Croston’s method; gradient boosting method; random forest; R
Gaming and Casino Operations Management
Original Research Article
Other researchers have used Croston’s method to forecast traffic at casino game tables. Our data mining alternative to Croston’s method more accurately forecasts gaming traffic using the rich databases that are frequently available at casinos. A more accurate forecast will allow for better planning of staffing on the casino floor.
Recommended CitationKing, B. E. (2016). Forecasting Casino Gaming Traffic with a Data Mining Alternative to Croston’s Method. UNLV Gaming Research & Review Journal, 20(2). Retrieved from https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/grrj/vol20/iss2/7