The nationwide Indian Gaming Commission reported this that America's tribal gaming operators collectively generated $31.2 billion in gross gaming revenue, a 4.4 percent increase over 2015 week.
Harrah's Resorts SoCal is example of a joint-venture from a operator that is tribal a Vegas casino business that offers a style of Las Vegas throughout the Nevada border.
The growth that is biggest, year over 12 months, for tribal gaming nationwide was the Sacramento, California region, with an increase of 6.3 percent to $8.4 billion. Meanwhile, the Phoenix region exhibited fourth-best revenue increase in america, growing 4.4 percent to $2.9 billion.
It's clear Indian casinos in states bordering Nevada are enjoying health that is robust but what impact is this having regarding the Silver State's casino sector? Is tribal gaming a hazard to Nevada?
Tribes Thinking Big
Well, not so much to Vegas, gaming analysts told the Las Vegas Review-Journal this week, but it is really likely having an effect that is negative the north Las Vegas sector plus the Reno and Laughlin markets in specific, forcing those cities to rethink their approach.
Bo Bernhard, executive manager of UNLV's International Gaming Institute, thinks that the Laughlin and Reno markets have certainly been adversely affected by competition from Indian video gaming properties, which are now matching their commercial counterpart