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Annual Comparison: Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot
Reno/Sparks casinos with gaming revenue over $1,000,000
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
1999
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
   

The following tables consist of data regarding gaming revenue per square foot of casino floor space. The values are divided into the different gaming areas of the casinos. They include: the Pit, Coin Operated Devices, Poker and Pan, Race and Sports, and Total.

Values reported include the number of casinos operating (LOC), the average area of casino space in square footage (AREA), and the gaming revenue per square foot (REV/SF), in dollars.

For an annual comparison of total casino figures, click here.

 


1984 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 30 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
28
6,257
1,171
Coin Operated Devices
29
13,609
892
Poker and Pan
13
1,140
597
Race and Sports
9
2,684
316
Total Casino
30
20,294
942

1985 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 29 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
27
6,302
1,220
Coin Operated Devices
28
15,053
854
Poker and Pan
12
1,253
602
Race and Sports
8
4,009
311
Total Casino
29
22,025
919

1986 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 30 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
28
6,235
1,131
Coin Operated Devices
29
15,047
857
Poker and Pan
13
1,239
555
Race and Sports
8
4,596
314
Total Casino
30
22,127
892

1987 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 30 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
27
6,520
1,134
Coin Operated Devices
29
14,296
942
Poker and Pan
12
1,216
628
Race and Sports
9
3,887
344
Total Casino
30
21,340
955

1988 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 32 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
28
6,517
1,155
Coin Operated Devices
32
13,282
1,014
Poker and Pan
10
1,275
611
Race and Sports
8
3,916
335
Total Casino
32
20,362
1,014

1989 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 34 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
29
6,340
1,124
Coin Operated Devices
34
13,958
918
Poker and Pan
11
1,257
550
Race and Sports
9
4,036
298
Total Casino
34
20,841
932

1990 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 33 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
26
6,468
1,310
Coin Operated Devices
33
14,805
930
Poker and Pan
9
1,288
670
Race and Sports
10
4,328
305
Total Casino
33
21,580
978

1991 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 36 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
32
5,371
1,292
Coin Operated Devices
36
13,858
988
Poker and Pan
9
1,258
656
Race and Sports
11
3,866
346
Total Casino
36
20,135
1,017

1992 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 35 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
31
5,559
1,310
Coin Operated Devices
35
15,093
1,017
Poker and Pan
10
1,180
633
Race and Sports
11
3,568
321
Total Casino
35
21,475
1,042

1993 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 36 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
30
5,756
1,263
Coin Operated Devices
36
15,050
1,027
Poker and Pan
8
1,173
696
Race and Sports
12
3,654
327
Total Casino
36
21,326
1,036

1994 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 37 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
29
5,906
1,323
Coin Operated Devices
37
14,850
1,043
Poker and Pan
7
1,324
688
Race and Sports
12
4.035
360
Total Casino
37
21,038
1,058

1995 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 38 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
29
6.076
1,285
Coin Operated Devices
38
15.467
995
Poker and Pan
6
1.345
709
Race and Sports
12
5.048
272
Total Casino
38
21,910
1,002

1996 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 36 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
27
6,854
1,301
Coin Operated Devices
36
18,396
950
Poker and Pan
6
1,345
724
Race and Sports
14
4,445
321
Total Casino
36
25,489
977

1997 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 36 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
28
6,466
1,276
Coin Operated Devices
36
18,749
926
Poker and Pan
6
1,366
674
Race and Sports
14
4,409
250
Total Casino
36
25,720
948

1998 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 35 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
26
6,913
1,292
Coin Operated Devices
34
19,454
973
Poker and Pan
7
1,242
581
Race and Sports
15
4,123
306
Total Casino
35
26,050
991

1999 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 30 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
22
7,712
1,365
Coin Operated Devices
30
22,096
1,013
Poker and Pan
7
1,219
614
Race and Sports
14
4,215
280
Total Casino
30
30,003
1,028

2000 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 31 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
23
7,770
1,368
Coin Operated Devices
31
21,736
1,085
Poker and Pan
8
1,191
595
Race and Sports
14
3,928
297
Total Casino
31
29,589
1,088

2001 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 28 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
22
8,133
1,317
Coin Operated Devices
28
23,840
1,070
Poker and Pan
7
1,435
570
Race and Sports
13
4,338
283
Total Casino
28
32,603
1,067

2002 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 28 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
21
8,329
1,273
Coin Operated Devices
28
24,682
971
Poker and Pan
7
1,435
537
Race and Sports
13
4,173
284
Total Casino
28
33,225
983

2003 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 28 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
21
8,068
1,267
Coin Operated Devices
27
26,471
924
Poker and Pan
7
1,435
525
Race and Sports
13
4,315
283
Total Casino
28
33,939
945

2004 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 28 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
21
7,881
1,209
Coin Operated Devices
26
27,417
917
Poker and Pan
8
1,281
687
Race and Sports
14
3,828
312
Total Casino
28
33,649
932

2005 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 26 Locations

Area
# of Casinos Operating Average Area (Sq. Ft.) Gaming Revenue/ Square Foot ($)
Pit
20
7,708
1,215
Coin Operated Devices
25
28,287
940
Poker and Pan
8
1,468
767
Race and Sports
12
4,234
310
Total Casino
26
35,534
950

2006 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 26 Locations

Area
Loc Area Rev/SF($)
Pit
19
7,903
1,285
Coin Operated Devices
25
27,072
1,034
Poker and Pan
8
1,468
864
Race and Sports
12
4,317
268
Total Casino
26
34,250
1,032

 

2007 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 25 Locations

Area
Loc Area Rev/SF($)
Pit
19
7,085
1,377
Coin Operated Devices
24
28,244
1,050
Poker and Pan
10
1,251
847
Race and Sports
12
3,723
331
Total Casino
25
34,787
1,061

 

2008 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 24 Locations

Area
Loc Area Rev/SF($)
Pit
19
7,076
1,260
Coin Operated Devices
23
29,285
1,006
Poker and Pan
11
1,146
840
Race and Sports
13
1,146
305
Total Casino
24
36,060
1,008

2009 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 22 Locations

Area
Loc
Area
Rev/SF ($)
Pit
19
6,932
1,072
Coin Operated Devices
22
30,641
876
Poker and Pan
9
1,481
764
Race and Sports
12
3,923
240
Total Casino
22
39,373
876

2010 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 22 Locations

Area
Loc
Area
Rev/SF ($)
Pit
17
7,091
1,104
Coin Operated Devices
21
29,301
883
Poker and Pan
11
1,626
528
Race and Sports
12
3,728
284
Total Casino
22
36,295
875

2011 Gaming Revenue Per Square Foot of Floor Space: 21 Locations

Area
Loc
Average Area (SF)
Gam Rev/SF ($)
Pit
17
7,168
956
Coin Operated Devices
21
29,314
849
Poker and Pan
11
1,662
475
Race and Sports
10
4,353
244
Total Casino
21
38,060
829

 

Annual Totals

Area
Loc Area Rev/SF($)
1984
30
20,294
942
1985
29
22,025
919
1986
30
22,127
892
1987
30
21,340
955
1988
32
20,362
1,014
1989
34
20,841
932
1990
33
21,580
978
1991
36
20,135
1,017
1992
35
21,475
1,042
1993
36
21,326
1,036
1994
37
21,038
1,058
1995
38
21,910
1,002
1996
36
25,489
977
1997
36
25,720
948
1998
35
26,050
991
1999
30
30,003
1,028
2000
31
29,589
1,088
2001
28
32,603
1,067
2002
28
33,225
983
2003
28
33,939
945
2004
28
33,649
932
2005
26
35,534
950
2006
26
34,250
1,032
2007
25
34,787
1,061
2008
24
36,060
1,008
2009
22
39,373
876
2010
22
36,295
875
2011
21
38,060
829

 

Reno/Sparks Gaming Statistics

All data compiled from Nevada Gaming Abstract. Carson City, Nevada: State Gaming Control Board, Securities and Economic Research Division, 1971-2009.

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