As a result, I'm going to start using this blog much more frequently, announcing new reports, papers, and web improvements here.
Thanks to Michael Yunkin of Libraries Technologies for making this happen.
Nevada Gaming Statistics: March Comparison (new, May 2010)
Statewide figures for month of March, 2004-2010
It provides some context for this month's results, as well as a long-term view.
The report is at: http://gaming.unlv.edu/reports/NV_march.pdf
Nevada Table Games: Historical Hold Percentage Variations
Annual hold percentage averages, with monthly maximum and minimums
This report pulls together hold percentage data for blackjack, craps, roulette and blackjack from 1992 to 2009, and provides an excellent baseline for measuring monthly hold results.
The featured resource is a primary source found within the Gaming Collection, online, or both. It's something that will be helpful to people doing research into gambling. For example, the Nevada Gaming Abstract, the first featured resource, is one of the essential tools for tracking the financial performance of the state's casino industry. Each featured resource entry will explain the resource in question's context, what it does, and where to find it.