The effects of the recession on the Las Vegas Strip are “worse than 9/11?, an industry expert has claimed as the world-famous gambling centre posted its WORST fall in takings ever. Gambling revenues plunged 23 per cent in December, as fewer punters came to visit and those who did spent less, figures released by the […]

Atlantic City’s casinos took another HIT last month as the recession bit deeper. Figures from the New Jersey Casino Control Commission show the resort’s combined revenue was down 9.4 PER CENT on the previous January, with slots hit harder than table games. ‘No Surprise’ Playing down the significance of the fall, commission spokesman Dan Heneghan […]

An online casino boss says the global downturn is hitting the numbers of vital “High Roller” players on his sites. But Victor Chandler said there was no real way to tell how business would be affected by the credit crunch, although he feared the UK market was close to saturation. “This is the first time […]

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