The American Gaming Association (AGA) has released a fresh Gaming Industry Outlook. According to the survey, executives representing the gambling entertainment industry remain optimistic about current business conditions.
Of the total respondents, 42% characterized the business situation as good and 55% as satisfactory. In comparison, in the previous report for the first quarter of 2023, 62% and 35% of participants described business conditions as good and satisfactory, respectively.
When asked about future conditions, 58% of respondents expressed the expectation that they will remain about the same. The opinion of the rest of the interviewees was split roughly equally between expectations of improved or worsened conditions.
Thirty-three executives participated in the fresh survey. They included managers from large international and national gaming companies, tribal gaming operators and casinos. In addition, respondents included preThe main suppliers of gaming equipment, as well as popular iGaming and/or sports betting operators.
Gaming Industry Outlook, prepared by Oxford Economics and presented in partnership with Fitch Ratings, is an overview of the performance of the US gaming industry. It is conducted twice a year by the American Gaming Association.
AGA President and CEO Bill Miller reported a significant expansion and record demand for legal, regulated gaming in the post-pandemic era. They have, he said, allowed AGA members to consistently invest in the product and the people by providing innovative entertainment options for American adults. Miller also noted that gaming CEOs remain focused on delivering world-class entertainment despite economic uncertainty.
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