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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1997
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1997 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

12 casinos: Atlantic City 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

248,938,647

6.37%

62.04%

37.96%

Bally's PP

406,627,386

10.41%

72.57%

27.43%

Caesars

383,536,840

9.82%

62.99%

37.01%

Claridge

165,424,277

4.23%

76.27%

23.73%

Harrah's

322,976,117

8.27%

80.06%

19.94%

Resorts

245,950,498

6.30%

70.80%

29.20%

Sands

236,273,880

6.05%

67.84%

32.16%

Showboat

353,380,440

9.05%

79.76%

20.24%

Tropicana

371,702,825

9.51%

67.27%

32.73%

Trump Marina

265,571,502

6.80%

71.11%

28.89%

Trump Plaza

377,636,737

9.67%

74.40%

25.60%

Trump Taj Mahal

528,120,603

13.52%

58.34%

41.66%

Total

3,906,139,752

100%

69.64%

30.36%

*Percentage of total is the casino's share of the total market; figures may not total due to rounding.

Before adjustment for uncollected patron checks, taxes
Slot Machine Win

Casino

Revenue (in $)

Slot Revenue (in $)

% of Total*

AC Hilton

248,938,647

154,429,249

62.04%

Bally's PP

406,627,386

295,080,425

72.57%

Caesars

383,536,840

241,606,583

62.99%

Claridge

165,424,277

126,168,860

76.27%

Harrah's

322,976,117

258,584,735

80.06%

Resorts

245,950,498

174,144,104

70.80%

Sands

236,273,880

160,289,760

67.84%

Showboat

353,380,440

281,871,564

79.76%

Tropicana

371,702,825

250,038,108

67.27%

Trump Marina

265,571,502

188,852,359

71.11%

Trump Plaza

377,636,737

280,949,660

74.40%

Trump Taj Mahal

528,120,603

308,131,536

58.34%

Total

3,906,139,752

2,720,146,943

69.64%

*Percentage of total is the casino's share of the total slot market; figures may not total due to rounding.

Before adjustment for uncollected patron checks, taxes
Table Game Win

Casino

Revenue (in $)

Table Revenue (in $)

% of Total*

AC Hilton

248,938,647

94,509,398

37.96%

Bally's PP

406,627,386

111,546,961

27.43%

Caesars

383,536,840

141,930,257

37.01%

Claridge

165,424,277

39,255,417

23.73%

Harrah's

322,976,117

64,391,382

19.94%

Resorts

245,950,498

71,806,394

29.20%

Sands

236,273,880

75,984,120

32.16%

Showboat

353,380,440

71,508,876

20.24%

Tropicana

371,702,825

121,664,717

32.73%

Trump Marina

265,571,502

76,719,143

28.89%

Trump Plaza

377,636,737

96,687,077

25.60%

Trump Taj Mahal

528,120,603

219,989,067

41.66%

Total

3,906,139,752

1,185,992,809

30.36%

*Percentage of total is the casino's share of the total market; figures may not total due to rounding.

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

1,088

241

369

80

Bally's PP

172

2,512

468

671

117

Caesars

0

1,430

482

582

72

Claridge

15

1,288

158

262

27

Harrah's

0

1,365

270

708

113

Resorts

0

1,500

359

325

58

Sands

0

1,317

257

408

68

Showboat

75

2,705

317

551

58

Tropicana

0

2,144

463

771

143

Trump Marina

35

1,233

293

448

81

Trump Plaza

287

2,532

512

623

86

Tr. Taj Mahal

210

2,752

322

694

106

Total

794

21,866

4,142

6,412

1,009

 

Casino

$25

$100

Other

Total Slot Machines

AC Hilton

12

5

31

1,826

Bally's PP

11

3

152

4,106

Caesars

13

7

95

2,681

Claridge

1

0

0

1,751

Harrah's

9

3

61

2,529

Resorts

4

2

6

2,254

Sands

6

3

17

2,076

Showboat

2

2

27

3,737

Tropicana

18

9

171

3,719

Trump Marina

12

4

46

2,152

Trump Plaza

8

4

38

4,090

Tr. Taj Mahal

13

4

35

4,136

Total

109

46

679

35,057

 

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

107

Bally's PP

118,710

36,124

175

Caesars

75,642

6,765

116

Claridge

58,705

0

65

Harrah's

80,775

0

97

Resorts

67,655

8,058

98

Sands

57,812

15,447

123

Showboat

80,707

20,998

96

Tropicana

114,205

10,183

167

Trump Marina

73,734

2,150

94

Trump Plaza

138,305

0

117

Trump Taj Mahal

116,199

31,521

218

Total

1,040,573

132,763

1,473

 

Casino

BJ

Craps

Roulette

MiniBacc.

Bacc.

AC Hilton

51

10

10

6

2

Bally's PP

93

14

19

2

2

Caesars

56

13

12

4

3

Claridge

36

8

5

3

2

Harrah's

48

9

12

1

1

Resorts

45

9

10

1

3

Sands

57

11

14

3

5

Showboat

48

10

13

2

5

Tropicana

56

14

13

8

3

Trump Marina

46

12

9

4

3

Trump Plaza

65

10

15

7

2

Trump Taj Mahal

74

14

18

3

7

Total

675

134

150

44

38

 

Casino

Poker

Let It Ride Poker

Caribbean Stud Poker

Pai Gow Poker

AC Hilton

8

4

6

5

Bally's PP

16

10

8

5

Caesars

7

5

4

4

Claridge

0

2

4

2

Harrah's

8

6

7

2

Resorts

17

2

4

1

Sands

16

4

6

2

Showboat

0

6

6

2

Tropicana

50

4

6

5

Trump Marina

0

6

6

4

Trump Plaza

0

5

4

3

Tr. Taj Mahal

63

7

10

8

Total

185

61

71

43

 

Casino

Pai Gow

Big 6

Keno

Sic Bo

Other*

AC Hilton

3

1

4

1

0

Bally's PP

1

4

4

1

0

Caesars

3

2

6

3

0

Claridge

0

1

0

1

1

Harrah's

0

1

4

0

2

Resorts

1

2

4

1

2

Sands

1

2

4

1

1

Showboat

1

2

0

1

0

Tropicana

6

1

7

1

0

Trump Marina

2

1

0

1

0

Trump Plaza

2

2

0

2

0

Tr. Taj Mahal

7

4

10

2

1

Total

27

23

43

15

7

*"Other" table games include: Mini-Craps, Mini-Dice, and Three Card Poker
Visitation Statistics

Number of visitors by mode of travel

Mode

Number of visitors*

Automobile

23,368

Charter Bus

9,640

Franchise Bus

512

Air

426

Rail

124

Total

34,070

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino

# of Rooms*

Parking Spaces

AC Hilton

801

1,848

Bally's PP

1,268

2,119

Caesars

1,144

2,018

Claridge

504

1,460

Harrah's

1,174

2,878

Resorts

662

1,719

Sands

532

1,738

Showboat

800

3,514

Tropicana

1,624

2,968

Trump Marina

728

2,986

Trump Plaza

1,404

3,572

Tr. Taj Mahal

1,250

7,180

Total

11,891

34,000

*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

3,432

Bally's PP

5,473

Caesars

4,126

Claridge

2,508

Harrah's

3,543

Resorts

3,526

Sands

3,071

Showboat

3,551

Tropicana

5,116

Trump Marina

3,487

Trump Plaza

5,275

Tr. Taj Mahal

6,015

Total

49,123

 

Casino openings, extraordinary events
Red Dog (table game) eliminated.

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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