Gambling is a huge business area today – according to statistics, it brings in about 2 billion annually. If we take into account the data of the Gambling Commission, which regulates all issues in the country’s gambling market, there are about 150 gambling houses in the UK. And this is not just a casino, but also a place of entertainment in cities and towns, as well as additional jobs.
Prospects for the development of cities with gambling establishments
According to statistics, this sector employs about 15 thousand people, but a casino of average status and size provides work for about a hundred people. And in the end, all this says – many people will bring home the money they have earned, as well as pour it into the development and formation of the local economy. And the popularity of the gambling house is growing every day. And at the moment, the number of visits by each client has increased to the level of 21 million per calendar year. And it is on London itself and northern England that about half of the total volume of visitors falls.
If you look closely into the future, you can safely talk about the future growth of the entire gambling industry. The latter, by their nature, will be marked by high controls and safe facilities that every player can visit. Many gambling houses are owned exclusively by large companies and due to the popularity of online gambling, the players themselves are increasingly staying at home. Accordingly, the economy suffers from this, and regional organizations will lose a lot of profits.
Undoubtedly, the gambling houses themselves attract a lot of visitors to specific cities and megalopolises, who, in turn, rent housing and eat. If a casino does not work in a particular city, its citizens and guests will come to other cities where a gambling house is open and you can place a bet on roulette or blackjack, win or lose your own capital. And accordingly, the casinos themselves bear a double loss – the location of the income generator changes, money is leaking from the city.
According to the statistics of the Commission on Gambling Issues, the attendance of gambling houses is growing every year, and the start has been going on since 2010. It was from this year that the indicators were recorded at the level of 17.4 million players, but today this figure has grown to 21 million. Accordingly, the casino remains a developing business, and gradually more and more interesting games will enter the market, and more and more revenues, as well as jobs, will go to the treasury.
Therefore, gambling itself can be called the main, economically justified factor that plays an important role both at the local and state, national levels. And accordingly, this once again says that the economic importance of the gambling business will only grow.