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Industry Economic And Ratings Outlook: U.S. Gaming, Lodging, And Cruise Ratings Should Remain Relatively Stable As Consumer Spending Slowly Rebounds Aug 10
Standard & Poors, August 2010
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' base-case outlook for the remainder of 2010 for the U.S. gaming industry is slightly negative, while our outlooks for the U.S. lodging and cruise industries are stable. Our preliminary base-case outlook for each industry for 2011 is stable. These outlooks are based on the following fundamentals: Real GDP growth remaining moderately positive as the economy continues a gradual recovery; A slight increase in consumer spending, albeit weighted toward essential items; Unemployment remaining above 9% through 2011; Visits to destination-oriented gaming markets increasing slightly, but spending per customer remaining weak; Revenue generation remaining relatively stable in most regional gaming markets; U.S. revenue per available room (RevPAR) staying flat to up 3% in 2010, and growing in...
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- Caesars Entertainment Corp.
- Host Hotels & Resorts Inc.
- Bluegreen Corp.
- International Game Technology
- Norwegian Cruise Line Ltd.
- Carnival Corp.
- Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
- MGM Resorts International
- Marriott International Inc.
- Scientific Games Corp.
- Isle of Capri Casinos Inc.
- Boyd Gaming Corp.
- Mashantucket (Western) Pequot Tribe
- FelCor Lodging Trust Inc.
- Bally Technologies Inc.
- Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority
- Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc.
- Ameristar Casinos Inc.
- Pinnacle Entertainment Inc.
- FelCor Lodging L.P.
- Penn National Gaming Inc.
- Choice Hotels International Inc.
- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
- Waterford Gaming LLC
- Peninsula Gaming LLC
- Choctaw Resort Development Enterprise
- Lottomatica Group SpA
- Jacobs Entertainment Inc.
- Circus and Eldorado Joint Venture
- Marina District Development Co. LLC
- Turning Stone Resort Casino LLC
- MTR Gaming Group Inc.
- Wynn Resorts Ltd.
- River Rock Entertainment Authority
- Golden Nugget Inc.
- Green Valley Ranch Gaming LLC
- American Casino & Entertainment Properties LLC
- NCL Corporation Ltd.
- Seneca Gaming Corp.
- Yonkers Racing Corp.
- Seminole Tribe of Florida
- Las Vegas Sands Corp.
- Hyatt Hotels Corp.
- CCM Merger Inc.
- San Pasqual Casino Development Group Inc.
- Chukchansi Economic Development Authority
- Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians
- Tunica-Biloxi Gaming Authority
- Pokagon Gaming Authority
- Wyndham Worldwide Corp.
- Oceania Cruises Inc.
- Greenwood Racing Inc.
- Snoqualmie Entertainment Authority
- Great Canadian Gaming Corp.
- Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment Inc.
- Cannery Casino Resorts LLC
- AGS LLC
- Shingle Springs Tribal Gaming Authority
- Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Inc.
- Downstream Development Authority
- Indianapolis Downs LLC
- PCI Gaming Authority
- Seven Seas Cruises S de R.L.
- FireKeepers Development Authority
- Interval Leisure Group Inc.
- Rivers Pittsburgh Borrower L.P
- Chester Downs and Marina LLC
- Sugarhouse HSP Gaming Prop. Mezz. L.P.
- Great Wolf Resorts Inc.
- Midwest Gaming Borrower LLC
- Gun Lake Tribal Gaming Authority