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Illinois Statistics 1998
This page shows 1998 data for Illinois riverboat casinos.

9 Riverboats: Alton Belle Casino, E. Peoria Par-A-Dice, Casino Rock Island, Joliet-Empress, 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
2,183,444
68,081,277
$31.18
17,558,763
Par-A-Dice
2,654,919
97,845,721
$36.85
27,183,114
Rock Island
634,896
14,542,918
$22.91
3,443,529
Empress
3,497,412
153,568,291
$43.91
48,177,755
Metropolis
2,108,850
80,631,622
$38.23
20,916,222
H. Joliet
3,144,209
162,274,306
$51.61
50,603,807
Hollywood
3,281,429
157,001,757
$47.85
48,898,304
Queen
3,425,733
116,486,988
$34.00
35,149,402
Grand Victoria
3,882,926
256,318,720
$66.01
84,968,672
Total
24,813,818
1,106,751,600
$44.60
336,899,568


Slot vs. Table Game Comparison by Casino
Casino
Revenue ($)
EGD ($)
EGD %
Table Games ($)
Table %
Alton Belle
68,081,277
57,163,347
84.0%
10,917,930
16.0%
Par-A-Dice
97,845,721
79,061,518
80.8%
18,784,203
19.2%
Rock Island
14,542,918
12,104,870
83.2%
2,438,048
16.8%
Empress
153,568,291
118,377,708
77.1%
35,190,583
22.9%
Metropolis
80,631,622
60,644,061
75.2%
19,987,561
24.8%
H. Joliet
162,274,306
127,394,497
78.5%
34,879,809
21.5%
Hollywood
157,001,757
111,870,493
71.3%
45,131,264
28.7%
Queen
116,486,988
93,579,163
80.3%
22,907,825
19.7%
Grand Victoria
256,318,720
186,517,711
72.8%
69,801,009
27.2%
Total
1,106,751,600
846,713,368
76.5%
260,038,232
23.5%


Slot Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# machines
Slot drop($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per machine
Alton Belle
692
1,060,600,829
57,163,347
5.39%
$226.32
Par-A-Dice
1,045
1,179,732,772
79,061,518
6.70%
$207.28
Rock Island
396
176,876,237
12,104,870
6.84%
$83.75
Empress
1,032
2,072,931,986
118,377,708
5.71%
$314.27
Metropolis
889
919,637,719
60,644,061
6.59%
$186.89
H. Joliet
1,020
2,186,818,374
127,394,497
5.83%
$342.18
Hollywood
976
1,983,873,327
111,870,493
5.64%
$314.03
Queen
1,020
1,877,200,207
93,579,163
4.99%
$251.35
Grand Victoria
977
3,556,624,954
186,517,711
5.24%
$523.04
Total
8,047
15,014,296,405
846,713,368
5.64%
$288.28


Table Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# tables
Table drop ($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per table
Alton Belle
33
58,018,463
10,917,930
18.82%
$906
Par-A-Dice
38
93,094,111
18,784,203
20.18%
$1,354
Rock Island
20
11,862,396
2,438,048
20.55%
$334
Empress
48
207,011,639
35,190,583
17.00%
$2,009
Metropolis
51
92,251,170
19,987,561
21.67%
$1,074
H. Joliet
51
208,688,397
34,879,809
16.71%
$1,874
Hollywood
57
258,823,691
45,131,264
17.44%
$2,169
Queen
51
119,724,995
22,907,825
19.13%
$1,231
Grand Victoria
58
356,296,056
69,801,009
19.59%
$3,297
Total
407
1,405,770,918
260,038,232
18.50%
$1,750


Slot Breakdown by Denomination
Type
# machines
Slot Drop ($)
Win ($)
Slot Revenue %
$0.05
163
154,825,024
12,561,109
8.11%
$0.25
3,804
3,990,072,551
299,519,146
7.51%
$0.50
438
665,429,413
48,119,888
7.23%
$1.00
3,151
7,854,353,388
389,085,162
4.95%
$2.00
33
59,870,005
3,852,001
6.43%
$5.00
399
1,998,831,479
80,445,241
4.02%
$10.00
17
74,753,320
3,465,155
4.64%
$25.00
40
208,155,125
9,266,566
4.45%
$100.00
2
8,006,100
399,100
4.98%
Total
8,047
15,014,296,405
846,713,368
5.64%
Type
# of Table Games
Table Drop ($)
Table Revenue ($)
Table Revenue %
Black Jack
259
780,019,424
122,829,751
15.75%
Craps
43
337,489,222
67,304,753
19.94%
Roulette
33
103,044,238
29,090,645
28.23%
CS Poker
39
100,280,197
25,826,695
25.75%
Poker
9
12,322,555
2,928,800
23.77%
Mini-Baccarat
11
43,422,776
6,796,811
15.65%
Let It Ride
11
24,179,321
4,361,047
18.04%
Royal Match BJ
2
5,013,185
899,730
17.95%
Total
407
1,405,770,918
260,038,232
18.50%


Table Breakdown by Table Game

 

Casino Openings/Extraordinary Events
- Multiple BlackJack, Big Six, and Baccarat eliminated. (Baccarat reintroduced in 1999).

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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