Casino City Releases 2014 Global Gaming Almanac with the Latest Worldwide and Country-by-Country Gaming Statistics

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Newton, Masschusetts, July 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Casino City Press announces the release of the 2014 edition of Casino City's Global Gaming Almanac, which provides 746 pages of comprehensive, up-to-date market summaries, financial data, statistics, and profiles of properties, owners, and regulators for 215 international gaming jurisdictions.

Casino City's Global Gaming Almanac includes current and historical gaming revenue charts and tables based on data collected from regulatory agencies and commissions around the world, where available. Year-over-year revenue data and gaming revenue growth percentages are included for each gaming type, along with inflation adjusted revenue figures and annual taxes collected from gaming activities. All figures are provided in local currencies and in U.S. dollars.

According to the Almanac, the number of gaming devices reported worldwide grew 6.1% as compared with last year's edition, with the count increasing from an estimated 2,250,443 to 2,918,290 gaming devices.  The increase in worldwide machine counts occurred despite a small decrease in the number of gaming facilities globally, which shrank by 0.04% from an estimated 226,963 to 226,824 facilities.

Casino City's Global Gaming Almanac also provides market summaries and statistics for each segment of the industry including casino and card room gaming, race wagering, sports betting, commercial bingo, lotteries, charitable gaming, and online gaming. Also provided are counts and distribution of gaming properties, devices, and tables, and an overview of the current and historical regulatory environment, pending legislation, and major trends. Detailed profiles are provided for more than 4,200 gaming properties, more than 300 gaming property owners, and over 240 international regulatory agencies and commissions.

Industry analysts consult the Almanac for world market data to support business plans, analyze local and foreign competitors, and monitor worldwide trends.

The Almanac is also available on CD with unique analysis tools allowing the creation of custom gaming property and market reports by geographic area and type of gaming facility. The CD includes the entire contents of the print edition in PDF format along with over 160 annual reports of international gaming property owners, an interactive world gaming property map, and contact data files for the agencies and commissions. 

To find out more about Casino City's Global Gaming Almanac and CD, visit www.CasinoCityPress.com/GamingAlmanac or call 1-800-490-1715 x 126.

Casino City Press is a leading publisher and distributor of reference books and directories for the gaming industry. Other titles include: CasinoCity's Gaming Business Directory, Casino City's North American Gaming Almanac, andCasino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report.

Andrea Mullaney
Director of Marketing, Casino City Press
617-332-2850 ext 135