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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 August 2015
Recent Trends for Casino Revenues, February to July 2015

Nevada's Gaming Footprint, 1963-2014 Updated April 2015
A breakdown of total licenses and numbers of games, tables, and slots from 1963 to the present--restricted and non-restricted locations.

Clark County Gaming Footprint, 1963-2014 Updated April 2015
A breakdown of total licenses and numbers of games, tables, and slots from 1963 to the present--restricted and non-restricted locations.

Washoe County Gaming Footprint, 1963-2014 Updated April 2015
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 (2000-2014) Updated February 2015
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.

Statewide Nevada Table Mix New September 2014
The Evolution of Casino Games--Revenue and Unit Share,1985-2013

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

Nevada Gaming Revenues,1984-2014 Updated February 2015
Calendar Year Revenues for Selected Reporting Areas: Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County

Nevada Casinos: Departmental Revenues, 1984-2014 Updated January 2015
Latest Results of Nevada casino resort revenues generated by Gaming, Rooms, Food, Beverage, and Other Departments by fiscal year.

Nevada Gaming: Assets, Liabilities and Expenses, 1984-2014 Updated Feb. 2015
Statewide Casinos’ Revenue, Liabilities, Assets, and Selected Expenses

Nevada Casino Credit, 1980-2014 Updated February 2015
An Analysis of Bad Debt Write-offs by Reporting Area

 

Nevada Gaming: Monthly Comparisons

Nevada Gaming Statistics: January Historical Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of January, 2006-2015

Nevada Gaming Statistics: February Historical Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of February, 2006-2015

Nevada Gaming Statistics: March Historical Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures for the month of March, 2006-2015

Nevada Gaming Statistics: April Historical Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of April, 2006-2015

Nevada Gaming Statistics: May Historical Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of May, 2006-2015

Nevada Gaming Statistics: June Historical Comparison
Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County figures for the month of June, 2006-2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Nevada Gaming: Annual Summary of Results

Nevada Gaming Win 2014
Summary of Results from Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County reporting areas

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, 2008-2014 New January 2015
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.

Trends for Big Las Vegas Strip Casinos, 2005-2011 New January 2015
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, 2014 New January 2015
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, 2014 New January 2015
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, 2014 New January 2015
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, 2014 New January 2015
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, 2014 New January 2015
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, 2014 New January 2015
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, 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.

Casinos by Jurisdiction

United States Commercial Casino Gaming: Monthly Revenues Updated August 2015
Monthly combined win totals for (nearly) every U.S. commercial casino and racino jurisdiction

United States Online Gaming
Monthly statewide and national revenue data for online gaming

United States Commercial Casino Revenues Updated July 2015
States with Commercial and Racetrack Casinos, 2001-14
This report tracks the annual calendar year revenue totals for all commercial casinos states since 2001, with the addition of slot revenues from Connecticut’s tribal casinos.

Maryland Casinos: Monthly Revenues Updated August 2015
Monthly and Year-to-Date Total Revenue, Gross Terminal Revenue, Win/Unit/Day, Table Data, and Market Share

Ohio Casinos: Monthly Revenues Updated August 2015
Table and Slot Machine Operating Statistics for all casinos and racinos

Florida Racinos: Monthly Slot Revenues Updated August 2015
Units, Credits In, Promotional Credits, Net Revenues, and Other Metrics

Detroit Casinos: Monthly Statistics Updated August 2015
Revenues, Year/Year Change, and Market Share by Casino

Connecticut Tribal Casinos: Slot Data Updated August 2015
Monthly Handle, Win, Promotional and Other Totals

Pennsylvania Casinos & Racinos Updated July 2015
Slot, Table, and Total Revenues by Month, 2012-present

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

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
For 2013, this report is replaced by the more-comprehensive United States Commercial Casino Revenues report (see above)

 

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City Gaming Revenue
Annual statistics for Casino, Slot, and Table Win, 1978-2014

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)

Monthly Summaries

Atlantic City Casinos: January Summary
January 2015 and Year to Date Results | 2014 | 2013

Atlantic City Casinos: February Summary
February 2015 and Year to Date Results | 2014 | 2013

Atlantic City Casinos: March Summary
March 2015 and Year to Date Results | 2013 | 2014

Atlantic City Casinos: April Summary
April 2015 and Year to Date Results 2014 | 2013

Atlantic City Casinos: May Summary
May 2015 and Year to Date Results 2014 | 2013

Atlantic City Casinos: June Summary
June 2015 and Year to Date Results 2014 | 2013

Atlantic City Casinos: July Summary Most Recent Month
July 2014 and Year to Date Results 2014| | 2013 | 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: August Summary
August 2014 and Year to Date Results | 2013 | 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: September Summary
September 2014 and Year to Date Results | 2013 | 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: October Summary
October 2014 and Year to Date Results 2013 |2012

Atlantic City Casinos: November Summary
November 2014 and Year to Date Results 2013
| 2012

Atlantic City Casinos: December Summary
December 2014 and Final Calendar Year Results 2013 | 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 Updated February 2015
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2014

Las Vegas Strip Casino Employment Updated February 2015
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2014

Boulder Strip Casino Employment Updated February 2015
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2014

Reno/Sparks Casino Employment Updated February 2015
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2014

United States Commercial Casino Employees
Annual totals from states with commercial casinos, 1998-2012

 

Specific Games

Nevada Sports Betting Totals: 1984-2014 Updated February 2015
Win, Drop, and Win Percentages for All Nevada Locations

Nevada Poker: The Evolution
Annual statewide totals, 1992-2013, for card rooms, tables, and revenues

Evolution of Nevada Baccarat, 1992-2014
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 Table Games: Historical Hold Percentage Variations Updated August 2015
Annual hold percentage averages, with monthly maximum and minimums, 2004-15

Nevada Slot Machines: Historical Hold Percentage Variations Updated August 2015
Annual and Monthly Hold Percentages, 2004-2015

Nevada Poker, 2004-2015 Updated August 2015
An Analysis of Monthly Statewide Results

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

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, 1998-2012

United States Commercial Casino Employees
Annual totals from states with commercial casinos, 1998-2012

 

Capstone Projects
In-depth reports produced by eConnect Associate Analysts

Legalization of Video Poker in Illinois New January 2015
Impact on Slots and Table Games
Courtney Nickson, Fall 2014

 

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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