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Reports, Data Sets, & Research Guides

This page has short reports, data sets, and research guides concerning gaming. These statistical summaries of Nevada and Las Vegas casinos, studies of individual games, and broader national reports. The reports are mostly in pdf format.

Report categories include Nevada specific (longterm analysis and annual revenue breakdowns), City-specific (Casinos by City), Game-specific, national trends, and micro-studies of the uses of social media by casinos.

For more information about any report, contact CGR Director Dave Schwartz.

 

Nevada Gaming: Statistical Analysis

Nevada Gaming Statistics: The Last Six Months Updated March 2014
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, September 2013 to February 2014

Nevada Table Games: Historical Hold Percentage Variations
Annual hold percentage averages, with monthly maximum and minimums, 1992-2011

Nevada's Gaming Footprint, 1963-2013
A breakdown of total licenses and numbers of games, tables, and slots from 1963 to the present--restricted and non-restricted locations.

Nevada Gaming Revenue: Long-Term Trends (2000-2013)
Analysis of the total number of positions, slots, and table games for Nevada casinos from 2000 to the present. Charts include totals for total game categories and breakdowns for blackjack, baccarat, craps, sports books, and poker.

Las Vegas Strip Table Mix
The Evolution of Casino Games--Revenue and Unit Share,1985-2013

Nevada Gaming Revenues,1984-2013
Calendar Year Revenues for Selected Reporting Areas: Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County

Nevada Casinos: Departmental Revenues, 1984-2013
Breakdown of Nevada casino resort revenues generated by Gaming, Rooms, Food, Beverage, and Other Departments by fiscal year.

Nevada Gaming: Assets, Liabilities and Expenses, 1984-2013
Statewide Casinos’ Revenue, Liabilities, Assets, and Selected Expenses

Nevada Casino Credit, 1980-2013
An Analysis of Bad Debt Write-offs by Reporting Area

 

Nevada Gaming: Monthly Comparisons

Nevada Gaming Statistics: January Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of January, 2005-2014

Nevada Gaming Statistics: February Comparison Most Recent Month
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of February, 2005-2014

Nevada Gaming Statistics: March Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of March, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: April Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of April, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: May Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of May, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: June Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of June, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: July Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of July, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: August Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of August, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: September Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of September, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: October Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of October, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: November Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of November, 2004-2013

Nevada Gaming Statistics: December Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of December, 2004-2013

 

Nevada Gaming: Annual Summary of Results

Nevada Gaming Win 2013
Summary of Results from Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County reporting areas

Nevada Gaming Win 2012
Summary of Results from Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County reporting areas

Nevada Gaming Win 2011
Summary of Results from Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County reporting areas

Nevada Gaming Win 2010
Summary of Results from Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County reporting areas

Nevada Gaming Statistics: 2010 Year-to-Date Comparison
Current totals for Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County

2009 Nevada gaming statewide revenue breakdown
Total numbers of games, win amounts, and win percentages for all Nevada non-restricted locations for the calendar year. Includes table games and sports book details, as well as estimates of total handle (money wagered).

2008 Nevada gaming statewide revenue breakdown
Total numbers of games, win amounts, and win percentages for all Nevada non-restricted locations for the calendar year. Includes table games and sports book details, as well as estimates of total handle (money wagered).

2007 Nevada statewide gaming revenue breakdown
Total numbers of games, win amounts, and win percentages for all Nevada non-restricted locations for the calendar year. Includes table games and sports book details, as well as estimates of total handle (money wagered).

2006 Nevada statewide gaming revenue breakdown
Total numbers of games, win amounts, and win percentages for all Nevada non-restricted locations for the calendar year. Includes table games and sports book details, as well as estimates of total handle (money wagered).

2005 Nevada statewide gaming revenue breakdown
Total numbers of games, win amounts, and win percentages for all Nevada non-restricted locations for the calendar year. Includes table games and sports book details, as well as estimates of total handle (money wagered).

2004 Nevada statewide gaming revenue breakdown
Total numbers of games, win amounts, and win percentages for all Nevada non-restricted locations for the calendar year. Includes table games and sports book details, as well as estimates of total handle (money wagered).

2011 Nevada Casino Gaming Market
A Summary of Statistics, Broken Down by Reporting Area

2010 Nevada Casino Gaming Market
A Summary of Statistics, Broken Down by Reporting Area

 

Average Casino Profiles

Trends for Big Las Vegas Strip Casinos, 2007-2013
The “Average Big Strip Casino” reports for their respective years give snapshots of how Las Vegas casinos earning over $72 million a year in gaming revenue are performing. This report shows how revenues and expenses have tracked over time.

Average Big Las Vegas Strip Casino, 2013
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino with annual gaming revenues of over $72 million with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Small Las Vegas Strip Casino, 2013
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino with annual gaming revenues between $1 million and $72 million with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Downtown Las Vegas Casino, 2013
A statistical summary of the average Downtown Las Vegas casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Boulder Strip Casino, 2013
A statistical summary of the average Boulder Strip casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Laughlin Casino, 2013
A statistical summary of the average Laughlin casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Reno Casino, 2013
A statistical summary of the average Reno/Sparks casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses


Average Big Las Vegas Strip Casino, 2012
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino with annual gaming revenues of over $72 million with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Small Las Vegas Strip Casino, 2012
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino with annual gaming revenues between $1 million and $72 million with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Downtown Las Vegas Casino, 2012
A statistical summary of the average Downtown Las Vegas casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Boulder Strip Casino, 2012
A statistical summary of the average Boulder Strip casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Laughlin Casino, 2012
A statistical summary of the average Laughlin casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Reno Casino, 2012
A statistical summary of the average Reno/Sparks casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses


Average Big Las Vegas Strip Casino, 2011
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $72 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Downtown Las Vegas Casino, 2011
A statistical summary of the average Downtown Las Vegas casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Reno Casino, 2011
A statistical summary of the average Reno/Sparks casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses

Average Big Las Vegas Strip Casino, 2010
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $72 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses.

Average Big Las Vegas Strip Casino, 2009
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $72 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses.

Average Reno Casino, 2009
A statistical summary of the average Reno casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses.

Average Big Las Vegas Strip Casino, 1999
A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $72 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses.

UNLV | Colliers International Gaming Group
Gaming & Hospitality Index

2013 Mid Year Report
With half of 2013 behind us, visitor volume appears to be holding steady, and gaming revenue is on track to show very solid improvement when compared to the past four years.

2012 Year in Review
Over the past five years, the Las Vegas gaming and real estate markets have seen tremendous change. Looking at several indicators on a quarterly basis, it appears that the gaming and hospitality markets have stabilized and are now primed for future growth.

 

Casinos by Jurisdiction

National Commercial Casino Gaming: Monthly Revenues Updated December 2013
Combined Win Figure for (Nearly) Every U.S. Commercial Casino and Racino Jurisdiction

Major Gaming Jurisdictions: Twelve-Year Comparison
Selected Casino Markets, 2001-2012
Includes slot and table (where available) data for: Nevada Statewide, Clark County, the Las Vegas Strip, Atlantic City, Mississippi, Connecticut (slots only), Macau, and Pennsylvania.
2011 report | 2010 report

Maryland Casinos: Monthly Revenues Updated April 2014
Monthly and Year-to-Date Total Revenue, Gross Terminal Revenue, Win/Unit/Day, Table Data, and Market Share

Ohio Casinos: Monthly Revenues Updated April 2014
Table and Slot Machine Operating Statistics for all casinos and racinos

Florida Racinos: Monthly Slot Revenues April 2014
Units, Credits In, Promotional Credits, Net Revenues, and Other Metrics

Detroit Casinos: Monthly Statistics Updated April 2014
Revenues, Year/Year Change, and Market Share by Casino

Connecticut Tribal Casinos: Slot Data Updated March 2014
Monthly Handle, Win, Promotional and Other Totals

Pennsylvania: Annual Casino Data
Calendar and Fiscal Year Slot and Table Metrics by Location

 

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Combined Facility Report: Atlantic City Casinos, 2012
Data on games, devices, revenue, and square footage

Combined Facility Report: Atlantic City Casinos, 2011
Data on games, devices, revenue, and square footage

Atlantic City Casinos: Comparative Financial Performance
January to June 2012 (for July to December 2012, see monthly summaries below)

Atlantic City Gaming Revenue
Statistics for Casino, Slot, and Table Win, 1978-2013

Monthly Summaries

Atlantic City Casinos: January Summary
January 2014 and Year to Date Results | 2013

Atlantic City Casinos: February Summary Most Recent Month
February 2014 and Year to Date Results | 2013

Atlantic City Casinos: March Summary
March 2013 and Year to Date Results

Atlantic City Casinos: April Summary
April 2013 and Year to Date Results

Atlantic City Casinos: May Summary
May 2013 and Year to Date Results

Atlantic City Casinos: June Summary
June 2013 and Year to Date Results

Atlantic City Casinos: July Summary
July 2013 and Year to Date Results | 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: August Summary
August 2013 and Year to Date Results | 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: September Summary
September 2013 and Year to Date Results | 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: October Summary
October 2012 and Year to Date Results

Atlantic City Casinos: November Summary
November 2013 and Year to Date Results
| 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: December Summary
December 2013 and Final Calendar Year Results | 2012


Gaming Law and Regulation

Nevada's Online Gaming Regulations
Changes Adopted December 22, 2011: A Detailed Summary and Analysis

 

Gaming and Social Media

Las Vegas Casino Twitter Use
May 2012 report with data on followers, frequency, and longevity of accounts

Las Vegas Casino Twitter Usage
Industry averages, definitions, and raw data, from June 2010 pilot project

Casino Twitter Adoption
An exploration of how Las Vegas casinos approach innovation

 

Casino Employment

Nevada Statewide Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2012

Las Vegas Strip Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2012

Boulder Strip Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2012

Reno/Sparks Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2012

United States Commercial Casino Employees
Annual totals from states with commercial casinos, 1998-2011

 

Specific Games

Nevada Sports Betting Totals: 1984-2013 Updated April 2014
Win, Drop, and Win Percentages for All Nevada Locations

Nevada Poker, 2004-2012
An Analysis of Monthly Statewide Results

Nevada Poker: The Evolution
Statewide totals, 1992-2012, for card rooms, tables, and revenues

Nevada Table Games: Historical Hold Percentage Variations
Annual hold percentage averages, with monthly maximum and minimums

Big Six: A Longitudinal Micro-Study
Field results from one Atlantic City Table, January 2007 to December 2010

Baccarat: A Longitudinal Micro-Study
78 months of field results from one Atlantic City casino, 2004-2010

Evolution of Nevada Baccarat, 1992-2012
A summary of the number of casinos that offer the game, the number of tables, and the annual baccarat win, in the context of the total tables and gaming win.

Nevada Slot Machines: Historical Hold Percentage Variations
Annual and Monthly Hold Percentages, 2004-2012

Atlantic City Historical Slot Machine Data
Number of machines, win, hold percentage, and win per slot, from 1978 to 2013

 

National

Top Twenty Metropolitan Areas and Casinos
A thumbnail sketch of the proximity of casino gaming to the United States' 20 largest cities.

Direct Casino Tax Revenues by State
States with commercial casinos, 1998-2011

United States Commercial Casino Employees
Annual totals from states with commercial casinos, 1998-2011

 

Other

Articles
These are original pieces of varying lengths and academic rigor written on a variety of topics

Research Guides
These are carefully-researched introductions to research for clearly-defined topics, such as problem gambling or casino math.

Gambling and the Law
Here, you'll find a plethora of articles by gambling law expert I. Nelson Rose..

Published Dissertations
A list of all gaming-related dissertations and theses published since 1991.


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