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Illinois Statistics 1995
This page shows 1995 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
2,519,604
81,547,899
$32.37
21,348,788
Par-A-Dice
1,989,166
94,626,003
$47.57
22,903,533
Rock Island
765,029
18,154,884
$23.73
5,161,035
Empress
3,347,698
202,582,454
$60.51
47,211,887
Silver Eagle
759,891
17,909,293
$23.57
5,101,641
Metropolis
1,986,148
83,395,759
$41.99
20,651,448
H. Joliet
3,046,011
201,348,131
$66.10
46,361,648
Hollywood
2,723,083
146,456,718
$53.78
34,737,510
Queen
3,883,179
128,197,800
$33.01
33,405,918
Grand Victoria
3,816,024
204,092,886
$53.48
48,450,625
Total
24,835,833
1,178,311,827
$47.44
285,334,031


Slot vs. Table Game Comparison by Casino
Casino
Revenue ($)
EGD ($)
EGD %
Table Games ($)
Table %
Alton Belle
81,547,899
63,863,844
78.3%
17,684,055
21.7%
Par-A-Dice
94,626,003
70,827,270
74.8%
23,798,733
25.2%
Rock Island
18,154,884
13,962,267
76.9%
4,192,617
23.1%
Empress
202,582,454
134,686,482
66.5%
67,895,972
33.5%
Silver Eagle
17,909,293
13,258,111
74.0%
4,651,182
26.0%
Metropolis
83,395,759
55,457,954
66.5%
27,937,805
33.5%
H. Joliet
201,348,131
143,910,138
71.5%
57,437,993
28.5%
Hollywood
146,456,718
89,335,000
61.0%
57,121,718
39.0%
Queen
128,197,800
93,979,051
73.3%
34,218,749
26.7%
Grand Victoria
204,092,886
130,651,129
64.0%
73,441,757
36.0%
Total
1,178,311,827
809,931,246
68.7%
368,380,581
31.3%


Slot Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# machines
Slot drop($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per machine
Alton Belle
638
1,042,224,101
63,863,844
6.13%
$274.10
Par-A-Dice
834
953,308,125
70,827,270
7.43%
$232.62
Rock Island
393
200,334,120
13,962,267
6.97%
$97.34
Empress
966
2,254,688,273
134,686,482
5.97%
$382.09
Silver Eagle
472
166,191,714
13,258,111
7.98%
$83.15
Metropolis
719
617,952,095
55,457,954
8.97%
$211.39
H. Joliet
973
2,395,948,190
143,910,138
6.01%
$405.28
Hollywood
827
1,499,768,235
89,335,000
5.96%
$295.98
Queen
933
1,690,488,211
93,979,051
5.56%
$275.97
Grand Victoria
987
2,270,601,890
130,651,129
5.75%
$362.69
Total
7,742
13,091,504,954
809,931,246
6.19%
$288.39


Table Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# tables
Table drop ($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per table
Alton Belle
41
75,504,577
17,684,055
23.42%
$1,182
Par-A-Dice
43
105,999,536
23,798,733
22.45%
$1,516
Rock Island
25
18,627,184
4,192,617
22.51%
$469
Empress
59
378,182,690
67,895,972
17.95%
$3,175
Silver Eagle
25
21,147,577
4,651,182
21.99%
$550
Metropolis
45
109,347,903
27,937,805
25.55%
$1,717
H. Joliet
58
315,440,857
57,437,993
18.21%
$2,702
Hollywood
59
320,822,379
57,121,718
17.80%
$2,664
Queen
63
160,156,870
34,218,749
21.37%
$1,488
Grand Victoria
54
350,045,281
73,441,757
20.98%
$3,703
Total
472
1,855,274,854
368,380,581
19.86%
$2,152
Note: In 1995, the total values for the number of slot machines and table games under the "Slot Breakdown by Casino" and "Table Breakdown by Casino" tables, respectively, started being reported as year-end figures. Prior to this, these two values would be reported as an average of monthly figures.


Slot Breakdown by Denomination
Type
# machines
Slot Drop ($)
Win ($)
Slot Revenue %
$0.05
66
16,090,988
2,256,382
14.02%
$0.25
4,314
3,579,909,632
306,933,703
8.57%
$0.50
236
404,354,140
31,401,696
7.77%
$1.00
2,776
6,850,388,799
370,861,340
5.41%
$5.00
310
2,040,337,544
91,108,913
4.47%
$10.00
6
15,551,420
580,451
3.73%
$25.00
31
174,535,531
6,419,855
3.68%
$100.00
5
10,336,900
368,706
3.57%
Total
7,742
13,091,504,954
809,931,246
6.19%

Type

# of Table Games

Table Drop ($)

Table Revenue ($)

Table Revenue %

Black Jack

319

1,072,354,619

185,303,948

17.28%

Craps

57

478,554,667

101,867,680

21.29%

Roulette

40

137,944,305

40,475,240

29.34%

CS Poker

41

113,383,885

31,020,886

27.36%

Mini-Baccarat

9

50,730,637

8,627,928

17.01%

Big Six

5

1,638,746

887,964

54.19%

Multi-Action BJ

1

667,995

196,935

29.48%

Total

472

1,855,274,854

368,380,581

19.86%



Table Breakdown by Table Game

 

Casino Openings/Extraordinary Events
- Multi-Action BJ introduced.

- Baccarat eliminated.

- $10 Slot Denomination introduced.

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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