Lobbyist sees challenging 2008 for casinos

Stutz, Howard
May 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);5/26/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 21, pP14
The article focuses on a forecast from the American Gaming Association that 2008 may be a challenging year for the commercial casino industry in the U.S. According to Frank Fahrenkopf Jr., president, based on a report conducted by the organization, airlines have been cutting on their service and gasoline prices are affecting markets that are dependent on drive-in traffic. As of 2007, the gaming industry remains popular and commercial casino revenues even increased 5.3 percent to $34.1 billion.


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