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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1984
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1984 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

10 casinos: Atlantis, Bally's Park Place, Caesars, Claridge, Golden Nugget, Harrah's Marina, Resorts Int'l, Sands, Tropicana, Trump Plaza

Total Casino Win

Slot Win

Table Win

Slot Machine Breakdown

Table Game Breakdown

Visitation Statistics

Employee Information

Casino openings/significant events
Total Casino Win
Casino
Revenue** (in $)
% of Total*
Slot %
Table %
Atlantis
147,003
7.53%
49.97%
50.03%
Bally's PP
237,140
12.15%
53.53%
46.47%
Caesars
223,163
11.43%
45.20%
54.80%
Claridge
123,140
6.31%
52.88%
47.12%
Golden Nugget
251,034
12.86%
46.63%
53.37%
Harrah's Marina
210,432
10.78%
60.12%
39.88%
Resorts
256,215
13.13%
51.97%
48.03%
Sands
159,526
8.17%
46.02%
53.98%
Tropicana
218,492
11.19%
45.61%
54.39%
Trump Plaza
125,623
6.44%
50.89%
49.11%
Total
1,951,768
100%
50.22%
49.78%

*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*
Atlantis
147,003
73,456
49.97%
Bally's PP
237,140
126,940
53.53%
Caesars
223,163
100,874
45.20%
Claridge
123,140
65,113
52.88%
Golden Nugget
251,034
117,061
46.63%
Harrah's Marina
210,432
126,505
60.12%
Resorts
256,215
133,156
51.97%
Sands
159,526
73,406
46.02%
Tropicana
218,492
99,662
45.61%
Trump Plaza
125,623
63,926
50.89%
Total
1,951,768
980,099
50.22%

*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*
Atlantis
147,003
73,547
50.03%
Bally's PP
237,140
110,200
46.47%
Caesars
223,163
122,289
54.80%
Claridge
123,140
58,027
47.12%
Golden Nugget
251,034
133,973
53.37%
Harrah's Marina
210,432
83,927
39.88%
Resorts
256,215
123,059
48.03%
Sands
159,526
86,120
53.98%
Tropicana
218,492
118,830
54.39%
Trump Plaza
125,623
61,697
49.11%
Total
1,951,768
971,669
49.78%

*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
Nickel
Quarter
$1
Other*
Total Slot Machines
Atlantis
66
851
155
239
1,311
Bally's PP
89
1,071
199
237
1,596
Caesars
84
797
211
495
1,587
Claridge
54
574
146
225
999
Golden Nugget
63
732
179
228
1,202
Harrah's Marina
67
641
228
393
1,329
Resorts
94
988
235
347
1,664
Sands
76
943
160
281
1,460
Tropicana
73
935
175
276
1,459
Trump Plaza
88
917
215
514
1,734
Total
754
8,449
1,903
3,235
14,341
*Other slots include: 50 cent, $5, $25, and $100
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
Atlantis
51,051
61
16
11
3
2
93
Bally's PP
59,439
76
22
12
3
4
117
Caesars
59,999
72
24
10
4
4
114
Claridge
33,937
40
12
8
2
2
64
Golden Nugget
40,814
57
20
10
2
4
93
Harrah's Marina
44,698
60
22
12
2
3
99
Resorts
59,857
81
22
11
3
4
121
Sands
49,370
57
21
12
2
2
94
Tropicana
50,850
76
26
11
3
3
119
Trump Plaza
60,000
82
22
12
3
6
125
Total
510,015
662
207
109
27
34
1,039
Visitation Statistics
Number of visitors by mode of travel
Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
15,448
Charter Bus
12,041
Franchise Bus
720
Air
257
Total
28,466

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino
# of Rooms*
Parking Spaces
Atlantis
500
1,616
Bally's PP
512
816
Caesars
645
1,000
Claridge
504
614
Golden Nugget
522
1,672
Harrah's Marina
506
2,699
Resorts
686
3,238
Sands
500
765
Tropicana
516
2,506
Trump Plaza
612
1,051
Total
5,503
15,977
*Numbers reflect guest rooms at the end of year.
Employee Statistics
The chart below has the number of casino resort employees for the industry, broken down by casino.
Casino
# of Employees
Atlantis
3,344
Bally's PP
3,691
Caesars
3,590
Claridge
2,187
Golden Nugget
3,089
Harrah's Marina
3,514
Resorts
4,254
Sands
2,503
Tropicana
3,409
Trump Plaza
4,100
Total
33,681

 

Casino openings, extraordinary events
Harrah's at Trump Plaza opened May 26,1984.

Elsinore's Playboy becomes Elsinore's Atlantis.

Atlantic City, New Jersey Gaming Statistics

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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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