Harrah's Entertainment conducted survey of the gambler. In addition to the survey, data was used from using your players card. This survey and research was exstensive. Here's some fun statistics that were gathered:
Note: Survey was conducted in 2005.
58% of people gambled at least once in 2005
There was 209 million people that gambled in twelve months.
Men and women gamble equally.
The average gambler visited a casino 6 times in a year.
The majority of gamblers perfer casinos in their own state.
Gamblers save more and invest more than non-gamblers.
They are more likely to use technology than non-gamblers (email, computers etc.)
Gamblers travel more and spend more than non-gamblers.
They expect to have more money at retirement than the non-gambling counterparts.
Higher income gamblers play more than lower income gamblers.
Older parents 45+ comprise the highest percentage of gamblers with young singles at the lowest.
There is more video poker played than live poker. (i'm sure i helped those statistics!)
Slot Players account for the largest group at 71%.
Gamblers are less religious and donate more to charities.
Gamblers are more likely to try trendy foods and beverages than the non-gambler.
Gamblers are more likely to dress fashionably than a non-gambler.
All in all i think the gambler is on top of their game more than a non gambler!!! Hooray for the gamblers....I'm so proud to know ya!
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