Continue to Bet on the Global Casino Industry: A Look at 2017 and Expectations for 2018

Continue to Bet on the Global Casino Industry: A Look at 2017 and Expectations for 2018

Posted by: on Jan 22, 2018 | No Comments

The global casino industry has staged continued growth for years, even in the face of adversity. Hiccups such as the 2008 housing crisis in the US, Europe’s debt crisis in 2010 and China’s financial crisis in 2017 have been offset

10 Little-Known Facts and Trivia About Casinos

10 Little-Known Facts and Trivia About Casinos

Posted by: on Jul 10, 2017 | No Comments

If you’re smitten by the excitement, history and charm of the casino industry, you’re not alone! So, here’s a chance to dive into some little-known facts about the casino industry and some of its most passionate

Resorts World Las Vegas Moves One Step Closer to Reality

Resorts World Las Vegas Moves One Step Closer to Reality

Posted by: on Jun 3, 2016 | One Comment

Resorts World Las Vegas, to be built by the Malaysia-based Genting Group, came one step closer to reality when a three-member panel of the Nevada Gaming Control Board gave preliminary approval for a range of applications by the company, such as the

Will Macau Steal Las Vegas’ Crown in 2016?

Will Macau Steal Las Vegas’ Crown in 2016?

Posted by: on Jan 13, 2016 | No Comments

Unfortunately, Santa forgot to visit Macau in 2015. The year didn’t start off too well for this gambling destination, seemed to get worse as it progressed and ended in disappointment, with revenue down 34% from the 2014 levels. So, which casino

Will all Hail the Mighty Caesars?

Will all Hail the Mighty Caesars?

Posted by: on Jan 19, 2015 | No Comments

When Jay Sarno visited the Las Vegas strip back in the 1960s, he dreamed of building the largest resort someday. The then owner of the Cabana Motel chain in California,

Casinos Are More than Gambling Hubs

Casinos Are More than Gambling Hubs

Posted by: on Jun 25, 2014 | No Comments

For many of us in India, the word ‘casino’ brings forth the image of a high profile, white-collar businessman who seeks solace in expensive liquor and the thrill of gambling. Movies took it a step further by showing casinos as a place where crime syndicates and corrupt politicians and prostitutes interact while being intoxicated.

Best Casinos Around the Globe

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Some of the Best Casinos Across the Globe – Part II

Posted by: on Nov 8, 2012 | 3 Comments

Casino gaming has a long and eventful history. The industry stops for breath once in a while, but its contribution to the inflow of tourists and foreign currency as well as tax revenues cannot be overlooked. Yes, it is continuously in the spotlight of government regulations, but an increasing number of countries are embracing the opportunities the casino industry has to offer.

More recently, Macau has become the epicenter of the global casino industry. However, visiting Las Vegas still remains the dream for most casino lovers. The EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) region also has its share of magnificent and exciting casinos.

In my previous article, which you can read here, I covered some of the best casinos in the Eastern part of the world. Here, I have described some of the most exciting casinos in Las Vegas and the EMEA region. There is also one casino from Nepal that finds a mention in this article.

Some of the Best Casinos Across the Globe

Some of the Best Casinos Across the Globe

Posted by: on Oct 30, 2012 | One Comment

Prior to the worldwide economic downturn, the global casino industry was surging ahead, seemingly unstoppable. Growth records were set between 2004 and 2008, with gross gaming revenues jumping 24% during these four years to US$358.0 billion.