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Illinois Statistics 1996
This page shows 1996 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
2,312,551
72,431,296
$31.32
19,111,361
Par-A-Dice
2,726,266
95,365,644
$34.98
24,525,661
Rock Island
696,793
15,632,765
$22.44
4,520,139
Empress
3,361,983
167,884,431
$49.94
40,300,852
Silver Eagle
145,082
2,501,001
$17.24
790,364
Metropolis
1,934,106
76,663,166
$39.64
19,200,845
H. Joliet
2,879,259
181,568,146
$63.06
42,072,147
Hollywood
3,180,239
157,210,011
$49.43
37,802,481
Queen
4,105,920
128,987,975
$31.42
34,009,435
Grand Victoria
3,869,130
233,247,096
$60.28
54,387,679
Total
25,211,329
1,131,491,531
$44.88
276,720,964


Slot vs. Table Game Comparison by Casino
Casino
Revenue ($)
EGD ($)
EGD %
Table Games ($)
Table %
Alton Belle
72,431,296
57,708,173
79.7%
14,723,123
20.3%
Par-A-Dice
95,365,644
74,222,263
77.8%
21,143,381
22.2%
Rock Island
15,632,765
13,017,745
83.3%
2,615,020
16.7%
Empress
167,884,431
115,919,394
69.0%
51,965,037
31.0%
Silver Eagle
2,501,001
2,012,886
80.5%
488,115
19.5%
Metropolis
76,663,166
53,367,301
69.6%
23,295,865
30.4%
H. Joliet
181,568,146
134,617,658
74.1%
46,950,488
25.9%
Hollywood
157,210,011
105,735,631
67.3%
51,474,380
32.7%
Queen
128,987,975
95,762,899
74.2%
33,225,076
25.8%
Grand Victoria
233,247,096
157,119,779
67.4%
76,127,317
32.6%
Total
1,131,491,531
809,483,729
71.5%
322,007,802
28.5%


Slot Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# machines
Slot drop($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per machine
Alton Belle
672
942,908,351
57,708,173
6.12%
$234.63
Par-A-Dice
984
1,034,836,487
74,222,263
7.17%
$206.13
Rock Island
395
185,217,126
13,017,745
7.03%
$90.12
Empress
985
1,999,968,876
115,919,394
5.80%
$321.54
Silver Eagle
381
33,536,105
2,012,886
6.00%
$23.69
Metropolis
886
661,516,817
53,367,301
8.07%
$164.57
H. Joliet
982
2,324,231,585
134,617,658
5.79%
$374.55
Hollywood
971
1,902,643,509
105,735,631
5.56%
$297.52
Queen
960
1,796,445,830
95,762,899
5.33%
$272.55
Grand Victoria
977
2,835,945,701
157,119,779
5.54%
$439.40
Total
8,193
13,717,250,386
809,483,729
5.90%
$280.69


Table Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# tables
Table drop ($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per table
Alton Belle
40
69,478,647
14,723,123
21.19%
$1,006
Par-A-Dice
43
104,625,720
21,143,381
20.21%
$1,343
Rock Island
24
14,266,995
2,615,020
18.33%
$304
Empress
60
302,758,883
51,965,037
17.16%
$2,366
Silver Eagle
14
2,450,951
488,115
19.92%
$156
Metropolis
50
102,312,210
23,295,865
22.77%
$1,262
H. Joliet
60
260,063,751
46,950,488
18.05%
$2,138
Hollywood
58
304,850,448
51,474,380
16.89%
$2,425
Queen
59
166,365,828
33,225,076
19.97%
$1,539
Grand Victoria
56
365,110,539
76,127,317
20.85%
$3,714
Total
464
1,692,287,972
322,007,802
19.03%
$1,972


Slot Breakdown by Denomination
Type
# machines
Slot Drop ($)
Win ($)
Slot Revenue %
$0.05
111
20,339,202
2,826,596
13.90%
$0.25
4,338
3,599,626,459
292,998,486
8.14%
$0.50
324
473,473,382
36,221,149
7.65%
$1.00
2,995
7,306,577,449
376,997,432
5.16%
$2.00
31
40,550,864
2,272,181
5.60%
$5.00
341
2,048,972,254
88,661,181
4.33%
$10.00
20
51,095,038
1,846,746
3.61%
$25.00
30
171,551,939
7,184,259
4.19%
$100.00
3
5,063,800
475,700
9.39%
Total
8,193
13,717,250,386
809,483,729
5.90%
Type
# of Table Games
Table Drop ($)
Table Revenue ($)
Table Revenue %
Black Jack
296
956,034,560
155,041,650
16.22%
Craps
55
422,429,202
84,688,868
20.05%
Roulette
39
121,362,282
35,940,549
29.61%
CS Poker
45
126,469,779
34,334,173
27.15%
Baccarat
9
39,960,382
6,829,963
17.09%
Let It Ride
8
11,494,799
2,155,620
18.75%
Mini-Baccarat
3
5,701,753
1,127,427
19.77%
Big Six
3
876,334
472,112
53.87%
Royal Match BJ
6
7,958,881
1,417,440
17.81%
Total
464
1,692,287,972
322,007,802
19.03%


Table Breakdown by Table Game

 

Casino Openings/Extraordinary Events
- Let It Ride Poker, Royal Match BJ, and Baccarat introduced.

- Multiple Action BJ eliminated.

- $2 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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