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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1980
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1980 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

6 casinos: Bally's Park Place, Caesars, Golden Nugget, Harrah's Marina, Resorts Int'l, Sands

Total Casino Win

Slot Win

Table Win

Slot Machine Breakdown

Table Game Breakdown

Visitation Statistics

Casino openings/significant events
Total Casino Win
Casino
Revenue** (in $)
% of Total*
Slot %
Table %
Bally's PP
181,524
28.25%
42.28%
57.72%
Caesars
208,788
32.49%
37.10%
62.90%
Golden Nugget
4,960
0.77%
45.89%
54.11%
Harrah's Marina
7,806
1.21%
56.29%
43.71%
Resorts
212,317
33.04%
44.96%
55.04%
Sands
27,278
4.24%
42.09%
57.91%
Total
642,673
100%
41.67%
58.33%

*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
181,524
76,755
42.28%
Caesars
208,788
77,464
37.10%
Golden Nugget
4,960
2,276
45.89%
Harrah's Marina
7,806
4,394
56.29%
Resorts
212,317
95,456
44.96%
Sands
27,278
11,482
42.09%
Total
642,673
267,827
41.67%

*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
181,524
104,769
57.72%
Caesars
208,788
131,324
62.90%
Golden Nugget
4,960
2,684
54.11%
Harrah's Marina
7,806
3,412
43.71%
Resorts
212,317
116,861
55.04%
Sands
27,278
15,796
57.91%
Total
642,673
374,846
58.33%

*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 Breakdown
This table has information on the numbers of slot machines in Atlantic City casinos.
Casino
Quarter
50 Cent
$1
Other*
Total Slot Machines
Bally's PP
1,063
215
261
136
1,675
Caesars
833
109
198
75
1,215
Golden Nugget
784
161
158
81
1,184
Harrah's Marina
416
126
207
161
910
Resorts
1,019
0
486
95
1,600
Sands
439
183
229
46
897
Total
4,554
794
1,539
594
7,481
*Other slots include: Nickel, Dime, Video Blackjack, Video Poker, and Progressive Slots.
Table Game Breakdown
This table has information on the numbers of table games in Atlantic City casinos.
Casino
Casino Sq. Ft.
BJ
Craps
Roulette
Bacc.
Big 6
Total Table Games
Bally's PP
60,000
104
16
10
3
4
137
Caesars
48,045
73
18
12
3
4
110
Golden Nugget
40,662
70
10
10
2
4
96
Harrah's Marina
40,403
81
12
12
2
4
111
Resorts
60,000
84
20
14
3
2
123
Sands
32,200
49
10
7
2
4
72
Total
281,310
461
86
65
15
22
649
Visitation Statistics
Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
9,891
Charter Bus
3,298
Franchise Bus
613
Air
20
Total
13,822
*By thousands; add 000 for true value
Casino openings, extraordinary events

Harrah's Marina opened November 23rd.

Sands opened August 13th.

Golden Nugget opened December 12th.

Atlantic City, New Jersey Gaming Statistics

1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994
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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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