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Illinois Statistics 1999
This page shows 1999 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
1,885,769
84,893,590
$45.02
21,678,902
Par-A-Dice
2,270,728
114,756,553
$50.54
32,186,068
Rock Island
593,924
17,318,896
$29.16
3,792,444
Empress
3,006,470
192,760,373
$64.12
60,963,613
Metropolis
1,769,953
89,354,089
$50.48
22,813,140
H. Joliet
2,834,435
216,590,775
$76.41
69,015,314
Hollywood
3,074,115
191,045,640
$62.15
60,549,485
Queen
2,811,248
138,202,218
$49.16
41,482,229
Grand Victoria
3,745,047
318,009,097
$84.91
106,316,138
Total
21,991,689
1,362,931,231
$61.97
418,797,333


Slot vs. Table Game Comparison by Casino
Casino
Revenue ($)
EGD ($)
EGD %
Table Games ($)
Table %
Alton Belle
84,893,590
72,318,421
85.2%
12,575,169
14.8%
Par-A-Dice
114,756,553
95,525,106
83.2%
19,231,447
16.8%
Rock Island
17,318,896
14,521,740
83.8%
2,797,156
16.2%
Empress
192,760,373
153,791,185
79.8%
38,969,188
20.2%
Metropolis
89,354,089
70,604,944
79.0%
18,749,145
21.0%
H. Joliet
216,590,775
175,682,859
81.1%
40,907,916
18.9%
Hollywood
191,045,640
143,680,952
75.2%
47,364,688
24.8%
Queen
138,202,218
112,842,660
81.7%
25,359,558
18.3%
Grand Victoria
318,009,097
235,793,945
74.1%
82,215,152
25.9%
Total
1,362,931,231
1,074,761,812
78.9%
288,169,419
21.1%


Slot Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# machines
Slot drop($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per machine
Alton Belle
703
1,337,830,952
72,318,421
5.41%
$281.84
Par-A-Dice
1,067
1,465,086,215
95,525,106
6.52%
$245.28
Rock Island
397
217,026,357
14,521,740
6.69%
$100.49
Empress
1,059
2,640,683,193
153,791,185
5.82%
$397.87
Metropolis
960
1,143,529,033
70,604,944
6.17%
$201.50
H. Joliet
1,057
3,004,125,689
175,682,859
5.85%
$455.36
Hollywood
982
2,474,986,432
143,680,952
5.81%
$400.86
Queen
1,066
2,253,038,111
112,842,660
5.01%
$290.02
Grand Victoria
991
4,463,747,326
235,793,945
5.28%
$651.88
Total
8,282
19,000,053,308
1,074,761,812
5.66%
$355.54


Table Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# tables
Table drop ($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per table
Alton Belle
32
67,058,131
12,575,169
18.75%
$1,077
Par-A-Dice
36
100,304,863
19,231,447
19.17%
$1,464
Rock Island
18
14,988,187
2,797,156
18.66%
$427
Empress
47
239,868,094
38,969,188
16.25%
$2,272
Metropolis
38
91,067,757
18,749,145
20.59%
$1,352
H. Joliet
45
231,423,022
40,907,916
17.68%
$2,491
Hollywood
56
265,008,384
47,364,688
17.87%
$2,317
Queen
44
128,395,698
25,359,558
19.75%
$1,579
Grand Victoria
54
438,094,428
82,215,152
18.77%
$4,171
Total
370
1,576,208,564
288,169,419
18.28%
$2,134


Slot Breakdown by Denomination
Type
# machines
Slot Drop ($)
Win ($)
Slot Revenue %
$0.05
441
692,745,680
57,410,598
8.29%
$0.25
3,775
5,321,134,557
377,040,243
7.09%
$0.50
424
844,246,384
58,260,898
6.90%
$1.00
3,154
9,413,112,583
467,456,005
4.97%
$2.00
27
57,704,258
3,310,227
5.74%
$5.00
395
2,244,659,420
93,049,550
4.15%
$10.00
21
102,271,930
4,816,728
4.71%
$25.00
42
299,398,796
12,229,143
4.08%
$100.00
3
24,779,700
1,188,420
4.80%
Total
8,282
19,000,053,308
1,074,761,812
5.66%
Type
# of Table Games
Table Drop ($)
Table Revenue ($)
Table Revenue %
Black Jack
229
871,024,542
132,279,876
15.19%
Craps
41
381,853,888
75,541,094
19.78%
Roulette
31
119,165,018
34,054,270
28.58%
CS Poker
35
111,044,605
27,761,327
25.00%
Poker
14
18,045,582
4,881,203
27.05%
Baccarat
1
10,936,780
1,735,856
15.87%
Mini-Baccarat
8
38,279,269
6,523,816
17.04%
Let It Ride
10
24,876,522
5,210,513
20.95%
Royal Match BJ
1
982,358
181,464
18.47%
Total
370
1,576,208,564
288,169,419
18.28%


Table Breakdown by Table Game

 

Casino Openings/Extraordinary Events
- Baccarat reintroduced.

Illinois Gaming Statistics

1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000
2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | Annual

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Atlantic City | Colorado | Illinois | Iowa | State Comps

All data compiled from Illinois Gaming Board: Annual Report 1991-2006.

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