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August 05, 2020

According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board's latest figures

Nevada sees 45.6% drop in gaming win in first month of reopening

Nevada sees 45.6% drop in gaming win in first month of reopening
Overall, the state of Nevada collected about $344,000 in percentage fees during July based on the taxable revenue generated in June, per the Gaming Control Board.
United States | 07/30/2020

Casinos reported a gaming win of $566.8 million last month, which is down about 45.6% compared to June 2019, when the gaming win was $1.04 billion. Las Vegas Strip casinos collected about $238.3 million in winnings, down 61.4% compared to the same month a year ago.

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ccording to the Nevada Gaming Control Board's latest figures, casino in Nevada reported a gaming win of $566.8 million in the first month that properties could open after the state's shutdown due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

That number is down about 45.6% compared to June 2019, when the gaming win was $1.04 billion.

Las Vegas Strip casinos collected about $238.3 million in winnings, down 61.4% compared to the same month a year ago.

Downtown Las Vegas casinos had a 55.6% drop, from $52.2 million in June 2019 to $23.2 million last month.

There was greater strength in Reno, Laughlin and among Clark County locals’ casinos. Reno fell 8.5%. Laughlin fell 14.6%. North Las Vegas fell 23.3%. The Boulder Strip fell 32.4%. The balance of Clark County fell 26.1%.

In accordance with data released by Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport Tuesday, the passenger count showed a significant improvement compared to May numbers, with 1,041,823 passengers. However, numbers still show a 76.6% drop from June 2019, when the airport served more than 4.4 million travelers.

Statewide, slot machine win fell 38% and table game win declined 57%. Racebook win fell 27.1% while sportsbook win fell 102.9% ($448,000).

Overall, the state of Nevada collected about $344,000 in percentage fees during July based on the taxable revenue generated in June, per the Gaming Control Board.

That number is down more than 99% compared to July 2019, when the percentage fee collections were $56.5 million.

See the Gaming Control Board's full report here.

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