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Best Gambling Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top gambling stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best gambling stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the gambling industry.

Industry: Gambling
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
ACEL
ACCEL ENTERTAINMENT INC
NYSE
Gambling
$712.00M$7.90-1.62%$113.21M13.17x3.70
IGT
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY PLC
NYSE
Gambling
$3.12B$15.43-3.38%$1.13B19.34x6.92
CHDN
CHURCHILL DOWNS INC
NASDAQ
Gambling
$6.88B$182.61-0.81%$887.30M14.33x6.66
CPHC
CANTERBURY PARK HOLDING CORP
NASDAQ
Gambling
$108.27M$22.22-2.54%$20.07M8.26x0.43
GAMB
GAMBLINGCOM GROUP LTD
NASDAQ
Gambling
$273.62M$7.721.71%$16.36M27.57x0.55
LTRY
LOTTERYCOM INC
NASDAQ
Gambling
$12.99M$0.26-8.24%N/A2.13x0.08
EVRI
EVERI HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Gambling
$1.44B$16.02-3.20%$297.40M9.15x7.02
SGHC
SUPER GROUP (SGHC) LTD
NYSE
Gambling
$1.83B$3.73-5.33%$348.32M1.39x0.94
LNW
LIGHT & WONDER INC
NASDAQ
Gambling
$3.89B$41.23-1.76%$4.09B1.09x6.80
GAN
GAN LTD
NASDAQ
Gambling
$90.46M$2.15-1.38%-$63.42M-1.41x0.46
CDRO
CODERE ONLINE LUXEMBOURG SA
NASDAQ
Gambling
$126.97M$2.81-5.12%-$76.48M-0.25x0.55
ELYS
ELYS GAME TECHNOLOGY CORP
NASDAQ
Gambling
$12.19M$0.457.84%-$16.78M-0.58x1.63
DKNG
DRAFTKINGS INC
NASDAQ
Gambling
$12.61B$14.98-3.85%-$1.49B-3.95x1.36
RSI
RUSH STREET INTERACTIVE INC
NYSE
Gambling
$897.15M$4.07-5.35%-$22.52M-6.26x1.59
BTCM
BIT MINING LTD
NYSE
Gambling
$24.34M$0.29-5.00%N/A-0.28x0.31
AGS
PLAYAGS INC
NYSE
Gambling
$204.81M$5.51-3.16%$90.19M-9.18x17.75
GMBL
ESPORTS ENTERTAINMENT GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Gambling
$5.93M$0.15-1.36%-$94.62M-0.04x-15.67
EBET
EBET INC
NASDAQ
Gambling
$21.71M$1.32-7.69%-$24.77M-0.47x1.54

Gambling Stocks FAQ

What are the best gambling stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best gambling stocks to buy right now are:

1. Accel Entertainment (NYSE:ACEL)


Accel Entertainment (NYSE:ACEL) is the top gambling stock with a Zen Score of 67, which is 28 points higher than the gambling industry average of 39. It passed 23 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Accel Entertainment has seen its stock lose -33.33% over the past year, overperforming other gambling stocks by 10 percentage points.

Accel Entertainment has an average 1 year price target of $15.50, an upside of 96.2% from Accel Entertainment's current stock price of $7.90.

Accel Entertainment stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Accel Entertainment, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 33.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT)


International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) is the second best gambling stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 19 points higher than the gambling industry average of 39. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. International Game Technology has seen its stock lose -34.67% over the past year, overperforming other gambling stocks by 9 percentage points.

International Game Technology has an average 1 year price target of $38.50, an upside of 149.51% from International Game Technology's current stock price of $15.43.

International Game Technology stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 6 analysts covering International Game Technology, 83.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 16.67% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Churchill Downs (NASDAQ:CHDN)


Churchill Downs (NASDAQ:CHDN) is the third best gambling stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 15 points higher than the gambling industry average of 39. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Churchill Downs has seen its stock lose -23.28% over the past year, overperforming other gambling stocks by 20 percentage points.

Churchill Downs has an average 1 year price target of $283.00, an upside of 54.98% from Churchill Downs's current stock price of $182.61.

Churchill Downs stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Churchill Downs, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the gambling stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 3 gambling stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 gambling stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT)


International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) has an annual dividend yield of 5.18%, which is 3 percentage points higher than the gambling industry average of 2.17%. International Game Technology's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. International Game Technology's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

International Game Technology's dividend payout ratio of 75.2% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Canterbury Park Holding (NASDAQ:CPHC)


Canterbury Park Holding (NASDAQ:CPHC) has an annual dividend yield of 0.95%, which is -1 percentage points lower than the gambling industry average of 2.17%. Canterbury Park Holding's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Canterbury Park Holding's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Canterbury Park Holding's dividend payout ratio of 7.8% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Churchill Downs (NASDAQ:CHDN)


Churchill Downs (NASDAQ:CHDN) has an annual dividend yield of 0.37%, which is -2 percentage points lower than the gambling industry average of 2.17%. Churchill Downs's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Churchill Downs's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Churchill Downs's dividend payout ratio of 5.2% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are gambling stocks down?

Gambling stocks were down -1.62% in the last day, and down -8.92% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why gambling stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued gambling stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued gambling stocks right now are:

1. Lotterycom (NASDAQ:LTRY)


Lotterycom (NASDAQ:LTRY) is the most undervalued gambling stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Lotterycom has a valuation score of 71, which is 33 points higher than the gambling industry average of 38. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Lotterycom's stock has dropped -97.96% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the gambling industry by -54 percentage points.

2. Canterbury Park Holding (NASDAQ:CPHC)


Canterbury Park Holding (NASDAQ:CPHC) is the second most undervalued gambling stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Canterbury Park Holding has a valuation score of 71, which is 33 points higher than the gambling industry average of 38. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Canterbury Park Holding's stock has gained 30.4% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the gambling industry by 74 percentage points.

3. Light & Wonder (NASDAQ:LNW)


Light & Wonder (NASDAQ:LNW) is the third most undervalued gambling stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Light & Wonder has a valuation score of 57, which is 19 points higher than the gambling industry average of 38. It passed 4 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Light & Wonder's stock has dropped -48.29% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the gambling industry by -5 percentage points.

Are gambling stocks a good buy now?

62.5% of gambling stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect gambling stocks to rise by 75.37% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the gambling industry?

The average P/E ratio of the gambling industry is 4.32x.
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