Recent research released shows that the gaming industry supports 350,000 small business jobs and is responsible for $52 billion in small business revenues. The report, The Gaming Industry’s Impact on Small Business Development in the United States, was completed by Spectrum Gaming Group and commissioned by AGA.
To highlight the report’s findings, AGA launched its nationwide American Gaming Small Business Jobs Tour. The tour will scan the country to showcase gaming’s strong, positive impacts on local, small businesses that are driving Main Street’s success and American employment. AGA plans to work with a wide range of member companies to showcase their strong partnership with small businesses all around the country.
Press Coverage Summary
Las Vegas Review-Journal – Road trip by AGA slated to explain how casinos help small businesses
Providence Business News – Report: Casinos in R.I. contribute $1B in economic activity
Politico – Influence
CDC Gaming Reports – AGA: Maryland Casinos Drive Opportunity and Growth for Small Businesses
Casino City Times – Gaming industry important for small businesses, says AGA
CDC Gaming Reports – AGA highlights gaming industry’s positive impacts on small business
CDC Gaming Reports – New Study: Casino Industry is Essential to Small Business Growth