17 Yonkers, N.Y. $540.50 million
OK, I'll show my ignorance. All I can identify in Yonkers is Empire City racino, and I had never heard of it. Is that one establishment really a bigger gambling market than all of downtown Las Vegas? Am I missing something?
While the gaming revenue numbers seem massive for one area, they are still below the nationwide USA take for all the commercial casinos in the country. If you include lotteries, Indian casinos, bingo halls, and horse racing the USA is still way ahead. China is still well over four times the population of the USA.
It is just that legal gambling for the whole country is in a single city.
Mainland China also has state lotteries and government owned video gambling terminals that cater to the lower end of the market.
----- 2011 ------- 2010
Jan 18,571 13,937
Feb 19,863 13,445
Mar 20,087 13,569
Apr 20,507 14,186
May 24,306 17,075
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