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Illinois Statistics 1994
This page shows 1994 data for Illinois riverboat casinos.

10 Riverboats: Alton Belle Casino, E. Peoria Par-A-Dice, Casino Rock Island, Joliet-Empress, Jo Daviess Silver Eagle Casino, Metropolis-Harrah's, Joliet-Harrah's, Aurora-Hollywood, E. St. Louis Casino Queen, Elgin Grand Victoria

*Numbers may not add due to rounding.
General Information
General Casino Information
Casino
Admissions
AGR ($)
Win per capita
Tax ($)
Alton Belle
2,604,072
89,073,921
$34.21
23,022,928
Par-A-Dice
1,821,687
84,347,232
$46.30
20,512,821
Rock Island
945,231
29,810,706
$31.54
7,852,603
Empress
3,152,962
202,771,212
$64.31
46,860,167
Silver Eagle
955,663
29,407,099
$30.77
7,792,746
Metropolis
1,269,154
70,609,221
$55.63
16,660,152
H. Joliet
2,684,777
167,484,236
$62.38
38,866,402
Hollywood
2,352,803
139,716,301
$59.38
32,648,866
Queen
3,671,883
129,785,445
$35.35
33,300,855
Grand Victoria
908,887
36,545,738
$40.21
9,126,922
Total
20,367,119
979,551,111
$48.09
236,644,461


Slot vs. Table Game Comparison by Casino
Casino
Revenue ($)
EGD ($)
EGD %
Table Games ($)
Table %
Alton Belle
89,073,921
66,235,408
74.4%
22,838,512
25.6%
Par-A-Dice
84,347,232
59,868,639
71.0%
24,478,593
29.0%
Rock Island
29,810,706
19,990,803
67.1%
9,819,903
32.9%
Empress
202,771,212
134,551,310
66.4%
68,219,902
33.6%
Silver Eagle
29,407,099
21,505,141
73.1%
7,901,958
26.9%
Metropolis
70,609,221
46,531,637
65.9%
24,077,584
34.1%
H. Joliet
167,484,236
111,119,733
66.3%
56,364,503
33.7%
Hollywood
139,716,301
74,824,362
53.6%
64,891,939
46.4%
Queen
129,785,445
86,861,857
66.9%
42,923,588
33.1%
Grand Victoria
36,545,738
23,757,777
65.0%
12,787,961
35.0%
Total
979,551,111
645,246,666
65.9%
334,304,445
34.1%


Slot Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# machines
Slot drop($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per machine
Alton Belle
718
1,008,477,639
66,235,408
6.57%
$252.65
Par-A-Dice
697
739,066,154
59,868,639
8.10%
$235.24
Rock Island
397
257,661,074
19,990,803
7.76%
$137.93
Empress
957
2,218,945,004
134,551,310
6.06%
$385.06
Silver Eagle
468
259,208,248
21,505,141
8.30%
$125.89
Metropolis
653
500,545,569
46,531,637
9.30%
$195.28
H. Joliet
928
1,652,848,376
111,119,733
6.72%
$328.09
Hollywood
705
1,182,595,122
74,824,362
6.33%
$290.78
Queen
904
1,500,165,882
86,861,857
5.79%
$263.40
Grand Victoria
1,042
381,566,250
23,757,777
6.23%
$261.99
Total
6,688**
9,701,079,318
645,246,666
6.65%
$264.88
**The total value for the number of machines is an average of monthly figures.

Table Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# tables
Table drop ($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per table
Alton Belle
45
104,392,520
22,838,512
21.88%
$1,406
Par-A-Dice
41
112,373,701
24,478,593
21.78%
$1,629
Rock Island
24
44,311,595
9,819,903
22.16%
$1,137
Empress
60
371,909,603
68,219,902
18.34%
$3,119
Silver Eagle
25
33,743,813
7,901,958
23.42%
$866
Metropolis
39
94,627,579
24,077,584
25.44%
$1,695
H. Joliet
61
304,563,306
56,364,503
18.51%
$2,514
Hollywood
61
356,380,541
64,891,939
18.21%
$2,907
Queen
62
193,177,502
42,923,588
22.22%
$1,887
Grand Victoria
45
69,561,992
12,787,961
18.38%
$3,242
Total
429**
1,685,042,153
334,304,445
19.84%
$2,136
**The total value for the number of table games is an average of monthly figures.


Slot Breakdown by Denomination
Type
# machines
Slot Drop ($)
Win ($)
Slot Revenue %
$0.05
67
14,588,587
2,038,946
13.98%
$0.25
4,349
3,029,430,330
269,579,889
8.90%
$0.50
282
340,061,916
26,825,567
7.89%
$1.00
2,509
4,790,011,366
275,479,864
5.75%
$5.00
283
1,429,249,434
67,250,687
4.71%
$25.00
28
82,165,585
3,848,872
4.68%
$100.00
8
15,572,100
222,842
1.43%
Total
7,523
9,701,079,318
645,246,666
6.65%
Type
# of Table Games
Table Drop ($)
Table Revenue ($)
Table Revenue %
Black Jack
329
1,049,600,225
192,321,768
18.32%
Craps
62
459,788,771
94,413,558
20.53%
Roulette
39
114,131,797
32,953,921
28.87%
CS Poker
25
12,162,386
4,270,585
35.11%
Baccarat
2
11,164,526
2,118,773
18.98%
Mini-Baccarat
10
36,224,859
6,995,424
19.31%
Big Six
5
2,152,588
1,230,414
57.16%
Total
469
1,685,042,153
334,304,445
19.84%


Table Breakdown by Table Game

 

Casino Openings/Extraordinary Events
- Elgin Grand Victoria opens October 6, 1994.

- Red Dog and Sic Bo eliminated.

Illinois Gaming Statistics

1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000
2001 | 2002 | 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 Illinois Gaming Board: Annual Report 1991-2006.

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