It's a $22 billion dollar a year industry in the United States and, it appears, Indian gaming is healthy and growing. In the past year, Indian gaming continued to grow by more than 15%... a rate three times the growth in the commercial casino segment.
Other key findings of the just-released 2006-2007 edition of the Indian Gaming Industry Report:
The future of Indian gaming as a whole remains bright, despite proposed legislative and regulatory changes.
Class II gaming states grew at a much faster pace than Class III gaming states, while Class III gaming states still generated the lion's share of revenue.
The top 5 states generated approximately 61% of total gaming revenue at Indian gaming facilities.
Revenue sharing grew faster than gaming revenue at Indian gaming facilities.
Indian gaming continued to make significant contributions to the U.S. economy in terms of output, jobs, and wages.