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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1988
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1988 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

12 casinos: Atlantis, Bally's Grand, Bally's Park Place, Caesars, Claridge, Harrah's Marina, Resorts Int'l, Sands, Showboat, TropWorld, 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
84,165
3.08%
64.41%
35.59%
Bally's Grand
221,631
8.10%
50.99%
49.01%
Bally's PP
269,286
9.85%
59.04%
40.96%
Caesars
307,600
11.25%
46.37%
53.63%
Claridge
132,971
4.86%
58.53%
41.47%
Harrah's Marina
281,347
10.29%
59.74%
40.26%
Resorts
242,860
8.88%
54.11%
45.89%
Sands
205,448
7.51%
52.46%
47.54%
Showboat
209,414
7.66%
55.67%
44.33%
TropWorld
232,784
8.51%
60.03%
39.97%
Trump Castle
246,427
9.01%
52.50%
47.50%
Trump Plaza
300,841
11.00%
51.17%
48.83%
Total
2,734,773
100%
54.61%
45.39%

*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
84,165
54,212
64.41%
Bally's Grand
221,631
113,003
50.99%
Bally's PP
269,286
158,979
59.04%
Caesars
307,600
142,646
46.37%
Claridge
132,971
77,829
58.53%
Harrah's Marina
281,347
168,085
59.74%
Resorts
242,860
131,409
54.11%
Sands
205,448
107,778
52.46%
Showboat
209,414
116,571
55.67%
TropWorld
232,784
139,750
60.03%
Trump Castle
246,427
129,385
52.50%
Trump Plaza
300,841
153,930
51.17%
Total
2,734,773
1,493,577
54.61%

*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
84,165
29,952
35.59%
Bally's Grand
221,631
108,628
49.01%
Bally's PP
269,286
110,307
40.96%
Caesars
307,600
164,954
53.63%
Claridge
132,971
55,142
41.47%
Harrah's Marina
281,347
113,262
40.26%
Resorts
242,860
111,451
45.89%
Sands
205,448
97,670
47.54%
Showboat
209,414
92,843
44.33%
TropWorld
232,784
93,034
39.97%
Trump Castle
246,427
117,042
47.50%
Trump Plaza
300,841
146,911
48.83%
Total
2,734,773
1,241,196
45.39%

*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
175
740
169
311
1,395
Bally's Grand
68
551
254
484
1,357
Bally's PP
93
780
204
592
1,669
Caesars
108
827
157
597
1,689
Claridge
66
558
113
502
1,239
Harrah's Marina
119
685
253
650
1,707
Resorts
84
833
199
556
1,672
Sands
79
611
187
562
1,439
Showboat
124
894
156
498
1,672
TropWorld
119
981
338
930
2,368
Trump Castle
98
808
220
535
1,661
Trump Plaza
96
867
141
562
1,666
Total
1,229
9,135
2,391
6,779
19,534
*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
50,601
79
12
12
4
2
109
Bally's Grand
45,442
61
18
10
2
4
95
Bally's PP
59,996
74
18
12
2
4
110
Caesars
59,617
58
24
11
5
4
102
Claridge
43,054
54
12
8
2
1
77
Harrah's Marina
60,364
85
22
12
3
3
125
Resorts
59,857
78
22
11
3
4
118
Sands
50,090
63
18
12
3
3
99
Showboat
59,388
74
18
12
3
4
111
TropWorld
87,760
110
20
10
3
4
147
Trump Castle
60,000
68
25
12
5
3
113
Trump Plaza
60,000
80
20
12
2
3
117
Total
696,196
884
229
134
37
39
1,323
Visitation Statistics
Number of visitors by mode of travel
Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
17,769
Charter Bus
14,184
Franchise Bus
745
Air
440
Total
33,138

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino
# of Rooms*
Parking Spaces
Atlantis
500
906
Bally's Grand
518
1,767
Bally's PP
506
987
Caesars
644
1,064
Claridge
504
1,493
Harrah's Marina
760
2,930
Resorts
689
2,721
Sands
500
2,595
Showboat
516
2,534
TropWorld
1,004
4,070
Trump Castle
607
2,816
Trump Plaza
566
2,940
Total
7,314
26,823
*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
2,125
Bally's Grand
3,446
Bally's PP
3,568
Caesars
3,937
Claridge
2,282
Harrah's Marina
3,848
Resorts
3,608
Sands
2,945
Showboat
3,612
TropWorld
4,868
Trump Castle
3,502
Trump Plaza
4,393
Total
42,134

 

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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