Casinos and Casino Hotels

Overview

The 483 casinos in the US operate facilities that offer gambling activities, such as slot machines, table wagering games, and sports betting. Casino hotels provide short-term lodging and casino activities on-premise. Gambling machines and table wagering games account for the majority of industry revenue. Other sources of revenue include room accommodations, meals, beverages, and other services.

Heavy Regulation

The casino industry is highly regulated at the federal and state level, due to the cash-intensive nature of the business.

Competition from Alternative Forms of Entertainment

Casinos and casino hotels face competition from alternative forms of entertainment and lodging.