Top 10 Most Profitable Casino in The World

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Top 10 Most Profitable Casino in The World

10. Genting, Malaysia

  • Revenue: $2.53 billion
  • CEO: Lim Kok Thay
  • Stock Ticket: N/A
  • Number of Employees: 55,000
  • Founded: 1965
Genting is a group based in Malaysia who operate a number of casinos around the world, with their primary casino resort being Resorts World Genting in Malaysia. It’s located in a particularly mountainous region which spans two states, Pahang and Selangor. It also holds the Guinness World Record for the largest hotel room in the world, and possesses a 4-star rating.

9. Boyd Gaming, USA

  • Revenue: $3.33 billion
  • CEO: Keith E. Smith
  • Stock Ticket: BYD
  • Number of Employees: 25,000
  • Founded: 1975
Boyd Gaming Operation was founded in 1975, and began expanding in 1979. The Boyd group is known for running a ‘clean’ operation, even going so far as working with the FBI to help investigate organized crime influence at casinos. It consist Casino, Hotel and Spa is the largest hotel in the Garden State, with 2,798 rooms. The casino features 4,000 slot machines, around 180 table games and 50 poker tables, and also hosts a number of tournaments sponsored by the World Poker Tour. Overall, they own 15 properties in Las Vegas, Louisiana, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, and Ohio.

8. SJM Holdings, Hong Kong, China

  • Revenue: $4.26 billion
  • CEO: Shu Fai So
  • Stock Ticket: N/A
  • Number of Employees: N/A
  • Founded: 1962
SJM Holdings was founded by the late Stanley Ho, known to many as the King of Macau, the famous Chinese gambling region. SJM Holdings’ properties include: Grand Lisboa, Oceanus, Babylon, Ponte 16, Casa Real, Lan Kwai Fong Macau, Jockey Club, L’Arc Macau, Golden Dragon, and Kam Pek Paradise.

7. Penn National Gaming, USA

  • Revenue: $5.3 billion
  • CEO: Jay Snowden
  • Stock Ticket: PENN
  • Number of Employees: 28,300
  • Founded: 1971
Penn National Gaming operates casinos, raceways, and racetrack across the country, plus has a 36% stake in Barstool Sports. In addition to popular operators and properties across the country like the Kansas Speedway, Greektown Casino, and Orlando Kennel Club, since taking a stake in Barstool, the two companies have partnered together on new initiatives, like introducing online betting apps in a number of states that have recently legalized online wagers.

6. Melco Crown Entertainment, USA

  • Revenue: $5.74 billion
  • CEO: Lawrence Ho Yau Lung
  • Stock Ticket: N/A
  • Number of Employees: UNK
  • Founded: 2004
Melco operates a number of popular casinos across Asia and Europe. They partnered with Crown Limited and created Melco Crown Entertainment Limited to operate casino ventures in Macau — they became the majority shareholder in May 2016, after they had an opportunity to buy Packer’s share.

5. Wynn Resorts, USA

  • Revenue: $6.61 billion
  • CEO: Matthew Maddox
  • Stock Ticket: WYNN
  • Number of Employees: 30,200
  • Founded: 2002
Wynn Resorts hold the most FTG Five-Star Awards of any independent hotel company, and is the only resort with 8 awards to their name. They were the only gaming operator that didn’t have to resort to mass layoffs during the 2008 recession, and similarly, in 2019 was the only casino to get certification as a “Great Workplace’ by Great Place to Work.

4. Galaxy Entertainment Group, Hong Kong, China

  • Revenue: $6.66 billion
  • CEO: Francis Lui
  • Stock Ticket: HKD
  • Number of Employees: 22,000
  • Founded: 1988
The only casino group on this list to start as a construction company and was the only casino based in Hong Kong to hold a casino license in Macau after acquiring a 97.9% stake in the Galaxy Casino. The group still has holdings in construction materials and corporate and treasury management which allowed their earnings to remain fairly consistent during the pandemic in 2020.

3. Caesar’s Entertainment, USA

  • Revenue: $8.74 billion
  • CEO: Anthony P. Rodio
  • Stock Ticket: CZR
  • Number of Employees: 64,000
  • Founded: 1937
Caesar’s Entertainment Group operates popular gaming brands Harrah’s, WSOP, and Horseshoe, Aesars and Paris. They totaled about $8.7billion in sales this fiscal year, $25.8billion in assets and $303 million in profits.

2. MGM Resorts, USA

  • Revenue: $12.9 billion
  • CEO: William Hornbuckle
  • Stock Ticket: MGM
  • Number of Employees: 70,000
  • Founded: 1986
One of the most profitable Las Vegas Casinos, if you love to visit luxurious, amenity-filled casinos, you’ve likely been to an MGM Casino. They operate a number of properties on the Vegas strip, and casinos including the Bellagio, Aria Resort & Casino, Mandalay Bay, MGM Grand Las Vegas, and The Mirage.

1. Las Vegas Sands, USA

  • Revenue: $13.74 billion
  • CEO: Robert Goldstein
  • Stock Ticket: LVS
  • Number of Employees: 50,000
  • Founded: 1989
Las Vegas Sands is the only group to have a fleet of private aircrafts dedicated to ferrying Las Vegas Sands’ high-rollers, VIP guests, and more. Adelson revolutionized the industry when he had the idea to first combine a convention center and casino business model.

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