GBGC Global Gambling Report Updates
May 2012
The 7th edition of the Global Gambling Report – Against The Odds includes the following new features and updates

• Full global gambling appendices for 2009 and 2010 

• Updated gambling forecasts until 2015 
• A new “at a glance” spreadsheet” of operators by category for each jurisdiction 
• Gambling spend per capita for 2010 
• More photos of gambling outlets and venues 
Updates include: 
China: continued strong performance from the state Welfare and Sports lotteries in the first quarter of 2012 
Georgia: details of the planned casino resort in Batumi 
Japan: new data for the Japan Racing Association in 2011 
Singapore: updated visitor data for Singapore, spurred by the integrated resorts 
Belize: news of a planned new casino/retail project 
Chile: proposals put forward for internet gambling in Chile 
Colombia: a new Codere casino opens; details of the Latin American Poker Tour leg 
Paraguay: ongoing issue of Mepshow’s debt comes to a head 
Venezuela: racing industry protests at the prospect of new racing taxes; job losses in the casino sector 
Alderney: award of licence to People’s Postcode Lottery 
Finland: new 2011 data added for all Finnish gambling sectors 
Germany: updates on Schleswig-Holstein elections and the impact on internet gambling licences 
Latvia: addition of 2011 data from the regulator 
Lithuania: new 2011 data added from the regulator across all gambling sectors 
Malta: further disputes surrounding the award of the lottery licence 
Netherlands: 2011 lottery data; renovation of casinos 
Sweden: 2011 data added for casino and gaming machines in Sweden 
UK: ongoing developments in the provincial casino sector 
Aruba: plans for a new Hard Rock casino project 
Bahamas: possibility of a referendum on gambling and a lottery 
Jamaica: ban lifted on gaming lounges; dispute between bookmakers and the racetrack over fees; 2011 lottery revenues 
Canada: comprehensive updates with 2011 data across Canadian provinces and sectors 
California: details of the sports betting bill introduced in the Senate 
Nevada: further updates on the closures, re-openings, and rebranding of casinos in Nevada 
New Jersey: details of proposed sports betting bills in New Jersey 
New York: 2011/2012 data for gaming machines in New York 
Further news updates to: Illinois, Kansas, Masschusetts, Pennsylvania et al.