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Missouri Gaming Summary
Background

The State of Missouri has casino gaming on riverboats, charitable gaming (bingo), and a lottery.

Casinos

Missouri casino gambling takes place on riverboats, under the auspices of the Missouri Gaming Commission. The Missouri Gaming Commission was established in 1993 by the 87th General Assembly as specified by Chapter 313 RSMo to regulate excursion gambling boats. There are 12 riverboat gaming casinos in Missouri. This industry employs approximately 10,900 people with an annual payroll of approximately $347 million.

Lottery

Development: The Missouri Lottery was created by the passage of a constitutional amendment on November 6, 1984. Ticket sales began January 20, 1986, with the introduction of a single scratch-off game, Jackpot 86.

Beneficiaries: Approximately 26.4 cents of every dollar spent on the Missouri Lottery benefits Missouri's public education program. Lottery funds help support a variety of programs including the A+ program, Virtual Schools, Special Education Excess Costs, construction of college and university buildings, library acquisitions and educational scholarships. For detaild annual information about appropriations, see this pdf.

For more information see the Missouri Lottery website.

Casino data (fiscal year)

 

Admissions
Slots
Slot Revenue
Slot WPD
Slot Hold
Slot Handle
Tables
Table Revenue
Table WPD
Table Hold
Table Drop
AGR
2000 48,522,933 15,074 796,722,866 144.41 5.73% 13,904,413,019 540 180,883,222 915.22 22.41% 807,220,591 977,606,088
2001 47,085,850 15,058 886,987,268 161.38 6.16% 14,399,143,961 493 162,056,874 900.59 22.52% 719,518,251 1,049,044,142
2002 48,849,973 15,733 1,050,598,664 182.95 6.65% 15,798,476,150 439 161,527,763 1,008.07 21.82% 740,404,798 1,212,126,427
2003 51,165,666 17,153 1,138,227,103 181.80 6.92% 16,448,368,540 479 166,758,011 953.80 22.27% 748,656,349 1,304,985,115
2004 52,833,684 17,495 1,232,226,223 192.44 7.30% 16,879,811,274 474 171,757,687 990.05 22.51% 762,992,136 1,403,983,910
2005 54,294,722 17,572 1,326,411,874 206.81 7.58% 17,498,837,388 533 183,036,955 940.85 23.53% 778,026,230 1,509,448,829
2006 53,887,682 17,986 1,395,915,885 212.63 8.02% 17,405,434,975 537 174,357,798 889.56 23.28% 748,814,573 1,570,273,684
2007 51,184,970 17,720 1,423,072,448 220.02 8.40% 16,941,338,667 541 176,700,619 894.85 23.87% 740,409,050 1,599,773,067
2008 50,692,985 18,773 1,461,655,271 212.73 8.77% 16,666,536,727 564 174,739,079 846.51 23.69% 737,549,374 1,636,394,349
2009 52,335,276 19,361 1,512,666,582 214.05 8.98% 16,844,839,443 556 190,919,510 940.77 21.49% 888,276,660 1,703,586,092
2010 53,779,650 19,836 1,547,638,392 213.76 9.06% 17,082,101,457 520 200,697,327 1,057.41 20.63% 972,889,483 1,748,335,719
2011 54,744,266 19,878 1,594,505,826 219.77 9.12% 17,483,616,513 585 212,125,845 993.45 19.90% 1,066,125,509 1,806,631,671
2012
51,634,574
19,040
1,586,975,743
225.15
9.27%
16,925,304,671
531
208,326,225
1071.93
19.91%
1,795,301,968

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Admissions is the total number of entrants to Missouri casinos during the year; Slots is the total number of slots in operation; Slot WPD is the average win per slot per day for the year; Slot Hold is the average hold percentage for all slot machines; Slot Handle is the estimated total slot play (revenue divided by hold%); Tables is the total number of tables in operation; Table WPD is the average win per table per day for the year; Table Hold is the average hold percentage for all slot machines; Table Drop is the estimated total table play (revenue divided by hold%).

Lottery Data (fiscal year)

 

Total Revenues
Prize Liabilties
Prize %
Net Revenue
Net %
2002
585,804,295
353,075,456
60.27%
152,505,958
26.03%
2003
708,587,121
434,559,460
61.33%
186,300,297
26.29%
2004
791,792,750
484,827,462
61.23%
216,687,293
27.37%
2005
785,938,589
487,925,882
62.08%
210,240,372
26.75%
2006
913,686,018
572,767,960
62.69%
247,801,297
27.12%
2007
934,270,658
595,022,614
63.69%
246,118,008
26.34%
2008
996,142,310
641,123,508
64.36%
255,946,702
25.69%
2009
969,048,272
629,276,635
64.94%
243,117,728
25.09%
2010
971,914,899
628,057,994
64.62%
247,040,534
25.42%
2011
1,001,201,592
639,010,195
63.82%
255,130,572
25.48%
2012
1,098,722,151
722,079,619
65.72%
263,111,780
23.95%
2013
1,141,539,213
752,964,849
65.96%
265,196,698
23.23%

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Total revenue is total ticket sales sales plus interest earned on the lottery fund balance and miscellaneous revenue sources . Prize liability is the total amount of prize money paid back to winners. Net Revenue is the total revenue minus vendor and retailer commissions and prize payouts and operating expenses; it is equal to "operating income." Prize and net revenue percentages are taken from the total revenues.

Missouri Gaming Timeline

1984: Missouri Lottery created

1986: Lottery sales begin

1992: Missouri riverboat gambling approved by voters; only poker and blackjack are permited

1994: Missouri Gaming Commission Charitable Games division established

1994: Riverboat gaming begins; the first two casinos to open are the President in St. Louis and the Casino St. Charles, on May 27

1994:On June 22, Argosy-Riverside and St. Jo Frontier Casinos receive licenses

1994: On September 22, Harrah's-North Kansas City receives a gaming license

1995: Casino Aztar (Carruthersville) and Sam's Town (Kansas City) open

1995: Slot machines legalized

1996: Flamingo Hilton (Kansas City) opens (currently Isle of Capri)

1997: Kansas City Station opens (currently Ameristar); Harrah's Maryland Heights opens

2000: Gaming regulations liberalized to remove cruising requirements

2001: Mark Twain Casino (LaGrange) and Isle of Capri-Boonville open

2007: Lumiere Place (St. Louis) opens

2008: $500-per-session loss limit eliminated

 


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