There is much debate over whether the social and economic consequences of casino gambling outweigh the initial revenue that may be generated. Not all casinos were used for gaming. Prefer European roulette to other variations. 37 Gallery edit The VenetianMacau in the Cotai Strip is the largest casino in the world, owned by Las Vegas Sands See also edit References edit "Should Internet Gambling Be Legalized?" (July 29, 2010). Top American casino markets by revenue (2015 annual revenues 27 Las Vegas Strip.348 billion Atlantic City.426 billion Chicago region.002 billion New York City.400 billion Detroit.376 billion BaltimoreWashington Metropolitan Area.306 billion Philadelphia.192 billion Mississippi Gulf Coast.135 billion. Split the money over a long time and play with small amounts. 33 34 According to some police reports, incidences of reported crime often double and triple in communities within three years of a casino opening. This advantage is called the house edge. With gambling laws being less strict than in Italy and Switzerland, it is among most popular gambling destination besides Monte Carlo. A b Frank Jacobs (May 15, 2012). Business practices edit Over the past few decades, casinos have developed many different marketing techniques for attracting and maintaining loyal patrons.