Washington State commissions gambling report

The Washington State Gambling Commission expects the report by late autumn.

New Jersey-based consultant Spectrum Gaming Group will be in charge of preparing an economic market study into gambling in the western state.

US.- The Washington State Gambling Commission hired Spectrum Gaming Group to prepare an economic market study into gambling in the western state. The study will aim to outline the current gambling market with the exceptions of horse racing and lottery and forecast potential growth areas.

In addition, the report will measure the effects of non-profit, commercial and tribal gambling on areas including employment, facilities and revenues, whilst it looks into trends connected to gambling and population. Furthermore, it will investigate daily fantasy sports, online gambling and new games for verticals such as mobile.

“The results of this study will be a powerful economic tool for the state and tribes that will allow us to build on our success and help the state, businesses, tribes, and citizens guide economic growth with investment and with our values,” explained Chris Stearns, Chair for the Washington State Gambling Commission.

Spectrum Gaming Group is headquartered in New Jersey and it has been working in the sector since the early 1980s. The firm has conducted similar studies, particularly concerning Native American gambling for other states such as Florida and Connecticut.