But Did the Casino Make Any Money?
At a recent presentation of casino performance before the tribal council, the casino manager distributed handouts illustrating gaming activity. “Handle is up,” he proclaimed as the council members examined bar charts showing year over year handle growth. “Business is growing. The casino is experiencing consistent increases in handle from prior years. We’re driving revenue.”
The casino’s marketing director then walked the council through an analysis of recently completed direct mail campaigns, special events and promotions. For each of these campaigns the marketing director presented a profit and loss statement showing the profit made. “Our direct mail program has been very successful. Marketing has been able to drill down into the database and mine very profitable customers. Our theoretical win continues to improve and for each direct mail campaign, we have been able to generate on average, theoretical win in excess of 75% of expenses. Our marketing is working.”View Full Article