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Illinois Statistics 2005
This page shows 2005 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
1,448,043
112,885,004
$77.96
37,026,755
Par-A-Dice
1,501,320
132,336,534
$88.15
45,542,937
Rock Island
729,262
39,707,550
$54.45
8,998,185
Empress
1,923,969
238,197,486
$123.81
101,006,693
Metropolis
1,135,553
145,559,724
$128.18
49,451,715
H. Joliet
2,215,276
313,441,362
$141.49
144,313,230
Hollywood
1,547,775
240,996,416
$155.71
101,398,541
Queen
2,108,803
168,724,765
$80.01
64,888,539
Grand Victoria
2,713,165
407,063,503
$150.03
197,118,822
Total
15,323,166
1,798,912,344
$117.40
749,745,417


Slot vs. Table Game Comparison by Casino
Casino
Revenue ($)
EGD ($)
EGD %
Table Games
Table %
Alton Belle
112,885,004
104,520,359
92.6%
8,364,645
7.4%
Par-A-Dice
132,336,534
117,878,858
89.1%
14,457,676
10.9%
Rock Island
39,707,550
36,919,470
93.0%
2,788,080
7.0%
Empress
238,197,486
214,444,867
90.0%
23,752,619
10.0%
Metropolis
145,559,724
126,395,736
86.8%
19,163,988
13.2%
H. Joliet
313,441,362
284,682,036
90.8%
28,759,326
9.2%
Hollywood
240,996,416
210,322,149
87.3%
30,674,267
12.7%
Queen
168,724,765
140,101,039
83.0%
28,623,726
17.0%
Grand Victoria
407,063,503
332,201,725
81.6%
74,861,778
18.4%
Total
1,798,912,344
1,567,466,239
87.1%
231,446,105
12.9%


Slot Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# machines
Slot drop($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per machine
Alton Belle
1,078
1,773,736,616
104,520,359
5.9%
$265.64
Par-A-Dice
1,132
1,535,046,342
117,878,858
7.7%
$285.30
Rock Island
730
565,643,766
36,919,470
6.5%
$138.56
Empress
1,182
3,093,663,172
214,444,867
6.9%
$497.06
Metropolis
1,146
1,401,333,220
126,395,736
9.0%
$304.68
H. Joliet
1,190
3,852,184,836
284,682,036
7.4%
$655.42
Hollywood
1,162
2,778,772,727
210,322,149
7.6%
$495.89
Queen
1,122
2,878,267,247
140,101,039
4.9%
$342.10
Grand Victoria
1,081
5,384,260,631
332,201,725
6.2%
$841.94
Total
9,823
23,262,908,557
1,567,466,239
6.7%
$437.18


Table Breakdown by Casino
Casino
# tables
Table drop ($)
Win ($)
Win %
Win per table
Alton Belle
21
42,798,822
8,364,645
19.5%
$1,091.28
Par-A-Dice
23
82,631,013
14,457,676
17.5%
$1,722.18
Rock Island
13
14,438,720
2,788,080
19.3%
$587.58
Empress
21
157,404,341
23,752,619
15.1%
$2,711.49
Metropolis
26
87,256,388
19,163,988
22.0%
$2,036.12
H. Joliet
23
191,442,926
28,759,326
15.0%
$3,425.77
Hollywood
29
174,956,463
30,674,267
17.5%
$2,897.90
Queen
34
163,596,021
28,623,726
17.5%
$2,306.50
Grand Victoria
40
427,258,450
74,861,778
17.5%
$5,127.52
Total
233
1,341,783,144
231,446,105
17.2%
$2,721.45


Slot Breakdown by Denomination
Type
# machines
Slot drop($)
Win ($)
Win %
$0.01
619
650,056,619
69,442,788
10.7%
$0.02
416
630,350,339
73,648,826
11.7%
$0.03
2
2,881,264
240,919
8.4%
$0.05
2,626
3,777,326,558
402,787,820
10.7%
$0.10
81
192,440,156
20,989,058
10.9%
$0.25
2,343
5,939,965,337
389,487,716
6.6%
$0.50
634
710,675,388
50,491,876
7.1%
$1.00
2,470
9,086,991,251
461,500,286
5.1%
$2.00
2
7,754,402
335,656
4.3%
$5.00
535
1,917,186,203
81,415,256
4.2%
$10.00
40
111,547,522
4,755,666
4.3%
$25.00
43
192,164,386
10,078,388
5.2%
$100.00
11
42,906,132
2,311,984
5.4%
$500.00
1
663,000
(20,000)
-3.0%
Total
9,823
23,262,908,557
1,567,466,239
6.7%
Type
# of Table Games
Table Drop ($)
Table Revenue ($)
Table Revenue %
Black Jack
132
745,022,262
101,026,421
13.6%
Craps
25
255,611,479
50,424,640
19.7%
Roulette
21
118,251,150
32,397,383
27.4%
CS Poker
14
48,488,084
11,825,571
24.4%
3 Card Poker
18
89,171,809
17,006,829
19.1%
Pai Gow Poker
2
2,944,613
673,198
22.9%
Poker
10
14,153,670
6,967,479
49.2%
Mini-Baccarat
6
38,462,828
5,507,184
14.3%
Let It Ride
4
7,131,972
1,611,417
22.6%
Baccarat
1
22,545,277
4,005,983
17.8%
Total
233
1,341,783,144
231,446,105
17.2%


Table Breakdown by Table Game

 

Casino Openings/Extraordinary Events
- Slot denominational additions: $0.03, $2, $500

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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