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Atlantic City, New Jersey
1998
Casino Data
This page has information from the 1998 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
256,703,171
6.37%
61.89%
38.11%
Bally's PP
466,867,252
11.58%
72.99%
27.01%
Caesars
424,695,024
10.53%
63.19%
36.81%
Claridge
164,705,372
4.08%
73.43%
26.57%
Harrah's
349,215,651
8.66%
80.41%
19.59%
Resorts
235,493,228
5.84%
73.60%
26.40%
Sands
221,901,100
5.50%
69.95%
30.05%
Showboat
357,063,666
8.85%
82.29%
17.71%
Tropicana
388,575,901
9.63%
66.23%
33.77%
Trump Marina
264,825,064
6.57%
72.55%
27.45%
Trump Plaza
379,604,347
9.41%
73.10%
26.90%
Trump Taj Mahal
523,347,739
12.700
58.48%
41.52%
Total
4,032,997,515
100%
70.05%
29.95%

*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
256,703,171
158,863,567
61.89%
Bally's PP
466,867,252
340,785,670
72.99%
Caesars
424,695,024
268,373,475
63.19%
Claridge
164,705,372
120,943,057
73.43%
Harrah's
349,215,651
280,808,041
80.41%
Resorts
235,493,228
173,314,776
73.60%
Sands
221,901,100
155,215,634
69.95%
Showboat
357,063,666
293,817,462
82.29%
Tropicana
388,575,901
257,357,010
66.23%
Trump Marina
264,825,064
192,138,023
72.55%
Trump Plaza
379,604,347
277,482,001
73.10%
Trump Taj Mahal
523,347,739
306,059,342
58.48%
Total
4,032,997,515
2,825,158,058
70.05%

*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
256,703,171
97,839,604
38.11%
Bally's PP
466,867,252
126,081,582
27.01%
Caesars
424,695,024
156,321,549
36.81%
Claridge
164,705,372
43,762,315
26.57%
Harrah's
349,215,651
68,407,610
19.59%
Resorts
235,493,228
62,178,452
26.40%
Sands
221,901,100
66,685,466
30.05%
Showboat
357,063,666
63,246,204
17.71%
Tropicana
388,575,901
131,218,891
33.77%
Trump Marina
264,825,064
72,687,041
27.45%
Trump Plaza
379,604,347
102,122,346
26.90%
Trump Taj Mahal
523,347,739
217,288,397
41.52%
Total
4,032,997,515
1,207,839,457
29.95%

*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
50
1,104
221
396
77
Bally's PP
264
2,440
472
578
99
Caesars
0
1,991
550
756
123
Claridge
36
1,265
170
247
30
Harrah's
0
1,526
229
639
117
Resorts
0
1,525
282
315
55
Sands
29
1,284
246
371
64
Showboat
88
2,674
261
569
48
Tropicana
144
2,079
441
735
127
Trump Marina
51
1,238
308
435
77
Trump Plaza
439
2,601
513
514
84
Tr. Taj Mahal
266
2,745
324
663
102
Total
1,367
22,472
4,017
6,218
1,003

 

Casino
$25
$100
Other
Total Slot Machines
AC Hilton
13
10
25
1,896
Bally's PP
11
6
129
3,999
Caesars
13
7
155
3,595
Claridge
4
0
0
1,752
Harrah's
9
3
47
2,570
Resorts
7
0
6
2,190
Sands
6
3
22
2,025
Showboat
0
0
48
3,688
Tropicana
15
10
149
3,700
Trump Marina
13
7
49
2,178
Trump Plaza
14
4
35
4,204
Tr. Taj Mahal
13
4
94
4,211
Total
118
54
759
36,008

 

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
58,272
1,517
94
Bally's PP
118,710
36,124
168
Caesars
110,540
9,691
133
Claridge
58,932
0
64
Harrah's
80,822
0
80
Resorts
67,655
8,058
69
Sands
57,296
15,963
99
Showboat
80,707
20,998
95
Tropicana
114,320
10,183
166
Trump Marina
73,734
2,150
91
Trump Plaza
138,295
0
103
Trump Taj Mahal
116,199
31,521
211
Total
1,075,482
136,205
1,373

 

Casino
BJ
Craps
Roulette
MiniBacc.
Bacc.
AC Hilton
46
10
11
6
2
Bally's PP
92
12
19
2
2
Caesars
74
12
13
4
3
Claridge
36
8
5
2
2
Harrah's
37
9
9
2
1
Resorts
39
6
8
2
2
Sands
43
8
12
3
4
Showboat
49
8
13
2
3
Tropicana
56
14
13
7
3
Trump Marina
44
12
9
2
3
Trump Plaza
56
8
13
6
2
Trump Taj Mahal
70
12
19
3
5
Total
642
119
144
41
32

 

Casino
Poker
Let It Ride Poker
Caribbean Stud Poker
Pai Gow Poker
AC Hilton
0
4
6
4
Bally's PP
16
8
6
5
Caesars
6
8
4
4
Claridge
0
2
3
2
Harrah's
8
5
5
2
Resorts
0
4
4
2
Sands
12
4
6
2
Showboat
0
6
6
2
Tropicana
50
4
6
5
Trump Marina
0
7
5
3
Trump Plaza
0
5
5
3
Tr. Taj Mahal
64
7
10
9
Total
156
64
66
43

 

Casino
Pai Gow
Big 6
Keno
Other*
AC Hilton
3
1
0
1
Bally's PP
2
3
4
1
Caesars
1
2
6
2
Claridge
2
1
0
0
Harrah's
0
1
4
1
Resorts
1
1
0
0
Sands
1
2
0
2
Showboat
2
2
0
2
Tropicana
6
1
7
2
Trump Marina
3
1
0
2
Trump Plaza
2
2
0
1
Tr. Taj Mahal
6
3
10
3
Total
29
20
31
17
*"Other" table games include: Sic Bo, Mini-Craps, Mini-Dice, and Casino War
Visitation Statistics

Number of visitors by mode of travel

Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
23,293
Charter Bus
9,903
Franchise Bus
530
Air
447
Rail
127
Total
34,300

*By thousands; add 000 for true value

Occupancy and Room Rates

Casino
# of Rooms*
Available Room Nights
Occupied Room Nights
Average Rate Per Occupied Room
Occupancy Rate
Parking Spaces
AC Hilton
804
281,279
254,982
$84.25
90.70%
1,762
Bally's PP
1,251
451,150
437,150
$82.81
96.90%
2,799
Caesars
1,144
399,531
362,540
$96.55
90.70%
2,148
Claridge
502
181,077
161,137
$59.43
89.00%
1,460
Harrah's
1,174
428,510
362,833
$78.60
84.70%
2,862
Resorts
662
241,630
216,939
$74.38
89.80%
1,485
Sands
532
194,180
162,137
$55.12
83.50%
1,738
Showboat
800
292,000
274,481
$69.00
94.00%
3,051
Tropicana
1,624
590,421
495,143
$78.51
83.90%
3,265
Trump Marina
728
261,381
228,438
$69.48
87.40%
2,986
Trump Plaza
1,404
512,460
442,398
$79.83
86.30%
3,282
Tr. Taj Mahal
1,250
456,250
419,654
$99.57
92.00%
7,180
Total
11,875
4,289,869
3,817,832
- -
- -
34,018
Average
- -
- -
- -
$77.29
89.1%
- -
*Numbers reflect guest rooms at the end of year.
Employee Statistics
The charts below have the number of casino resort employees for the industry. The first is broken down by casino. The second is broken down by month.
Casino
# of Employees
A.C. Hilton
3,378
Bally's PP
5,447
Caesars
4,688
Claridge
2,411
Harrah's
3,477
Resorts
3,245
Sands
3,037
Showboat
3,353
Tropicana
5,084
Trump Marina
3,482
Trump Plaza
5,124
Trump Taj Mahal
5,766
Total
48,492

 

Month
# of Employees
January
48,630
February
48,588
March
48,797
April
49,170
May
49,715
June
50,114
July
50,251
August
50,073
September
49,318
October
48,850
November
48,542
December
48,492
Average
49,212

The chart below has the total salaries paid by each casino in thousands of dollars; add 000 to the number for the true annual total.

Casino
Total Salaries ($)
A.C. Hilton
72,008
Bally's PP
112,598
Caesars
110,361
Claridge
55,698
Harrah's
84,382
Resorts
75,309
Sands
66,086
Showboat
84,821
Tropicana
96,716
Trump Marina
77,278
Trump Plaza
106,797
Trump Taj Mahal
133,538
Total
1,075,592

 

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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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