Silver lining for gambling industry amidst global clouds

Political and economic uncertainty prevail as we enter 2016, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing for the global gaming industry. In fact it may be one of the few bright spots on the global investment stage in 2016 and 2017. The U.S. Presidential elections will not create much needed stability and this will have an impact on the economy worldwide. Europe will grow a little more than in recent years, but further disruptive measures will have to be dealt with, from the write down of some Greek debt, to mounting economic pressures, especially from Spain, Italy, France and central Europe. The Chinese will focus on getting their own house in order and the Russians will have to deal with the results of the Syrian war and the continuing drop in oil prices, while trying to settle the conflict with Ukraine. Interest rates will rise, stock markets will fall and as a...

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