Office of the Washington State Climatologist

October 16, 2020

Climate Outlook Update

The climate outlook has now been updated.

For that matter, such a policy also negatively affects the economic environment. Perhaps this point has escaped public attention, but our country is by no means in an economic downturn casino pin up caused by the gambling addiction of its citizens. On the contrary, as the gambling industry has grown rapidly over the past two years, the U.S. economy has seen impressive gains. Gambling is still booming today. The vast majority of states are enthusiastically promoting homegrown lotteries, and the casino business is booming. According to a recent study by Harrah’s, in 1996, 32 percent of U.S. households played casinos. On average, these individuals visited casinos 4.8 times, and the total number of visits was 176 million. Thus, compared to 1995, attendance was up 14 percent[5]. It seems that Americans have found a new form of entertainment for themselves or have rediscovered an old one.