Core casino players are older and have plenty of disposable income. They enjoy the traditional games of chance such as slots, roulette and black jack. Core casino players are generally suspicious of mobile financial transactions, so they prefer brick and mortar gaming clubs. On the contrary, younger generations such as the Millennials, prefer online games of skill. There has been recent success with attracting Mils to a new skill-based slot machine which replicates the video gaming model they grew up playing. While this provided a slight increase in attracting Millennials into casinos, 50% still claim to feel “depressed” when walking into these brick and mortar operations.
The recent strike down of PASPA has legalized government sponsored sports betting and provides states with an additional stream of public income. Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey are among the first states to capitalize on this opportunity.