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Annual Comparison: Complimentary Expenses
Las Vegas Strip casinos with gaming revenue over $1,000,000

This chart has eight categories for each year: the number of locations (LOC), the total complimentary expenses not reported in specific departments, which are usually the responsibiltiy of the administration (ADMIN), comps registered by the casino (CASINO), those charged by the lodging department (ROOMS), those for the food department (FOOD), beverage department, which includes lounges (BEV), and for-profit departments not tallied in the other categories, which usually includes the showroom, spa, and retail outlets. Finally, it has the total complimentary expenses for the year (TOTAL).

 

Year
Loc
Admin ($)
Casino ($)
Rooms ($)
Food ($)
Bev ($)
Other ($)
Total ($)
1984
38
22,520,818
158,774,613
583,142
595,126
864,477
893,343
184,231,519
1985
38
22,563,338
181,976,836
434,855
761,422
800,583
1,331,709
207,868,743
1986
35
21,186,783
186,776,350
439,202
590,688
1,492,086
1,347,249
211,832,358
1987
38
26,659,785
208,376,586
729,497
814,958
1,246,804
1,326,898
239,154,528
1988
40
27,556,696
228,720,928
1,542,016
1,230,797
1,075,535
3,345,633
263,471,605
1989
37
33,246,152
262,515,680
2,209,069
1,531,454
1,256,728
2,655,382
303,414,465
1990
41
37,505,206
302,203,456
3,081,009
1,011,250
685,544
3,560,500
348,046,965
1991
39
39,628,735
349,998,031
4,802,270
1,252,857
1,405,118
6,969,705
404,056,716
1992
37
38,615,339
338,940,006
4,914,727
1,432,864
1,217,719
6,000,134
391,120,789
1993
32
42,501,215
369,568,283
5,106,740
1,386,072
1,312,583
7,176,223
427,051,116
1994
39
46,344,881
430,196,534
6,199,310
1,784,519
1,368,454
8,282,213
494,175,911
1995
40
48,555,110
484,248,024
8,188,574
1,786,133
1,273,497
9,612,957
553,664,295
1996
40
49,269,843
518,296,962
7,750,041
1,744,697
1,148,283
9,209,326
587,419,152
1997
39
51,852,079
480,131,909
8,340,828
2,129,518
392,664
7,633,691
550,480,689
1998
38
54,763,094
584,865,655
12,740,693
3,010,695
588,388
9,670,711
665,639,236
1999
38
59,518,360
685,422,715
15,535,382
5,590,698
548,357
11,239,942
777,855,454
2000
37
87,144,044
796,579,141
19,867,204
6,040,751
470,792
16,250,154
926,352,086
2001
38
72,043,080
788,969,074
27,408,201
6,168,794
14,313,014
16,792,186
925,694,349
2002
39
65,228,517
773,802,711
28,116,180
6,445,881
1,203,852
18,366,657
893,163,798
2003
40
65,132,415
777,199,964
28,827,938
7,156,882
2,652,870
16,704,937
897,675,006
2004
41
72,989,606
870,087,794
32,033,682
66,494,183
4,169,885
19,031,863
1,064,807,013
2005
42
72,365,063
940,353,814
34,097,608
10,239,014
10,843,912
21,844,722
1,089,744,133
2006
41
62,199,165
1,258,711,277
50,895,147
13,810,942
17,246,783
32,497,573
1,435,360,887
2007
38
57,141,082
1,364,848,782
51,310,181
16,444,132
9,501,664
31,635,552
1,530,881,393
2008
40
66,451,222
1,399,168,493
58,000,420
18,836,319
10,931,413
25,652,627
1,579,040,494
2009
38
66,467,060
1,384,128,620
68,241,070
17,643,879
15,336,625
20,601,861
1,572,419,115
2010
39
74,090,394
1,391,671,312
95,644,556
25,553,316
18,621,635
23,460,503
1,629,041,716
2011
41
58,167,298
1,420,992,987
109,952,684
21,580,795
24,073,629
25,834,014
1,660,601,407

 

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

Atlantic City | Colorado | Illinois | Iowa | State Comps

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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