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Atlantic City, New Jersey
2002
Casino Data
This page has information from the 2002 New Jersey Casino Control Commission Annual Report.

12 casinos: Atlantic City Hilton, Bally's Atlantic City, Caesars, Claridge, Harrah's, Resorts Int'l, Sands, Showboat, Tropicana, Trump Marina, Trump Plaza, Trump Taj Mahal

Casino Resort Revenues

Total Casino Win

Slot Win

Table Win

Slot Machine Breakdown

Table Game Breakdown

Visitation Statistics

Employee Information

Casino openings/significant events
Casino Resort Revenues
The following table contains resort revenue information from Casino, Rooms, Food and Beverage, and Other departments. The net revenue is equal to the total revenue less promotional allowances paid out.
Casino
Revenue Type* (in $)
Casino
Rooms
Food & Beverage
Other
Total Revenue
AC Hilton
301,455
25,972
42,334
10,619
380,380
Bally's AC
523,082
40,009
74,626
10,745
648,462
Caesars
519,692
36,522
74,052
26,017
656,283
Claridge
154,856
11,719
19,057
3,843
189,475
Harrah's
444,535
37,419
53,211
6,759
541,924
Resorts
259,208
13,031
24,649
6,488
303,376
Sands
206,417
11,140
23,305
3,739
244,601
Showboat
363,464
17,824
49,820
7,241
438,348
Tropicana
400,535
47,836
52,852
14,663
515,886
Trump Marina
281,898
18,504
32,710
10,425
343,537
Trump Plaza
336,346
25,122
37,097
7,735
406,300
Tr. Taj Mahal
529,310
34,794
55,307
19,905
639,316
Total
4,320,798
319,892
539,020
128,179
5,307,888

*Figures in thousands; add 000 for actual value

Casino win is minus adjustments for uncollected patron checks, taxes
Total Casino Win
Casino
Revenue (in $)
% of Total*
Slot %
Table %
AC Hilton
308,054,077
7.03%
70.15%
29.85%
Bally's AC
526,673,469
12.02%
72.18%
27.82%
Caesars
527,402,172
12.04%
66.13%
33.87%
Claridge
159,466,963
3.64%
74.67%
25.33%
Harrah's
451,046,807
10.29%
88.99%
11.01%
Resorts
262,601,915
5.99%
73.39%
26.61%
Sands
209,825,510
4.79%
82.37%
17.63%
Showboat
369,113,914
8.42%
87.02%
12.98%
Tropicana
406,917,348
9.29%
70.36%
29.64%
Trump Marina
283,004,339
6.46%
77.36%
22.64%
Trump Plaza
341,069,011
7.78%
70.57%
29.43%
Trump Taj Mahal
536,231,212
12.24%
67.77%
32.23%
Total
4,381,406,737
100%
74.44%
25.56%

*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
308,054,077
216,091,661
70.15%
Bally's AC
526,673,469
380,147,562
72.18%
Caesars
527,402,172
348,748,106
66.13%
Claridge
159,466,963
119,071,070
74.67%
Harrah's
451,046,807
401,398,472
88.99%
Resorts
262,601,915
192,724,404
73.39%
Sands
209,825,510
172,832,535
82.37%
Showboat
369,113,914
321,186,689
87.02%
Tropicana
406,917,348
286,321,611
70.36%
Trump Marina
283,004,339
218,932,172
77.36%
Trump Plaza
341,069,011
240,680,042
70.57%
Trump Taj Mahal
536,231,212
363,382,122
67.77%
Total
4,381,406,737
3,261,516,446
74.44%

*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
308,054,077
91,962,416
29.85%
Bally's AC
526,673,469
146,525,907
27.82%
Caesars
527,402,172
178,654,066
33.87%
Claridge
159,466,963
40,395,893
25.33%
Harrah's
451,046,807
49,648,335
11.01%
Resorts
262,601,915
69,877,511
26.61%
Sands
209,825,510
36,992,975
17.63%
Showboat
369,113,914
47,927,225
12.98%
Tropicana
406,917,348
120,595,737
29.64%
Trump Marina
283,004,339
64,072,167
22.64%
Trump Plaza
341,069,011
100,388,969
29.43%
Trump Taj Mahal
536,231,212
172,849,090
32.23%
Total
4,381,406,737
1,119,890,291
25.56%

*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
464
946
134
294
115
Bally's AC
982
2,116
396
572
129
Caesars
797
1,352
328
511
128
Claridge
421
961
105
189
48
Harrah's
829
2,011
295
758
115
Resorts
376
1,456
227
293
67
Sands
602
1,117
143
308
90
Showboat
690
2,011
143
448
81
Tropicana
964
1,898
316
657
106
Trump Marina
553
1,261
177
362
90
Trump Plaza
708
1,620
219
288
73
Tr. Taj Mahal
973
2,694
336
645
125
Total
8,359
19,443
2,819
5,325
1,167

 

Casino
$25
$100
Other
Total Slot Machines
AC Hilton
8
12
31
2,004
Bally's AC
21
19
76
4,311
Caesars
18
14
86
3,234
Claridge
6
0
0
1,730
Harrah's
11
5
88
4,112
Resorts
6
4
45
2,474
Sands
8
5
49
2,322
Showboat
4
4
109
3,490
Tropicana
14
9
160
4,124
Trump Marina
18
12
55
2,528
Trump Plaza
13
6
35
2,962
Tr. Taj Mahal
14
7
32
4,826
Total
141
97
766
38,117

 

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
59,612
0
85
Bally's AC
129,998
35,453
153
Caesars
117,378
7,342
127
Claridge
49,260
10,959
63
Harrah's
127,049
0
69
Resorts
65,292
13,074
64
Sands
61,812
16,560
27
Showboat
89,769
14,109
55
Tropicana
128,885
8,380
174
Trump Marina
65,000
16,182
80
Trump Plaza
91,181
0
89
Tr. Taj Mahal
120,138
36,846
191
Total
1,105,374
158,905
1,177

 

Casino
BJ
Craps
Roulette
MiniBacc.
Bacc.
AC Hilton
38
9
10
7
1
Bally's AC
62
13
20
4
2
Caesars
61
14
15
3
1
Claridge
28
6
4
4
1
Harrah's
32
5
7
1
0
Resorts
32
5
8
1
3
Sands
15
3
5
0
0
Showboat
26
5
5
1
2
Tropicana
66
10
13
6
3
Trump Marina
40
8
9
2
2
Trump Plaza
41
7
9
7
2
Tr. Taj Mahal
55
10
14
8
5
Total
496
95
119
44
22

 

Casino
3 Card Poker
Let It Ride Poker
Caribbean Stud Poker
Spanish 21
AC Hilton
5
4
4
0
Bally's AC
8
8
8
6
Caesars
7
4
4
6
Claridge
4
2
3
4
Harrah's
7
5
3
2
Resorts
5
4
3
2
Sands
3
1
0
0
Showboat
5
2
3
2
Tropicana
5
5
5
3
Trump Marina
6
3
3
2
Trump Plaza
4
3
3
2
Tr. Taj Mahal
7
3
4
5
Total
66
44
43
34

 

Casino
Poker
Pai Gow Poker
Pai Gow
Big 6
Keno
Other*
AC Hilton
0
4
3
0
0
0
Bally's AC
10
6
1
2
4
3
Caesars
0
4
1
3
6
4
Claridge
0
2
2
1
0
2
Harrah's
5
1
0
0
4
1
Resorts
0
1
0
0
0
0
Sands
0
0
0
0
0
0
Showboat
0
3
0
1
0
0
Tropicana
43
5
6
1
0
3
Trump Marina
0
3
2
0
0
0
Trump Plaza
0
5
4
1
0
1
Tr. Taj Mahal
66
7
4
2
3
1
Total
124
41
23
11
17
15
*"Other" table games include: Sic Bo, Colorado Hold 'Em, Triple Shot, Let's Get Wild Poker, and Boston 5 Stud Poker
Visitation Statistics

Number of visitors by mode of travel

Mode
Number of visitors*
Automobile
24,676
Charter Bus
7,586
Franchise Bus
514
Air
268
Rail
143
Total
33,187

*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
293,460
284,982
$90.21
97.1%
1,825
Bally's AC
1,246
454,790
444,132
$89.66
97.7%
2,840
Caesars
1,140
407,730
397,200
$91.62
97.4%
2,666
Claridge
502
181,215
167,636
$69.77
92.5%
1,142
Harrah's
1,630
528,996
510,001
$73.21
96.4%
3,822
Resorts
479
210,197
192,901
$67.55
91.8%
1,349
Sands
637
226,342
199,720
$56.09
88.2%
1,684
Showboat
765
279,225
271,526
$65.64
97.2%
3,051
Tropicana
1,625
592,989
553,262
$86.46
93.3%
3,281
Trump Marina
728
265,720
238,964
$77.43
89.9%
2,986
Trump Plaza
904
329,960
306,161
$82.06
92.8%
2,778
Tr. Taj Mahal
1,250
456,250
430,877
$80.75
94.4%
7,180
Total
11,710
4,226,874
3,997,362
- -
- -
34,604
Average
- -
- -
- -
$79.87
94.6%
- -
*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
3,298
Bally's AC
5,672
Caesars
4,803
Claridge
2,220
Harrah's
3,259
Resorts
3,066
Sands
2,511
Showboat
3,176
Tropicana
4,739
Trump Marina
3,016
Trump Plaza
3,512
Trump Taj Mahal
5,548
Total
44,820

 

Month
# of Employees
January
45,279
February
45,285
March
45,304
April
45,625
May
45,965
June
46,557
July
46,885
August
46,593
Septermber
45,921
October
45,348
November
45,025
December
44,820
Average
45,717

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. Salaries represented 20.63% of total industry revenue in 2002.

Casino
Total Salaries ($)
A.C. Hilton
85,252
Bally's AC
138,920
Caesars
116,560
Claridge
54,726
Harrah's
83,450
Resorts
72,943
Sands
62,094
Showboat
80,174
Tropicana
101,174
Trump Marina
77,153
Trump Plaza
86,116
Trump Taj Mahal
136,713
Total
1,095,275

 

Casino openings, extraordinary events
Triple Shot, Let's Get Wild Poker, and Boston 5 Stud Poker introduced.

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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