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South Dakota Gaming Summary

Background

South Dakota has a lottery, Class III tribal casinos, casinos in Deadwood, and live and simulcast horse and dog wagering.

Casinos

In 1989, South Dakota voters approved slot machines, blackjack, and poker for the City of Deadwood.

Current tax rate: 9% on adjusted gross proceeds, plus a $2,000/year fee for gaming devices

Lottery

Development: In 1986, the voters of South Dakota approved an amendement that permitted a state-operated lottery.

Beneficiaries: The South Dakota Lottery funds education, lowers property taxes, and develops natural resources.

For more information see the South Dakota Lottery or South Dakota Commission on Gaming website.

South Dakota Casino data (fiscal year)

Slot Data

Year
Slots
Slot Revenue
Win/Slot
Win/Slot/Day
Slot Hold%
2005
3,001
73,435,578
24,467.65
67.03
8.85%
2006
3,090
77,359,660
25,038.19
68.60
8.80%
2007
3,573
85,602,912
23,957.16
65.64
8.71%
2008
3,680
92,525,400
25,142.77
68.70
8.78%
2009
3,765
93,394,297
24,803.73
67.96
8.89%
2010
3,600
95,354,995
26,487.50
72.57
8.96%
2011
3,505
93,681,257
26,729.16
73.23
9.26%
2012
3,773
94,924,489
25,158.89
68.74
8.77%
2013
3,655
95,744,728.53
26,195.55
79.87

Table Data

Year
Tables
Table Revenue
Win/Table
Win/Table/Day
Table Hold%
2005
91
8,174,547
      89,830.19
246.11
20.16%
2006
93
7,994,095
      85,958.01
235.50
19.73%
2007
109
8,773,692
      80,492.59
220.53
19.73%
2008
105
8,990,663
      85,625.36
233.95
19.40%
2009
102
8,871,400
      86,974.51
238.29
20.39%
2010
100
8,201,358
      82,013.58
224.69
19.62%
2011
101
8,749,445
      86,628.17
237.34
20.44%
2012
109
9,400,027
91,262.40
249.35
19.83%
2013
100
11,085,042.01
110,850.42
303.70

 

Total Gross Revenue

Year
Revenue
2005
81,610,126
2006
85,353,755
2007
94,376,603
2008
101,516,063
2009
102,265,697
2010
103,556,354
2011
102,430,703
2012
104,324,516
2013
106,829,770.54

 

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"Slots" is the total number of slot machines reported for the fiscal year in question. "Slot Revenue" is the total amount, in dollars, won by casinos. Win/Slot is the average win per slot machine for the year, "Win/Slot/Day" us the average win per slot machine per day for the fiscal year in question. "Slot Hold %" is the average hold percentage for all slot machines for the fiscal year in question.

"Tables" is the total number of table gamesreported for the fiscal year in question. "Table Revenue" is the total amount, in dollars, won by casinos. Win/Table is the average win per table for the year, "Win/Table/Day" us the average win per table per day for the fiscal year in question. "Table Hold %" is the average hold percentage for all tables for the fiscal year in question.

"AGR" is the total adjusted gross revenue for the fiscal year in question.

South Dakota Lottery data (fiscal year)
Year
Total Sales
Prize Liabilities
Prize %
Net Revenue
Net %
2002
26,278,439
14,143,678
53.82%
0.00%
2003
28,638,882
15,844,308
55.32%
6,743,323
23.55%
2004
34,140,410
19,134,435
56.05%
8,241,209
24.14%
2005
32,500,712
18,353,152
56.47%
6,927,218
21.31%
2006
39,437,617
22,374,890
56.73%
9,116,761
23.12%
2007
39,809,440
22,322,307
56.07%
10,500,333
26.38%
2008
42,425,814
23,941,302
56.43%
11,339,192
26.73%
2009
41,045,522
23,318,634
56.81%
10,662,917
25.98%
2010
45,543,898
25,518,929
56.03%
12,869,706
28.26%
2011
47,171,469
27,175,665
57.61%
12,881,228
27.31%
2012
53,137,476
29,239,979
55.03%
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2013
57,346,382
32,418,546
56.53%
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Total sales is total ticket sales. 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.

South Dakota Gaming Timeline

1986: Constitutional amendment that allows a lottery in South Dakota passes

1987: Legislation authorizing the lottery passes in April

1987: In September, first lottery ticket sold

1988: Voters approved limited ($5 maximum bet) slot machine, blackjack, and poker gambling for Deadwood

1989: On November 1, gambling starts in Deadwood

2000: Deadwood betting limit raised to $100


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