US commercial gaming revenue rockets to $53bn in 2021
| By Marese O'Hagan
The American Gambling Association (AGA) has revealed that the US commercial gaming industry made $53.0bn in revenue in 2021, an increase of $23.0bn from 2020.
This has broken the previous record of $43.65bn set in 2019 by 21.4%, and is a 76.6% increase on commercial revenue generated during 2020.
Revenue was affected in 2020 due to casino closures put in place during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.