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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1990
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1990 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

12 casinos: Bally's Grand, Bally's Park Place, Caesars, Claridge, Harrah's Atlantic City, Resorts Int'l, Sands, Showboat, TropWorld, Trump Castle, Trump Plaza, Trump Taj Mahal

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 %
Bally's Grand
199,611
6.76%
56.03%
43.97%
Bally's PP
267,986
9.08%
63.55%
36.45%
Caesars
290,398
9.84%
52.19%
47.81%
Claridge
134,685
4.56%
65.96%
34.04%
Harrah's AC
279,745
9.48%
64.57%
35.43%
Resorts
204,967
6.94%
59.21%
40.79%
Sands
230,398
7.81%
55.79%
44.21%
Showboat
247,810
8.40%
62.97%
37.03%
TropWorld
278,514
9.44%
63.95%
36.05%
Trump Castle
233,870
7.92%
57.95%
42.05%
Trump Plaza
278,707
9.44%
54.08%
45.92%
Trump Taj Mahal
304,890
10.33%
49.47%
50.53%
Total
2,951,581
100%
58.42%
41.58%

*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 Grand
199,611
111,839
56.03%
Bally's PP
267,986
170,308
63.55%
Caesars
290,398
151,570
52.19%
Claridge
134,685
88,834
65.96%
Harrah's AC
279,745
180,620
64.57%
Resorts
204,967
121,367
59.21%
Sands
230,398
128,550
55.79%
Showboat
247,810
156,058
62.97%
TropWorld
278,514
178,097
63.95%
Trump Castle
233,870
135,523
57.95%
Trump Plaza
278,707
150,715
54.08%
Trump Taj Mahal
304,890
150,842
49.47%
Total
2,951,581
1,724,323
58.42%

*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 Grand
199,611
87,772
43.97%
Bally's PP
267,986
97,678
36.45%
Caesars
290,398
138,828
47.81%
Claridge
134,685
45,851
34.04%
Harrah's AC
279,745
99,125
35.43%
Resorts
204,967
83,600
40.79%
Sands
230,398
101,848
44.21%
Showboat
247,810
91,752
37.03%
TropWorld
278,514
100,417
36.05%
Trump Castle
233,870
98,347
42.05%
Trump Plaza
278,707
127,992
45.92%
Trump Taj Mahal
304,890
154,048
50.53%
Total
2,951,581
1,227,258
41.58%

*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
Bally's Grand
69
500
162
630
1,361
Bally's PP
92
656
203
710
1,661
Caesars
89
568
243
850
1,750
Claridge
66
510
188
558
1,322
Harrah's AC
91
582
253
856
1,782
Resorts
83
533
190
844
1,650
Sands
72
472
173
674
1,391
Showboat
90
592
154
890
1,726
TropWorld
119
705
173
1,300
2,297
Trump Castle
86
598
231
756
1,671
Trump Plaza
92
629
208
737
1,666
Tr. Taj Mahal
158
1,398
294
1,059
2,909
Total
1,107
7,743
2,472
9,864
21,186
*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
Bally's Grand
45,442
60
18
10
4
4
96
Bally's PP
59,996
72
18
12
4
4
110
Caesars
60,000
58
24
11
5
4
102
Claridge
43,579
49
8
7
2
1
67
Harrah's AC
61,387
83
20
18
4
2
127
Resorts
59,896
68
20
13
4
4
109
Sands
50,123
62
18
12
4
3
99
Showboat
59,280
66
19
10
6
2
103
TropWorld
90,827
105
20
14
5
3
147
Trump Castle
60,000
73
17
12
7
2
111
Trump Plaza
60,000
78
20
12
4
3
117
Tr.Taj Mahal
120,000
102
30
23
6
6
167
Total
770,530
876
232
154
55
38
1,355
Visitation Statistics
Number of visitors by mode of travel
Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
19,310
Charter Bus
11,201
Franchise Bus
528
Air
544
Rail
230
Total
31,813

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino
# of Rooms*
Parking Spaces
Bally's Grand
518
1,683
Bally's PP
1,201
2,571
Caesars
636
2,951
Claridge
501
1,268
Harrah's AC
760
2,480
Resorts
673
2,535
Sands
500
2,081
Showboat
516
2,534
TropWorld
1,014
3,776
Trump Castle
703
2,816
Trump Plaza
1,065
2,773
Tr. Taj Mahal
1,250
4,320
Total
9,337
31,788
*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
Bally's Grand
3,269
Bally's PP
4,230
Caesars
3,538
Claridge
2,128
Harrah's AC
3,707
Resorts
4,328
Sands
3,381
Showboat
3,851
Tropicana
3,642
Trump Castle
3,383
Trump Plaza
3,948
Tr. Taj Mahal
5,836
Total
45,241

 

Casino openings, extraordinary events
Harrah's Marina renamed Harrah's Atlantic City.

Trump Taj Mahal opened April 4, 1990.

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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