.8 billion, supported more than 202,000 employees, including 61,700 direct employees, and paid out a total of $14.1 billion in wages and salaries during 2018, according to a comprehensive report released by the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM).
On the Move is a monthly recap of promotions and recent hires within the commercial/tribal casino, regulatory and game equipment and services marketplaces. This month, we cover Anthony (Tony) Rodio named new CEO of Caesars Entertainment; Mary Elizabeth Higgins appointed CEO for Affinity Gaming; Ian Freeman has been tapped to the post of vice president of global business development for IGT PlayDigital.
As sports betting in the U.S. begins its jurisdictional march to what most everyone believes and hopes will be a nationwide (or thereabouts) market, one is reminded that you wouldn’t be in the gaming industry if you weren’t patient.
Scientific Games inked an agreement with Second State Gaming to install Bally MultiConnect (BMC) software at 20 truck stop locations throughout Pennsylvania. The new system will begin going live later this year, and will continue to be installed on 100 games at 20 locations based on gaming license approvals, according to a press release.
Two former statewide officials have joined together to examine whether or not the introduction of gaming in South Carolina would be beneficial. The group is called the Palmetto Forum for Gaming Studies and will be chaired by former State Superintendent of Education Dr. Jim Rex and former State Treasurer Converse Chellis, according to a press release.
Last month a press release crossed my desk about the Palmetto Forum for Gaming Studies—a group formed by two former South Carolina officials to examine the feasibility of bringing casino gaming to the state. Their goal is to determine if casinos are good for South Carolina, and something citizens will support.
Numerous jurisdictions are eager to launch sports betting—here are some important items to consider during the planning stages
April 15, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court’s striking down of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in May 2018 began a dramatic upheaval of America’s sports wagering landscape that is still causing seismic shockwaves throughout the industry.
For some, the results of this year’s Super Bowl were disappointing, with the New England Patriots topping the Los Angeles Rams in a low-scoring, rather staid affair. This was somewhat reflected in legal sports wagering results for the big game.
The number of U.S. states with legally approved sports betting will more than double in 2019 from nine to 18 or more as lawmakers capitalize on last year’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned a federal ban, according to a report published by GamblingCompliance, a London and Washington D.C.-based provider of independent business intelligence to the global sports betting industry.
In this issue of Slot Management & Marketing, we take a look at some session highlights for the upcoming Casino Marketing & Technology Conference, hear about the latest innovations in skill-based slots, learn about new concepts from NIGA, and much more!
In this issue of Sports Betting Management, read about the latest stories from the gaming industry's sports betting market, take a look at the optimization of sports betting, learn the status of legal sports betting, and much more!