The American gamblers have quite a lot to be thankful this holiday. The days of having to go all the way to Atlantic City or Nevada to wager are long gone. Moreover, the next few years are looking quite promising for the citizens who enjoy the camaraderie and thrill of the casino floor.
Many states have decided to expand their gambling laws. So far none of these jurisdiction comes close to Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey when it comes to joining the online fun. However, the continued rise of Daily Fantasy Sports and the growing of esports betting made internet and mobile wagering more accessible.
A small majority of the US voters are quite thankful for the outcome of the presidential election, while the rest are sceptical for the oncoming four years. However for the US gamblers this year’s campaign was smashing success for the casino legislation.
The Native Americans and the Pilgrims are responsible for the Thanksgiving dinner millions of proud Americans partook yesterday. The American gamblers today should be thankful to the tribes which led the movement to curtail Atlantic City and Nevada’s gambling monopoly. Now 38 States out of 50 have tribal or commercial casinos.
Ever since IGRA was passed, casinos have been spreading across the country like wildfire. However, gambling at one of the regional casinos just is not the same as visiting the Atlantic City Boardwalk or the Vegas Strip.
This year the operators took steps to alter that reality. From Wynn to MGM, companies based in Vegas upped their bets that American gamblers are not ready to hedge their bets anytime soon.
Mega resorts were announced in many states, mostly on the East Coast.