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Taking the Hit

Taking the Hit

Of all the industries in the U.S., one of the most susceptible to the economic impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus is gaming. With a full dependence upon gambling, tourism and hospitality, any crisis that disrupts those industries causes pain for gaming operations. Only the airlines are more dependent upon these segments than gaming, but it’s close. When most of the states issued shutdown orders, all these industries were impacted, but none more than gaming. And when casinos reopen, the impact will not disappear quickly. It’s going to be a gradual process toward recovery, but once customers feel safe and healthy, gaming will come roaring back. This chart first appeared on the website.

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