The second annual edition of the Global Gaming Outlook looks at trends in both the casino and online gaming industries, with full five year historical and forecast revenue data by territory for bricks-and-mortar casinos, and an in-depth exploration of the prospects and challenges for the online gaming market across the world's regions.
The report analyses not only the effect of the turbulent global financial markets on consumer spending in some of the major markets for casino gaming, but also measures the huge growth in Asia as the affluent middle classes seek new forms of entertainment. Asia Pacific will see aggressive growth in the next 5 years with Macau being the jewel in the gaming crown. This growth will be driven by three main factors: continuing economic growth which will increase disposable income and the emergence of a prosperous middle-class; a deep attachment to casino gaming and other forms of gambling in many of the societies in the region; and the growing opportunities for consumers to take part in casino gaming as new centres are established and new facilities open up in existing markets.
Now is the time for all participants to plan for the significant change ahead - and to stake out the right positioning in the new landscape of 2015.