Nevada Sees Land Casino Revenues Jump

The Nevada Gaming Control Board issued its latest financial update, noting that through the first three quarters of its fiscal year land casino revenues are almost 3% of their 2012 pace, and that March revenues saw a 7% jump over the same period last year.

For the month of March, Nevada casinos took in more than $914 million in wins. That total brings the yearly gross to $8.4 billion, or 2.8% above what The Silver State brought in for the first nine months of 2012.

In March, the Vegas Strip saw a 13.5% jump, and is preforming 5.7% better than it did in 2012.

Other Nevada highlights were:

  • Washoe County, which was up 9.5%

  • Reno, which was up 10.8%

  • North Lake Tahoe, up 15.4%

  • Elko County, up 8.9%

  • Wendover, up 7.6% from the same period last year.

Struggling sites in March were South Tahoe, which was down 11%, and Carson Valley, which was down 2%.

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