Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report | Part of Casino City's Gaming Analyst Package
2013 Edition, 214 Pages
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- Despite a sluggish economy in 2011, Indian gaming sustained modest growth to bring it above its pre-recession gaming revenue level.
- Gaming revenue at Indian gaming facilities nationwide grew 3.4% in 2011 to approximately $27.4 billion.
- This was the second straight year of growth since the end of the Great Recession.
- In 2011, there were 242 Native American tribes operating over 341,000 gaming machines and 7,700 table games in 460 gaming facilities across 28 states.
- Indian gaming grew at twice the rate of the commercial casino segment, which was 1.7% in 2011. However, the racino and cardroom segments outgrew Indian gaming with 8.1% and 3.7% growth, respectively.
- Indian gaming generated approximately 44% of all U.S. casino gaming revenue in 2011.
- While Indian gaming revenue experienced growth on a nationwide basis, the performance of Indian gaming varied widely across states, tribes, and gaming facilities.
- The top 2 states generated approximately 38% of total gaming revenue at Indian gaming facilities; the top 5 states generated about 61%; and the top 10 states generated 86%.
- Indian gaming grew in 21 of 28 states.
- Approximately 65% of Indian gaming facilities experienced growth in gaming revenue in 2011; the other 35% experienced a decline.
- The top 31% of Indian gaming facilities accounted for 85% of total gaming revenue; the bottom 33% accounted for only 2%.
- Indian gaming continued to make significant contributions to the U.S. economy in terms of output, jobs, wages, tax revenue, and payments to federal, state, and local governments.
The report is authored by Dr. Alan Meister, an economist with Nathan Associates Inc. Dr. Meister specializes in the application of economic analysis to litigation, regulatory, public policy, and strategic business matters. His areas of expertise include gaming industry analysis, Indian gaming, public policy analysis, damage analysis, antitrust and regulation, and statistics. He leads the Indian Gaming and Gaming Industry consulting practices at Nathan Associates, as well as its Native American Advisory Services.Dr. Meister’s gaming-related work has included damage analyses, economic and fiscal impact studies, industry and market analyses, evaluations of regulatory policies, economic assessments of land-into-trust gaming applications, analyses of Tribal-State gaming compacts and revenue sharing, feasibility analyses, tribal socioeconomic needs assessments, surveys, and economic analysis and expert testimony in litigation and regulatory matters. Dr. Meister has received national recognition for his annual studies on Indian gaming. His work is regularly cited by the press and relied upon by the gaming industry, governments, and the investment community. Dr. Meister's research and analyses have also been relied upon before the United States Supreme Court and a panel of the World Trade Organization, and he has been commissioned by the National Indian Gaming Commission to analyze the effects of proposed regulatory policy changes. Furthermore, he has written extensively on the subject and presented his work at various academic, professional, and industry conferences and has testified before the California State Senate regarding Indian gaming issues.
For further information on Dr. Meister, please see the Nathan Associates website.
Covers the Indian Gaming Segment of the U.S. Gaming Industry with the Latest Nationwide and State Facts & Figures:
- Size of the segment: number of gaming tribes, gaming facilities, gaming machines, and table games; gaming and non-gaming revenue
- Performance metrics: growth; measures of concentration; contributions of states to nationwide performance
- Historical and trend analyses
- State-by-state market summaries
- Comparisons of Class II to Class III gaming
- Comparisons to other segments of the gaming industry: commercial casinos, racinos, and card rooms
- Contribution of Indian gaming to the U.S. economy: sales, jobs, wages, taxes, and revenue sharing payments to non-tribal governments
- Future outlook for Indian gaming
Indian Gaming Industry ReportThe Indian Gaming Industry Report provides current, unique, cutting-edge research on the Indian gaming industry appropriate for Native American tribes, gaming companies, casino vendors, investors, regulators, federal/state/local governments, gaming analysts, industry consultants, attorneys, lobbyists, public and government affairs consultants, academics, and any individuals interested in the state of Indian gaming. The report is succinct yet thorough in its analysis and information on the state of Indian gaming today. It examines the size and growth of the market and its economic and fiscal contributions to the U.S. economy.
The Report provides calendar year 2011 nationwide and state statistics (the latter not available anywhere else) including: gaming and non-gaming revenue; Class II vs. Class III gaming; number of facilities, tribes, gaming machines, and tables; and revenue sharing with state and local governments.
The Report also includes comparisons across states and classes of gaming, state-by-state historical perspective and trends, an examination of the reasons for Indian gaming performance, comparisons to other gaming segments, an economic impact analysis measuring Indian gaming's contribution to the U.S. economy, and a qualitative future outlook.
Market summaries and performance metrics are provided by state. Summaries include year-over-year comparisons for gaming and non-gaming related revenue. The Report includes a directory of the 460 Indian gaming facilities that operated in the United States in 2011 along with a cross-reference listing of 242 gaming tribes and the facilities they own.
The CD version of Indian Gaming Industry Report contains the complete contents of the print report in PDF format along with tools and data not included in the print-only version of the Report:
- Historical Indian gaming data back to 2001 by state (ccounts of gaming tribes, facilities, gaming machines, and table games; gaming revenue; and gaming revenue growth).
- Microsoft MapPoint file of Indian gaming facilities in the United States with geographic location and profile data
- Indian gaming market analyzer tool
"The Indian Gaming Industry Report is a great tool for those of us who work in Indian Gaming and Indian Country. Dr. Alan Meister is one of the most intelligent and thorough professionals I have encountered in my multi decade career in Indian Gaming. The report is used by all business disciplines in the gaming business including finance, sales, business development, compliance, and strategic planning. I keep the report close at hand and I refer to it often."
Vice President of Native American Development
"Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report is a seminal work because of its credibility. Dr. Meister's high-quality research and technical analysis have had a significant impact on the industry."
- Joseph Valandra
Chief of Staff
National Indian Gaming Commission (2005-2007)
"Dr. Alan Meister's Indian Gaming Industry Report remains an important tool for people that advise tribal government leaders and those that do business with Indian tribes. His objective, accurate, and concise economic analyses of Indian gaming greatly influence regulators, government officials, managers, and financiers and his report remains one of the few reliable sources of data and more importantly, of meaningful analysis."
- D. Michael McBride III
Partner and Chair of Indian Law & Gaming Practice Group
Crowe & Dunlevy, P.C.
and Chair, Indian Law Section
Federal Bar Association
"Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report is an indispensable tool for those of us who represent Indian Tribes that have gaming operations. It is the best source I know of for detailed information on the Indian gaming industry. Dr. Meister is to be congratulated for providing this truly excellent report."
Hobbs, Straus, Dean & Walker LLP
"Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report provides key information that is unavailable elsewhere. As misinformation pervades the public discourse on Indian gaming, Dr. Meister's objective economic analysis is a ‘must have’ resource for lawyers, policymakers, and others working in the field."
Kathryn R.L. Rand, Associate Professor of Law, and
Steven Andrew Light, Dean and Professor of Political Science and Public Administration
University of North Dakota
Co-Directors, Institute for the Study of Tribal Gaming Law and Policy
Co-authors, Indian Gaming and Tribal Sovereignty: The Casino Compromise; and Indian Gaming Law and Policy
"Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report provides a bevy of important insights that should be contemplated by government officials as they attempt to formulate 'informed' gambling policy. Dr. Meister should be applauded for this superlative research effort and its contribution to the literature of gaming studies."
Eastern Oregon University