The Nevada Gaming Control Board released its September 2011 numbers on Wednesday, and the results are not very impressive.
Statewide, casinos took in $864 million from gamblers, $53.8 million less than the year before. Taxes paid by casinos were also down 8.9% from August to $51.4 million.
Other numbers released showed:
Baccarat players wagered $647.4 million, down 34.7% from the same period last year ($344 million)
On baccarat, casinos won $81.9 million, which is a decline of 36.2% year over year
Slot players wagered $11.5 billion, up 2% from the same period last year ($172.7 million).
Table bets including baccarat were $2.5 billion, down 4.4% from the same period last year ($115 million)
Overall Las Vegas gambling revenue dropped 5.7% to $490.9 million.