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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1989 Casino Data
This page has information from the 1989 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
30,927
1.10%
67.11%
32.89%
Bally's Grand
210,748
7.51%
52.37%
47.63%
Bally's PP
278,890
9.94%
60.09%
39.91%
Caesars
303,056
10.80%
48.81%
51.19%
Claridge
128,641
4.58%
62.04%
37.96%
Harrah's Marina
293,105
10.44%
61.49%
38.51%
Resorts
227,384
8.10%
55.29%
44.71%
Sands
219,492
7.82%
52.09%
47.91%
Showboat
258,835
9.22%
56.88%
43.12%
TropWorld
285,421
10.17%
60.75%
39.25%
Trump Castle
264,835
9.43%
55.60%
44.40%
Trump Plaza
305,683
10.89%
53.21%
46.79%
Total
2,807,017
100%
56.19%
43.81%

*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
30,927
20,755
67.11%
Bally's Grand
210,748
110,371
52.37%
Bally's PP
278,890
167,579
60.09%
Caesars
303,056
147,916
48.81%
Claridge
128,641
79,809
62.04%
Harrah's Marina
293,105
180,224
61.49%
Resorts
227,384
125,712
55.29%
Sands
219,492
114,341
52.09%
Showboat
258,835
147,226
56.88%
TropWorld
285,421
173,381
60.75%
Trump Castle
264,835
147,251
55.60%
Trump Plaza
305,683
162,651
53.21%
Total
2,807,017
1,577,216
56.19%

*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
30,927
10,172
32.89%
Bally's Grand
210,748
100,377
47.63%
Bally's PP
278,890
111,311
39.91%
Caesars
303,056
155,140
51.19%
Claridge
128,641
48,832
37.96%
Harrah's Marina
293,105
112,881
38.51%
Resorts
227,384
101,672
44.71%
Sands
219,492
105,151
47.91%
Showboat
258,835
111,609
43.12%
TropWorld
285,421
112,040
39.25%
Trump Castle
264,835
117,584
44.40%
Trump Plaza
305,683
143,032
46.79%
Total
2,807,017
1,229,801
43.81%

*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
-
-
-
-
-
Bally's Grand
68
589
194
507
1,358
Bally's PP
93
706
193
699
1,661
Caesars
89
706
234
714
1,743
Claridge
66
527
125
521
1,239
Harrah's Marina
104
621
266
760
1,751
Resorts
89
735
209
629
1,662
Sands
72
563
185
586
1,406
Showboat
88
658
191
723
1,660
TropWorld
119
705
173
1,300
2,297
Trump Castle
86
749
249
603
1,687
Trump Plaza
92
767
199
608
1,666
Total
966
7,620
2,321
7,295
18,202
*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
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Bally's Grand
45,442
62
18
10
2
4
96
Bally's PP
59,996
74
18
12
2
4
110
Caesars
60,000
58
24
11
5
4
102
Claridge
43,054
50
12
8
3
1
74
Harrah's Marina
60,364
76
22
18
4
3
123
Resorts
59,849
70
20
11
3
4
108
Sands
50,186
62
18
12
4
3
99
Showboat
58,853
72
18
12
6
4
112
TropWorld
90,827
108
20
10
5
4
147
Trump Castle
60,000
67
21
12
5
3
108
Trump Plaza
60,000
78
20
12
4
3
117
Total
648,571
777
211
128
43
37
1,196
Visitation Statistics
Number of visitors by mode of travel
Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
18,257
Charter Bus
12,447
Franchise Bus
685
Air
523
Rail
90
Total
32,002

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino
# of Rooms*
Parking Spaces
Atlantis
-
-
Bally's Grand
518
1,683
Bally's PP
1,214
1,418
Caesars
644
858
Claridge
501
1,336
Harrah's Marina
760
2,754
Resorts
681
2,535
Sands
500
2,595
Showboat
516
2,534
TropWorld
1,014
4,381
Trump Castle
700
2,816
Trump Plaza
536
2,858
Total
7,584
25,768
*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
-
Bally's Grand
3,397
Bally's PP
3,854
Caesars
4,114
Claridge
2,312
Harrah's Marina
3,941
Resorts
3,663
Sands
3,407
Showboat
4,002
TropWorld
4,935
Trump Castle
3,669
Trump Plaza
4,333
Total
41,627

 

Casino openings, extraordinary events
Elsinore's Atlantis closed May 22, 1989.

Railroad introduced as mode of travel.

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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