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The state of Nevada eclipsed more than $1 billion in gambling revenue for the seventh straight month in September, as casinos hauled in $1.16 billion.
The state's revenues were about flat with August, decreasing by a scant 0.7% and grew by 28.5% from the year prior.
$780.5 million of the revenue came from slots, up 28.5%. Table games generated $377.6 million, up 76.8% from last year. Baccarat and blackjack were the top-performing table games, with baccarat generating $83.6 million and blackjack generating $92.2 million. Baccarat revenues were up 500% from last year.
Sportsbetting generated $54.2 million in revenue, mainly from the start of the NFL season. Mobile bets generated 31% of that total, and overall handle was $786.7 million. Book win percentage was 6.89%.
Clark County (home of Las Vegas) generated $1 billion of the total revenue, leaving markets like Reno to make up the remainder.