Deadwood Casino Revenues Jump in August

Casinos in Deadwood, South Dakota had a solid month of August after two months of lower revenues, as adjusted gross revenues hit $14.9 million.

Handle for the month was $166 million, up 16.6% from last year, although down 1.6% and 8% from June and July of this year. Slot revenue was up 17.7%, and for the year, handle is up 0.5% from last year.

Table game handle was down 2.9% when compared to last year, and for the year to date, handle is down 5.5%.

Sportsbetting handle was $266,673, with a loss to players coming in at $59,052.

For the year to date, gamblers have bet just about $1 billion, up 0.5% from last year. Slot handle is $950 million, while table game handle is $59 million. Sportsbetting handle is just shy of $4 million.

Deadwood is a small town in the western portion of the state, and is known for having housed a gold-rush town in the 1800s. The city has 20 casinos within its limits, with 2,555 slot machines and 86 gaming tables.

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Dustin Jermalowicz // News Editor
Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.


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