CHART DU JOUR: FEWER GAMBLERS

  • Regional operators only recently began commenting on the decline of casino visitors but the trend has been evident since 2H 2012.
  • In Q2 2013, mature gaming markets admissions declined 7% YoY
  • Indiana casino visitors, in particular, have been hit hard by the opening of the Ohio market. Ohio, meanwhile, has performed below expectations.
  • This trend highlights the secular weakness of an aging demographic with few inroads made in penetrating younger generations.

CHART DU JOUR: FEWER GAMBLERS - rrr