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Two Reports on Nevada's August Gaming Numbers

By David G. Schwartz on October 11, 2012 11:20 AM | Permalink
Following the Gaming Control Board's release of the August 2012 Nevada gaming numbers, we have released our two reports giving a recent and long-term historical summary of leading indicators for the state's casinos:

Nevada Gaming Statistics: August Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of August, 2004-2012

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, March to August 2012

The first report gives the long view, with monthly revenues going back to 2004, while the second shows the current monthly trends.

Updated Report: Atlantic City Gaming Revenues,1978-201

By David G. Schwartz on March 22, 2012 3:15 PM | Permalink
I've just updated the Atlantic City historical revenue report. It's not pretty reading, particularly for a native of the town, but it needed to be done. Here's the executive summary and link:

Atlantic City casino revenue has fallen by more than 36% since 2006.  Yet there are deeper challenges than just the recent drop.  Since the mid-1980s, table revenues have been stagnant; adjusting for inflation, they've seen a large decline.  Slot gaming has historically been more robust, and its current  decline, which predates the recession, is cause for concern.  
Unlike Nevada, which in 2010 reversed its recessionary decline, Atlantic City shows no sign of reversing  its current losing streak.The following trends were most noteworthy:
• From 1978-1985, Atlantic City gaming saw rapid growth, with average growth rates of 55.07% 
(total), 57.39% (slot) and 53.15% (table) per year.
• From 1986-2006, the industry grew less impressively, with average growth rates of 4.37% 
(total), 1.55% (slot) and 6.21% (table) per year.

Updated Report: Long-Term NV Revenue Trends

By David G. Schwartz on February 23, 2012 10:30 AM | Permalink
I've updated another report:

Nevada Gaming Revenue: Long-Term Trends (2000-2011) Updated February 2012
Analysis of the total number of positions, slots, and table games for Nevada casinos from 2000 to the present. Charts include totals for total game categories and breakdowns for blackjack, baccarat, craps, sports books, and poker. 

This report shows the trends for the above categories on a statewide basis, and is a good, basic guide to the past 12 years of Nevada gaming.