Casino City's North American Gaming Almanac - 2022-2023 Edition Sample Pages

North America Casino City’s North American Gaming Almanac 12 Lotteries Revenue Revenue in Millions 2017 2018 2019 2020 Revenue in USD 30,409.13 32,283.00 32,486.13 34,391.61 Revenue Change 1.87% 6.16% 0.63% 5.87% Inflation Adjusted 34,246.30 35,493.67 35,077.78 36,958.05 Inflation Adj. Change -0.53% 3.64% -1.17% 5.36% Race Wagering Race wagering is common throughout the region, with over 200 tracks in operation and a great number of simulcasting outlets providing offtrack betting. Racebooks are also common in casinos in a number of jurisdictions. The horse racing industry has experienced a downturn in recent years, with tracks barely staying open as they struggle to turn a profit. In response to dwindling profits, track operators have turned to slots and gaming machines to subsidize their track operations. Legislators in a number of jurisdictions have permitted tracks to install slots in order to keep the tracks fiscally buoyant. Race Wagering Revenue Revenue in Millions 2017 2018 2019 2020 Revenue in USD 2,314.98 2,227.35 2,093.93 1,729.12 Revenue Change -0.34% -3.79% -5.99% -17.42% Inflation Adjusted 2,625.20 2,466.03 2,276.58 1,857.76 Inflation Adj. Change -2.37% -6.06% -7.68% -18.40% Sports Betting Sports betting is available in Mexico, the United States and Canada. On 14 May 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA), saying the federal law that effectively banned commercial sports betting in most states was unconstitutional. In June 2018, both New Jersey and Delaware began accepting sports wagers at select casinos and racetracks, and by January 2019 five more states (Mississippi, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and West Virginia) had lauched regulated and legalized sports betting. By the end of 2022, 31 states, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico had legalized sports betting. In New Mexico, some tribes are now offering sports betting under an existing Class III gaming compact. Canada allows sports betting, with single game wagering becoming legal in August 2021. Sports wagering is restricted to licensed betting parlors in Mexico.