CHART DU JOUR: IS THIS WHAT RECOVERY LOOKS LIKE?
- Mature regional gaming markets remain under pressure from new competition, the housing malaise, and an aging customer base. All of these trends are likely to continue.
- With four out of the five mature regional gaming states having reported gaming revenue numbers (excluding MS due to flooding), May is looking ugly and SSS could be down 3%
- February’s pivot turn may be cyclical as gaming has proven to be one of the most economically sensitive consumer sectors