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Las Vegas Strip 1987 Casino Statistics

Las Vegas Strip Casinos with Gaming Revenue of $1,000,000 and Over Representing 38 Locations

Revenue

Dollars
Percent
Gaming
$1,597,414,023
56.9%
Rooms    
$490,046,653
17.5%
Food
$316,436,275
11.3%
Beverage
$200,108,014
7.1%
Other
$201,397,634
7.2%
Total Revenue
$2,805,402,599
100.0%
                                                                                                                           
                        

Average Number of Employees For The Year

Casino Department  
16,312
Rooms Department  
7,699
Food Department
10,622
Beverage Department
3,574
G & A Department
8,765
Other Departments
2,243
Total
49,215



Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space  

Area
No. of Casinos  Operating Average Area In Sq. Feet Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot
Pit
35
9,004
2,559
Coin Operated Devices
37
15,675
1,233
Poker and Pan
20
1,429
1,097
Race and Sports
15
7,473
380
Total Casino
37
27,994
1,541
          

Complimentary Expenses

    Dollars     Dept. Percentage
Not Reported by Departments
$26,659,785
1.0%
Casino Department
$208,376,586
  13.0%
Rooms Department  
$729,497
0.1%
Food Department  
$814,958
0.3%
Beverages Department
$1,246,804
0.6%
Other     
$1,326,898
  0.7%
                                                                                                                                          

Las Vegas Strip Casino Statistics

1967 | 1968 | 1969 | 1970 | 1971 | 1972 | 1973 | 1974 | 1975 | 1976 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980 | 1981 | 1982 | 1983 | 1984 | 1985 | 1986
1987
| 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006
2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

Nevada | Las Vegas Strip | Downtown LV | Reno/Sparks | Laughlin | Elko County

All data compiled from Nevada Gaming Abstract. Carson City, Nevada: State Gaming Control Board, Securities and Economic Research Division, 1971-2007.

This project was sponsored by a grant from the UNLV Libraries Advisory Board.

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