The following infographic focuses on the gaming legacy of America’s Colonisation. You will learn why the native population turned to gaming and what caused the Indian casino revolution.
According to the infographic, Indian gaming operates in 30 states which are illustrated below. It is estimated that gambling in the USA generates nearly $240 billion in annual economic output. The number of tribal casinos is 474 and Indian casino revenue generates $28 billion.
Commercial casinos pay nearly $24 billion in taxes while Indian casinos pay just $9 billion in total. Indian reservation gambling generates more income than commercial casinos in Atlantic City and Las Vegas combined.
The National Indian Gaming Commission breaks the USA into eight specific regions for its casinos. But how are tribal casinos helping native communities? The infographic informs that tribal casinos help to fund tribal government operations as well as promote tribal economic development.
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