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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1986
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1986 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

11 casinos: Atlantis, Bally's Park Place, Caesars, Claridge, Golden Nugget, Harrah's Marina, Resorts Int'l, Sands, Tropicana, Trump Castle, 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
102,992
4.51%
59.43%
40.57%
Bally's PP
228,408
10.96%
57.32%
42.68%
Caesars
259,632
10.01%
48.36%
51.64%
Claridge
119,863
11.38%
53.95%
46.05%
Golden Nugget
249,940
5.25%
49.48%
50.52%
Harrah's Marina
236,511
10.37%
56.48%
43.52%
Resorts
234,996
10.30%
50.96%
49.04%
Sands
189,936
8.33%
49.29%
50.71%
Tropicana
214,422
9.40%
50.72%
49.28%
Trump Castle
226,478
9.93%
50.90%
49.10%
Trump Plaza
218,026
9.56%
49.71%
50.29%
Total
2,281,204
100%
51.96%
48.04%

*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
102,992
61,204
59.43%
Bally's PP
228,408
130,913
57.32%
Caesars
259,632
125,557
48.36%
Claridge
119,863
64,666
53.95%
Golden Nugget
249,940
123,675
49.48%
Harrah's Marina
236,511
133,581
56.48%
Resorts
234,996
119,748
50.96%
Sands
189,936
93,618
49.29%
Tropicana
214,422
108,752
50.72%
Trump Castle
226,478
115,270
50.90%
Trump Plaza
218,026
108,377
49.71%
Total
2,281,204
1,185,361
51.96%

*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
102,992
41,788
40.57%
Bally's PP
228,408
97,495
42.68%
Caesars
259,632
134,075
51.64%
Claridge
119,863
55,197
46.05%
Golden Nugget
249,940
126,265
50.52%
Harrah's Marina
236,511
102,930
43.52%
Resorts
234,996
115,248
49.04%
Sands
189,936
96,318
50.71%
Tropicana
214,422
105,670
49.28%
Trump Castle
226,478
111,208
49.10%
Trump Plaza
218,026
109,649
50.29%
Total
2,281,204
1,095,843
48.04%

*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
171
842
92
290
1,395
Bally's PP
132
939
180
345
1,596
Caesars
80
883
162
475
1,600
Claridge
107
775
154
238
1,274
Golden Nugget
62
570
207
391
1,230
Harrah's Marina
128
913
268
408
1,717
Resorts
84
965
210
405
1,664
Sands
78
766
151
436
1,431
Tropicana
65
705
191
318
1,279
Trump Castle
98
1,001
228
357
1,684
Trump Plaza
83
925
159
488
1,655
Total
1,088
9,284
2,002
4,151
16,525
*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
50,544
60
16
9
2
3
90
Bally's PP
59,439
78
22
12
2
4
118
Caesars
59,296
70
24
11
5
4
114
Claridge
42,817
60
14
8
1
2
85
Golden Nugget
43,162
57
20
10
2
4
93
Harrah's Marina
60,444
80
24
12
2
3
121
Resorts
59,857
81
22
11
3
4
121
Sands
49,250
62
18
12
3
3
98
Tropicana
50,850
78
20
11
2
4
115
Trump Castle
60,000
74
24
12
3
4
117
Trump Plaza
60,000
84
24
12
2
11
126
Total
595,659
784
228
120
27
39
1,198
Visitation Statistics
Number of visitors by mode of travel
Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
16,360
Charter Bus
12,453
Franchise Bus
748
Air
371
Total
29,932

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino
# of Rooms*
Parking Spaces
Atlantis
500
1,462
Bally's PP
510
930
Caesars
641
1,344
Claridge
501
1,323
Golden Nugget
518
2,023
Harrah's Marina
760
2,743
Resorts
688
2,547
Sands
500
765
Tropicana
513
2,216
Trump Castle
607
2,866
Trump Plaza
613
1,190
Total
6,351
19,409
*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
2,595
Bally's PP
3,480
Caesars
3,672
Claridge
2,375
Golden Nugget
3,660
Harrah's Marina
3,844
Resorts
3,814
Sands
2,772
Tropicana
3,235
Trump Castle
3,932
Trump Plaza
3,883
Total
37,262

 

Casino openings, extraordinary events
No openings.

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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