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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1979
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1979 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

3 casinos: Bally's Park Place, Caesars, Resorts Int'l

Total Casino Win

Slot Win

Table Win

Visitation Statistics

Casino openings/significant events
Total Casino Win
Casino
Revenue** (in $)
% of Total*
Slot %
Table %
Bally's PP
1,252
0.38%
44.33%
55.67%
Caesars
91,283
28.05%
40.76%
59.24%
Resorts
232,945
71.57%
42.75%3
357.25%3
Total
325,480
100%
42.20%
57.80%

*Percentage of total is the casino's share of the total market; figures may not total due to rounding.

**Figures in thousands; add 000 for actual value

Before adjustment for uncollected patron checks, taxes
Slot Machine Win
Casino
Revenue** (in $)
Slot Revenue (in $)
% of Total*
Bally's PP
1,252
555
44.33%
Caesars
91,283
37,207
40.76%
Resorts
232,945
99,583
42.75%
Total
325,480
137,345
42.20%

*Percentage of total is the casino's share of the total slot market; figures may not total due to rounding.

*Figures in thousands; add 000 for actual value

Before adjustment for uncollected patron checks, taxes
Table Game Win
Casino
Revenue** (in $)
Table Revenue (in $)
% of Total*
Bally's PP
1,252
697
55.67%
Caesars
91,283
54,076
59.24%
Resorts
232,945
133,362
57.25%
Total
325,480
188,135
57.80%

*Percentage of total is the casino's share of the total market; figures may not total due to rounding.

**Figures in thousands; add 000 for actual value

Before adjustment for uncollected patron checks, taxes
Visitation Statistics
Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
7,909
Charter Bus
1,000
Franchise Bus
536
Air
20
Total
9,465
*By thousands; add 000 for true value
Casino openings, extraordinary events

Caesars Boardwalk Regency opens on June 26, 1979.

Atlantic City, New Jersey Gaming Statistics

1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994
1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | Annual Comparison

Nevada | Las Vegas Strip | Downtown LV | Reno/Sparks | Laughlin | Elko County | Atlantic City | Colorado | Illinois | Iowa | State Comps

All data compiled from Annual Report. Trenton: New Jersey: New Jersey Casino Control Commission, 1979-2009.

This project was sponsored by a grant from the UNLV Libraries Advisory Board.


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