The Analyst

The Analyst

The Analyst is an experienced gaming industry executive who offers insight each week on events and issues affecting the industry. Contact The Analyst at Publisher@GamingToday.com

Statistics are like bikinis

Statistics are like bikinis

posted on September 12, 2017 by

The Analyst | “Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is interesting. But what they hide is vital.” While each of us can ascribe our own meaning to such a statement, I am prone to view it as a reminder to consider more than the obvious. 

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Is it skill or gambling? And is it legal?

Is it skill or gambling? And is it legal?

posted on August 29, 2017 by

The Analyst | Casino resorts are really good at getting people through the doors of their properties, but once in they usually do not do a good job of pushing customers to certain gambling games, which are typically put out like buffet dishes.

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An interesting tale of two court cases involving sports betting

An interesting tale of two court cases involving sports betting

posted on August 22, 2017 by

The Analyst | Since the Supreme Court of the United States announced it would be hearing New Jersey’s case this fall about sports wagering, many an interested and well funded party has been speculating about which way the court will rule.

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Scams target businesses, hotel guests

Scams target businesses, hotel guests

posted on August 15, 2017 by

The Analyst | In the old days conmen would have to meet their marks and work them face to face. However, with today’s technology scams and cons can originate from almost anywhere in the world and take many forms to keep on tricking their victims.

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Baseball has been very good to Las Vegas sportsbooks

Baseball has been very good to Las Vegas sportsbooks

posted on August 08, 2017 by

The Analyst | June is always an interesting month to analyze Nevada gaming revenue. Often the majority of the activity on the Las Vegas Strip comes from tour and travel types with results being largely reflective of slot activity and lower-level table play. 

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