Defying inflation worries, US casinos have best quarter


              A gambler plays a slot machine at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on Aug. 8, 2022. Figures released on Nov. 9, 2022, by the American Gaming Association show the U.S. commercial casino industry had its best quarter ever, winning over $15 billion from gamblers in the third quarter of this year. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              A gambler plays a slot machine at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on Aug. 8, 2022. Figures released on Nov. 9, 2022, by the American Gaming Association show the U.S. commercial casino industry had its best quarter ever, winning over $15 billion from gamblers in the third quarter of this year. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              Gamblers play slot machines at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on Aug. 8, 2022. Figures released on Nov. 9, 2022, by the American Gaming Association show the U.S. commercial casino industry had its best quarter ever, winning over $15 billion from gamblers in the third quarter of this year. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              A dealer conducts a game of roulette at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on Aug. 8, 2022. Figures released on Nov. 9, 2022, by the American Gaming Association show the U.S. commercial casino industry had its best quarter ever, winning over $15 billion from gamblers in the third quarter of this year. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
            
              A gambler plays a slot machine at the Hard Rock Casino in Atlantic City, N.J., on Aug. 8, 2022. Figures released on Nov. 9, 2022, by the American Gaming Association show the U.S. commercial casino industry had its best quarter ever, winning over $15 billion from gamblers in the third quarter of this year. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)