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Iowa Riverboat and Track Gaming 2004
This page has data for several metrics of Iowa casino performance 2004. The top set of tables summarizes data for all Iowa casinos. The ones below it contain information for riverboat casinos, and the last set of tables details racetrack casinos (racinos).

Riverboat Casinos (10): Isle of Capri-Marquette, Diamond Jo Casino, Mississippi Belle II, Catfish Bend Casino, Argosy Casino Sioux City, Terrible's Lakeside Casino, Rhythm City Casino, Isle of Capri Bettendorf, Ameristar Casino & Hotel, Harrahs Casino & Hotel

Racinos (3): Prairie Meadows, Bluffs Run, Dubuque Greyhound

The data in the top table include:

Number of casinos

Admissions

Adjusted Gross Casino Revenue

Win per capita

Total taxes, payments to treatment and endowment funds, and regulatory fees

 

The second table details slot data:

Number of slot machines

Slot drop: Currency, tickets, vouchers and in some places, tokens or coin, put into slot machines by patrons.

Slot coin in: Amount wagered on slot machine

Slot revenue (win): amount retained by the facility that is not paid out to players upon cashing out or in winnings

Slot win percentage (hold percentage)

Average daily win per machine

 

The third table details table data:

Number of table games

Table drop

Table revenue (win)

Table win percentage (hold percentage)

Average daily win per table

 

The fourth table breaks down slot machine data per each slot denomination:

Slot coin in

Adjusted slot revenue

Slot revenue percentage

Number of slot machines

 

The last table breaks down table game statistics per each table game:

Table drop

Table revenue

Table revenue percentage

Number of table games
All casinos/gaming

General Information

 

Admissions

Casino Sq. Ft.

AGR ($)

Win per capita

Taxes ($)

Total

19,509,166

316,714

1,051,515,709

$54

238,759,437

 

Slot Machine Breakdown

Type

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

5 Cent

4,404,088,360

376,328,926

8.54%

4,586

25 Cent

3,268,760,463

216,997,635

6.64%

3,355

50 Cent

106,023,583

6,221,342

5.87%

102

$1

4,306,562,822

229,292,937

5.32%

2,937

$2

60,802,962

2,374,739

3.91%

35

$5

688,974,283

30,100,213

4.37%

261

$10

68,528,479

2,845,976

4.15%

25

$25

103,775,010

3,823,617

3.68%

27

$100

20,187,900

567,559

2.81%

7

Other

1,000,023,277

97,953,103

9.80%

1,087

Total

14,027,727,139

966,506,047

6.89%

12,422

 

Table Game Breakdown

Type

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Blackjack

219,301,132

37,953,605

17.31%

129

Craps

88,341,369

18,034,393

20.41%

22

Roulette

24,879,059

6,836,060

27.48%

16

CS Poker

14,243,690

3,754,733

26.36%

9

Let it Ride

9,528,346

2,182,498

22.91%

6

PG Poker

23,551,392

6,446,634

27.37%

16

Poker

2,313,830

2,313,830

100%

19

Other

33,066,294

7,487,922

22.65%

18

Total

415,225,112

85,009,675

20.47%

235

 

Riverboat casinos

General Information

Casino

Admissions

Casino Sq. Ft.

AGR ($)

Win per capita

Taxes ($)

Marquette

653,510

18,747

42,778,923

$65

8,783,310

Diamond J.

1,059,164

17,813

52,983,641

$50

10,824,252

M. Belle II

538,668

9,952

27,781,701

$52

5,783,865

Catfish Bend

562,211

14,572

31,096,261

$55

6,446,776

Argosy

866,341

11,693

44,133,495

$51

9,054,222

Terrible's

996,472

25,000

60,924,409

$61

12,412,405

Rhythm City

1,431,097

32,862

76,079,829

$53

15,443,489

Bettendorf

1,764,844

28,298

105,415,991

$60

21,310,722

Ameristar

2,858,919

38,500

163,095,604

$57

32,846,645

Harrah's

2,165,069

28,006

111,220,482

$51

22,471,619

Total

12,896,295

225,443

715,510,336

$55

145,377,305

Slot Machines

Casino

# machines

Slot drop($)

Coin in ($)

Win ($)

Win %

Win per machine

Marquette

775

154,095,925

593,413,981

39,684,237

6.69%

$140

Diamond J.

739

193,726,085

698,633,326

46,809,835

6.70%

$173

M. Belle II

505

87,536,464

355,704,047

25,227,297

7.09%

$136

Catfish Bend

535

131,435,100

363,687,751

27,491,958

7.56%

$140

Argosy

482

169,937,632

545,109,976

38,685,596

7.10%

$219

Terrible's

911

188,302,128

699,158,734

49,651,269

7.10%

$149

Rhythm City

1,007

342,033,315

1,029,372,412

72,242,822

7.02%

$196

Bettendorf

1,088

420,797,406

1,418,337,296

94,995,211

6.70%

$239

Ameristar

1,559

637,758,450

1,983,882,463

141,805,362

7.15%

$249

Harrah's

1,244

415,278,715

1,312,490,608

93,907,081

7.15%

$206

Total

8,845

2,740,901,220

8,999,790,594

630,500,668

7.01%

$195

Table Games

Casino

# tables

Table drop ($)

Win ($)

Win %

Win per table

Marquette

13

16,389,332

3,094,686

18.88%

$650

Diamond J.

17

32,055,057

6,173,806

19.26%

$992

M. Belle II

14

11,155,689

2,554,404

22.90%

$499

Catfish Bend

17

15,606,763

3,604,303

23.09%

$579

Argosy

14

25,253,596

5,447,899

21.57%

$1,063

Terrible's

31

52,607,583

11,273,140

21.43%

$994

Rhythm City

19

23,390,682

3,837,007

16.40%

$552

Bettendorf

33

52,041,626

10,420,780

20.02%

$863

Ameristar

38

105,168,191

21,290,242

20.24%

$1,531

Harrah's

32

81,556,586

17,313,401

21.23%

$1,478

Total

228

415,225,105

85,009,668

20.47%

$1,019

 

Slot Machine Breakdown

Five Cent Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

158,002,601

12,846,280

8.13%

272

Diamond J.

211,639,855

16,898,886

7.98%

293

M. Belle II

97,639,324

8,152,182

8.35%

149

Catfish Bend

132,112,474

11,102,167

8.40%

204

Argosy

237,051,070

19,112,150

8.06%

227

Terrible's

210,422,225

17,922,666

8.52%

355

Rhythm City

350,368,540

28,520,922

8.14%

392

Bettendorf

528,965,841

41,909,901

7.92%

480

Ameristar

661,858,864

59,270,328

8.96%

644

Harrah's

384,447,800

39,572,848

10.29%

457

Total

2,972,508,594

255,308,330

8.59%

3,473

Twenty Five Cent Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

121,138,198

8,325,808

6.87%

167

Diamond J.

172,882,269

12,166,875

7.04%

213

M. Belle II

111,362,442

7,418,581

6.66%

203

Catfish Bend

80,353,356

5,849,582

7.28%

155

Argosy

97,743,435

6,854,063

7.01%

117

Terrible's

187,216,542

12,577,846

6.72%

269

Rhythm City

238,390,637

14,740,608

6.18%

246

Bettendorf

300,571,127

17,632,499

5.87%

236

Ameristar

463,724,221

27,671,031

5.97%

362

Harrah's

319,232,600

20,226,651

6.34%

318

Total

2,092,614,827

133,463,544

6.38%

2,286

Fifty Cent Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

0

0

0.00%

0

Diamond J.

7,858,012

667,558

8.50%

12

M. Belle II

0

0

0.00%

0

Catfish Bend

1,162,876

(58,192)

-5.00%

5

Argosy

0

0

0.00%

0

Terrible's

0

0

0.00%

0

Rhythm City

23,175,702

1,419,022

6.12%

24

Bettendorf

56,920,506

3,358,713

5.90%

52

Ameristar

0

0

0.00%

0

Harrah's

0

0

0.00%

0

Total

89,117,096

5,387,101

6.04%

93

One Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

287,590,171

17,068,404

5.93%

316

Diamond J.

239,509,939

12,119,503

5.06%

179

M. Belle II

97,156,529

5,767,904

5.94%

103

Catfish Bend

92,340,649

6,016,517

6.52%

103

Argosy

103,868,854

4,951,904

4.77%

74

Terrible's

177,744,400

9,985,722

5.62%

170

Rhythm City

220,633,144

10,186,749

4.62%

142

Bettendorf

345,360,880

17,936,737

5.19%

192

Ameristar

537,216,274

27,431,777

5.11%

287

Harrah's

525,600,516

30,425,762

5.79%

424

Total

2,627,021,356

141,890,979

5.40%

1,990

Two Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

0

0

0.00%

0

Diamond J.

0

0

0.00%

0

M. Belle II

0

0

0.00%

0

Catfish Bend

0

0

0.00%

0

Argosy

0

0

0.00%

0

Terrible's

0

0

0.00%

0

Rhythm City

14,569,927

611,823

4.20%

6

Bettendorf

11,764,014

554,798

4.72%

7

Ameristar

20,680,179

556,578

2.69%

12

Harrah's

7,375,386

283,529

3.84%

4

Total

54,389,506

2,006,728

3.69%

29

Five Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

22,795,525

1,134,944

4.98%

13

Diamond J.

33,348,060

2,178,417

6.53%

14

M. Belle II

17,414,685

967,368

5.55%

6

Catfish Bend

12,785,235

691,460

5.41%

7

Argosy

23,013,660

793,520

3.45%

6

Terrible's

44,471,990

1,854,476

4.17%

20

Rhythm City

26,764,325

933,474

3.49%

10

Bettendorf

51,926,790

2,509,266

4.83%

20

Ameristar

76,534,680

3,945,576

5.16%

29

Harrah's

58,709,072

2,522,297

4.30%

35

Total

367,764,022

17,530,798

4.77%

160

Ten Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

0

0

0.00%

0

Diamond J.

3,375,830

177,800

5.27%

1

M. Belle II

0

0

0.00%

0

Catfish Bend

0

0

0.00%

0

Argosy

0

0

0.00%

0

Terrible's

10,014,860

351,554

3.51%

4

Rhythm City

8,289,680

494,321

5.96%

4

Bettendorf

7,206,780

480,619

6.67%

4

Ameristar

11,179,050

471,490

4.22%

5

Harrah's

7,618,300

357,127

4.69%

3

Total

47,684,500

2,332,911

4.89%

21

Twenty Five Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

0

0

0.00%

0

Diamond J.

2,147,250

138,730

6.46%

1

M. Belle II

1,225,800

130,270

10.63%

3

Catfish Bend

1,482,100

11,665

0.79%

1

Argosy

0

0

0.00%

0

Terrible's

10,429,875

332,650

3.19%

3

Rhythm City

4,543,175

238,766

5.26%

2

Bettendorf

10,774,625

526,375

4.89%

4

Ameristar

8,561,200

481,376

5.62%

3

Harrah's

6,726,535

460,782

6.85%

3

Total

45,890,560

2,320,614

5.06%

20

Hundred Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

0

0

0.00%

0

Diamond J.

0

0

0.00%

0

M. Belle II

0

0

0.00%

0

Catfish Bend

0

0

0.00%

0

Argosy

0

0

0.00%

0

Terrible's

100,500

(54,600)

-54.33%

1

Rhythm City

0

0

0.00%

0

Bettendorf

0

0

0.00%

0

Ameristar

3,294,800

(27,985)

-0.85%

2

Harrah's

2,780,400

58,085

2.09%

1

Total

6,175,700

(24,500)

-0.40%

4

Other Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Adj. Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

Marquette

3,887,486

308,802

7.94%

7

Diamond J.

27,872,112

2,462,066

8.83%

26

M. Belle II

30,905,267

2,790,992

9.03%

99

Catfish Bend

43,451,062

3,878,759

8.93%

60

Argosy

83,432,958

6,973,959

8.36%

58

Terrible's

58,758,341

6,680,956

11.37%

91

Rhythm City

142,637,282

15,097,138

10.58%

183

Bettendorf

104,846,733

10,086,303

9.62%

94

Ameristar

200,833,195

22,005,192

10.96%

215

Harrah's

0

0

0.00%

0

Total

696,624,436

70,284,167

10.09%

833

Slot Total

8,999,790,597

630,500,672

7.01%

8,909

 

Table Game Breakdown

Blackjack

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

8,069,587

1,280,156

15.86%

7

Diamond J.

18,695,948

3,008,930

16.09%

11

M. Belle II

4,796,808

935,980

19.51%

8

Catfish Bend

8,807,154

1,787,214

20.29%

9

Argosy

14,317,591

2,510,118

17.53%

9

Terrible's

26,296,816

5,064,550

19.26%

16

Rhythm City

12,980,134

1,941,213

14.96%

14

Bettendorf

26,357,005

3,991,357

15.14%

16

Ameristar

56,916,429

9,675,069

17.00%

22

Harrah's

42,063,660

7,759,018

18.45%

17

Total

219,301,132

37,953,605

17.31%

129

Craps

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

3,124,032

661,469

21.17%

1

Diamond J.

6,441,644

1,364,850

21.19%

2

M. Belle II

3,032,471

712,037

23.48%

1

Catfish Bend

2,432,989

494,299

20.32%

1

Argosy

3,637,858

867,312

23.84%

1

Terrible's

12,392,100

2,384,146

19.24%

4

Rhythm City

5,613,180

903,880

16.10%

2

Bettendorf

10,487,255

1,708,149

16.29%

3

Ameristar

23,895,827

5,227,337

21.88%

4

Harrah's

17,284,013

3,710,914

21.47%

3

Total

88,341,369

18,034,393

20.41%

22

Roulette

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

447,350

127,300

28.46%

1

Diamond J.

1,652,531

374,495

22.66%

1

M. Belle II

566,572

144,257

25.46%

1

Catfish Bend

954,706

258,396

27.07%

1

Argosy

2,479,684

821,786

33.14%

1

Terrible's

2,078,777

573,270

27.58%

2

Rhythm City

1,339,776

403,375

30.11%

1

Bettendorf

3,187,454

804,622

25.24%

2

Ameristar

7,021,710

1,866,090

26.58%

3

Harrah's

5,150,499

1,462,469

28.39%

3

Total

24,879,059

6,836,060

27.48%

16

Caribbean Stud

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

622,904

109,226

17.53%

1

Diamond J.

1,462,538

360,346

24.64%

1

M. Belle II

931,209

249,833

26.83%

1

Catfish Bend

856,675

216,123

25.23%

1

Argosy

2,171,808

537,909

24.77%

1

Terrible's

0

0

0.00%

0

Rhythm City

16,014

(9,168)

-57.25%

0

Bettendorf

2,228,793

645,175

28.95%

1

Ameristar

3,376,978

920,261

27.25%

2

Harrah's

2,576,771

725,028

28.14%

1

Total

14,243,690

3,754,733

26.36%

9

Let It Ride

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

1,294,969

350,041

27.03%

1

Diamond J.

1,626,802

396,506

24.37%

1

M. Belle II

556,457

113,210

20.34%

1

Catfish Bend

0

0

0.00%

0

Argosy

0

0

0.00%

0

Terrible's

0

0

0.00%

0

Rhythm City

0

0

0.00%

0

Bettendorf

1,808,927

351,619

19.44%

1

Ameristar

2,197,091

523,800

23.84%

1

Harrah's

2,044,100

447,322

21.88%

1

Total

9,528,346

2,182,498

22.91%

6

Pai Gow Poker

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

0

0

0.00%

0

Diamond J.

0

0

0.00%

0

M. Belle II

448,056

118,029

26.34%

1

Catfish Bend

858,695

204,089

23.77%

1

Argosy

1,869,664

450,210

24.08%

1

Terrible's

4,954,820

1,657,944

33.46%

4

Rhythm City

1,343,969

315,686

23.49%

1

Bettendorf

3,172,724

786,355

24.78%

2

Ameristar

5,080,104

1,288,552

25.36%

3

Harrah's

5,823,360

1,625,769

27.92%

3

Total

23,551,392

6,446,634

27.37%

16

Poker

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

0

0

0.00%

0

Diamond J.

0

0

0.00%

0

M. Belle II

0

0

0.00%

0

Catfish Bend

243,293

243,293

100%

3

Argosy

0

0

0.00%

0

Terrible's

155,714

155,714

100%

4

Rhythm City

0

0

0.00%

0

Bettendorf

1,588,936

1,588,936

100%

7

Ameristar

0

0

0.00%

0

Harrah's

325,887

325,887

100%

5

Total

2,313,830

2,313,830

100%

19

Other

Casino

Table Drop

Table Revenue

Table Revenue %

# of Table Games

Marquette

2,830,491

566,495

20.01%

2

Diamond J.

2,175,596

668,680

30.74%

1

M. Belle II

824,117

281,058

34.10%

1

Catfish Bend

1,453,250

400,889

27.59%

1

Argosy

776,992

260,564

33.53%

1

Terrible's

6,729,357

1,437,517

21.36%

4

Rhythm City

2,097,610

282,023

13.44%

1

Bettendorf

3,210,532

544,567

16.96%

1

Ameristar

6,680,052

1,789,134

26.78%

3

Harrah's

6,288,297

1,256,995

19.99%

3

Total

33,066,294

7,487,922

22.65%

18

Total Table

415,225,112

85,009,675

20.47%

235

 

Racetrack casinos

General Information

Casino

Admissions

Casino Sq. Ft.

AGR ($)

Win per capita

Taxes ($)

P. Meadows

2,604,991

39,324

164,283,395

$63

46,229,960

Bluffs Run

2,993,992

40,272

127,611,791

$43

36,532,285

D.Greyhound

1,013,888

11,675

44,110,187

$44

10,619,887

Total

6,612,871

91,271

336,005,373

$51

93,382,132

Slot Machines

Casino

# machines

Slot drop($)

Coin in ($)

Win ($)

Win %

Win per machine

P. Meadows

1,415

968,557,307

2,612,133,473

164,283,395

6.29%

$317

Bluffs Run

1,498

671,903,164

1,757,849,614

127,611,791

7.26%

$233

D.Greyhound

600

229,337,851

657,953,454

44,110,187

6.70%

$201

Total

3,513

1,869,798,322

5,027,936,541

336,005,373

6.68%

$261

 

Slot Machine Breakdown

Five Cent Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

879,191,688

69,938,815

7.95%

521

Bluffs Run

434,152,243

41,156,773

9.48%

455

D.Greyhound

118,235,835

9,925,008

8.39%

137

Total

1,431,579,766

121,020,596

8.45%

1,113

Twenty Five Cent Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

584,352,802

39,866,936

6.82%

414

Bluffs Run

444,833,541

33,391,526

7.51%

484

D.Greyhound

146,959,293

10,275,629

6.99%

171

Total

1,176,145,636

83,534,091

7.10%

1,069

Fifty Cent Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

16,906,487

834,241

4.93%

9

Bluffs Run

0

0

0.00%

0

D.Greyhound

0

0

0.00%

0

Total

16,906,487

834,241

4.93%

9

One Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

797,735,176

36,169,126

4.53%

339

Bluffs Run

677,641,901

41,640,378

6.14%

468

D.Greyhound

204,164,389

9,592,454

4.70%

140

Total

1,679,541,466

87,401,958

5.20%

947

Two Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

6,413,456

368,011

5.74%

6

Bluffs Run

0

0

0.00%

0

D.Greyhound

0

0

0.00%

0

Total

6,413,456

368,011

5.74%

6

Five Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

163,083,091

6,136,762

3.76%

50

Bluffs Run

125,426,405

5,206,178

4.15%

41

D.Greyhound

32,700,765

1,226,475

3.75%

10

Total

321,210,261

12,569,415

3.91%

101

Ten Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

9,951,719

228,845

2.30%

2

Bluffs Run

10,892,260

284,220

2.61%

2

D.Greyhound

0

0

0.00%

0

Total

20,843,979

513,065

2.46%

4

Twenty Five Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

45,250,625

1,320,633

2.92%

5

Bluffs Run

12,633,825

182,370

1.44%

2

D.Greyhound

0

0

0.00%

0

Total

57,884,450

1,503,003

2.60%

7

Hundred Dollar Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

8,459,400

259,149

3.06%

2

Bluffs Run

5,552,800

332,910

6.00%

1

D.Greyhound

0

0

0.00%

0

Total

14,012,200

592,059

4.23%

3

Other Slot Machines

Casino

Slot Coin In

Slot Revenue

Slot Revenue %

# of Slot Machines

P. Meadows

100,789,030

9,160,878

9.09%

68

Bluffs Run

46,716,639

5,417,437

11.60%

45

D.Greyhound

155,893,172

13,090,621

8.40%

141

Total

303,398,841

27,668,936

9.12%

254

Slot Total

5,027,936,542

336,005,375

6.68%

3,513

 

 

Casino Openings/Extroardinary Events

- Belle of Sioux City becomes Argosy Casino, Sioux City.

- Two Dollar slot machines introduced to Track Slot Machines.

Iowa Gaming Statistics

2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | Annual

Nevada | Las Vegas Strip | Downtown LV | Reno/Sparks | Laughlin | Elko County

Atlantic City | Colorado | Illinois | Iowa | State Comps

All data compiled from Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission Website: 2003-2006.

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