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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1996
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1996 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

12 casinos: AC Hilton, Bally's Park Place, Caesars, Claridge, Harrah's, Resorts Int'l, Sands, Showboat, Tropicana, Trump Marina, 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 %
AC Hilton
250,803
6.58%
60.85%
39.15%
Bally's PP
351,748
9.22%
70.61%
29.39%
Caesars
391,006
10.25%
63.20%
36.80%
Claridge
162,727
4.27%
75.19%
24.81%
Harrah's
316,254
8.29%
80.14%
19.86%
Resorts
259,217
6.80%
70.95%
29.05%
Sands
243,833
6.39%
66.61%
33.39%
Showboat
343,724
9.01%
76.95%
23.05%
Tropicana
350,702
9.20%
71.78%
28.22%
Trump Marina
250,652
6.57%
74.07%
25.93%
Trump Plaza
373,301
9.79%
72.13%
27.87%
Trump Taj Mahal
519,686
13.63%
54.76%
45.24%
Total
3,813,653
100%
68.86%
31.14%

*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*
AC Hilton
250,803
152,610
60.85%
Bally's PP
351,748
248,374
70.61%
Caesars
391,006
247,130
63.20%
Claridge
162,727
122,353
75.19%
Harrah's
316,254
253,459
80.14%
Resorts
259,217
183,921
70.95%
Sands
243,833
162,429
66.61%
Showboat
343,724
264,480
76.95%
Tropicana
350,702
251,728
71.78%
Trump Marina
250,652
185,667
74.07%
Trump Plaza
373,301
269,276
72.13%
Trump Taj Mahal
519,686
284,595
54.76%
Total
3,813,653
2,626,022
68.86%

*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*
AC Hilton
250,803
98,193
39.15%
Bally's PP
351,748
103,374
29.39%
Caesars
391,006
143,876
36.80%
Claridge
162,727
40,374
24.81%
Harrah's
316,254
62,795
19.86%
Resorts
259,217
75,296
29.05%
Sands
243,833
81,404
33.39%
Showboat
343,724
79,244
23.05%
Tropicana
350,702
98,974
28.22%
Trump Marina
250,652
64,985
25.93%
Trump Plaza
373,301
104,025
27.87%
Trump Taj Mahal
519,686
235,091
45.24%
Total
3,813,653
1,187,631
31.14%

*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
These tables have information on the numbers of slot machines in Atlantic City casinos. For the sake of readability, the values have been split into two tables, though they are taken from the same source at the same time.
Casino
Nickel
Quarter
50 Cents
$1
$5
AC Hilton
0
1,081
261
364
80
Bally's PP
24
1,374
292
471
82
Caesars
0
1,536
477
592
65
Claridge
40
1,312
162
282
24
Harrah's
0
1,431
272
663
104
Resorts
0
1,430
441
389
53
Sands
0
1,249
265
408
68
Showboat
39
2,636
310
533
61
Tropicana
0
1,811
419
675
103
Trump Marina
77
1,223
325
527
110
Trump Plaza
200
2,534
624
632
71
Tr. Taj Mahal
139
2,375
352
764
104
Total
519
19,992
4,200
6,300
925

 

Casino
$25
$100
Other
Total Slot Machines
AC Hilton
10
2
31
1,829
Bally's PP
11
3
74
2,331
Caesars
9
6
102
2,787
Claridge
1
0
0
1,821
Harrah's
5
3
29
2,507
Resorts
9
3
25
2,350
Sands
6
3
17
2,016
Showboat
2
2
22
3,605
Tropicana
8
4
159
3,179
Trump Marina
15
6
56
2,339
Trump Plaza
7
4
151
4,223
Tr. Taj Mahal
13
4
48
3,799
Total
96
40
714
32,786

 

Table Game Breakdown
These tables have information on the numbers of table games in Atlantic City casinos. For the sake of readability, the values have been split into four tables, though they are taken from the same source at the same time.
Casino
Casino Sq. Ft.
Simulcast Sq. Ft.
Total Table Games
AC Hilton
58,124
1,517
105
Bally's PP
71,380
8,679
110
Caesars
78,470
5,898
114
Claridge
58,705
0
65
Harrah's
82,023
0
96
Resorts
70,000
8,058
101
Sands
53,427
22,962
122
Showboat
76,595
20,486
100
Tropicana
99,986
10,183
161
Trump Marina
73,734
2,150
93
Trump Plaza
139,474
0
141
Trump Taj Mahal
126,784
12,317
231
Total
988,702
92,250
1,439

 

Casino
BJ
Craps
Roulette
MiniBacc.
Bacc.
AC Hilton
51
10
10
4
2
Bally's PP
52
10
12
2
2
Caesars
53
14
13
3
4
Claridge
41
10
5
1
0
Harrah's
45
9
12
2
0
Resorts
42
9
11
2
2
Sands
60
12
12
3
3
Showboat
48
10
13
1
3
Tropicana
54
14
13
4
3
Trump Marina
40
13
9
3
3
Trump Plaza
88
12
15
5
4
Trump Taj Mahal
79
15
19
5
6
Total
653
138
144
35
32

 

Casino
Poker
Let It Ride Poker
Caribbean Stud Poker
Pai Gow Poker
AC Hilton
11
3
6
4
Bally's PP
16
5
6
2
Caesars
9
3
5
4
Claridge
0
2
3
1
Harrah's
8
6
8
2
Resorts
18
2
6
2
Sands
16
2
6
2
Showboat
6
5
8
2
Tropicana
50
4
6
4
Trump Marina
6
6
6
3
Trump Plaza
0
6
4
2
Tr. Taj Mahal
64
8
12
10
Total
204
52
76
38

 

Casino
Pai Gow
Big 6
Keno
Sic Bo
Other*
AC Hilton
2
1
4
1
0
Bally's PP
0
2
4
1
0
Caesars
2
2
6
2
0
Claridge
0
1
0
1
0
Harrah's
0
1
4
0
3
Resorts
1
2
5
1
3
Sands
2
2
4
1
1
Showboat
1
2
1
1
0
Tropicana
5
2
7
1
1
Trump Marina
2
1
0
1
0
Trump Plaza
1
3
0
1
0
Tr. Taj Mahal
6
4
10
2
1
Total
22
23
45
13
9
*"Other" table games include: Red Dog, Three Card Poker, Mini-Craps, and Mini-Dice
Visitation Statistics

Number of visitors by mode of travel

Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
23,023
Charter Bus
10,011
Franchise Bus
515
Air
395
Rail
98
Total
34,042

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino
# of Rooms*
Parking Spaces
AC Hilton
454
1,848
Bally's PP
1,268
2,269
Caesars
556
2,145
Claridge
504
1,174
Harrah's
760
2,395
Resorts
662
1,483
Sands
532
1,738
Showboat
800
3,514
Tropicana
1,624
2,844
Trump Marina
728
2,986
Trump Plaza
1,395
3,572
Tr. Taj Mahal
1,250
5,057
Total
10,533
31,025
*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
AC Hilton
3,280
Bally's PP
4,243
Caesars
4,045
Claridge
2,462
Harrah's
3,569
Resorts
3,933
Sands
3,292
Showboat
3,780
Tropicana
5,053
Trump Marina
3,442
Trump Plaza
5,536
Tr. Taj Mahal
6,321
Total
48,956

 

Casino openings, extraordinary events
Bally's Grand becomes the Atlantic City Hilton.

Trump Castle becomes Trump Marina.

Mini-Craps, Mini-Dice, and Three Card Poker introduced.

Atlantic City, New Jersey Gaming Statistics

1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994
1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | Annual Comparison

Nevada | Las Vegas Strip | Downtown LV | Reno/Sparks | Laughlin | Elko County | Atlantic City | Colorado | Illinois | Iowa | State Comps

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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