Las Vegas Sands was the largest casino company in the world in 2017, with revenues of around 12.88 billion U.S. dollars. As its name implies, the company is based in one of the world’s casino and gambling capitals, Las Vegas. In a 2017 survey, 27 percent of those visiting casinos in Las Vegas said that they budgeted between zero and 99 U.S. dollars for their trip.
Visiting casinos is not the only way to gamble. Another growing segment of the gambling industry is online. The global market size of online gambling was forecasted to reach over 59 billion U.S. dollars in 2020, growing by around 20 billion U.S. dollars in just five years. The largest share of this industry segment is made up of casino gambling and sports betting.