There is no place like home for gross gaming revenue; at least according to the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) 2012 annual commercial casino market report. The fastest-growing state is: Kansas while Vegas and Nevada continue to lead the field in pure gaming revenues. Kansas? Yep, Kansas. Whom even knew they’d gambling enterprises in Kansas? Perchance you simply can’t see them through the wheat fields.
Beating out New Jersey (a declare that has actually been on tilt within the gaming arena of late), Pennsylvania, New York, and even Ca, Kansas really could possibly be the Land of Oz when it comes to bringing in casino customers, it seems. Maybe Glinda, the Witch that is good dropping them from her magical bubble. Maybe there is not great deal else to do there.
We’re not talking about doubling or even tripling in development here; nope, Kansas’ gross gaming revenue jumped an unbelievable 603.7 percent in 2012. Maybe they truly are handing down poppies in the gambling enterprises, but regardless of the good reason, casino revenues went from $48 million in 2011 to $341 million in 2012.
A lot of the enhance is actually due to more casinos having been built and exposed within the past years that are few. Kansas only made casino gambling appropriate in 2007, and by 2009, it still had just two casinos to exhibit for itself. Now there are six, and the state’s treasurers must be leaping up and down li (suite…)