Today the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced that the state's gaming revenues hit $1.2 billion in August, rising 3.5% from last year and marking the 18th straight month that numbers exceeded $1 billion.
The home of Las Vegas, Clark County generated the bulk of the numbers, with $1 billion generated during the month, which is up 2.9% from 2021. The Las Vegas Strip's revenues were $659.7 million, up 5% from 2021. Downtown Las Vegas' revenues were $64.5 million, while North Las Vegas had revenues of $23.1 million.
Washoe County, the home of Reno, North Lake Tahoe, and Sparks, saw revenues rise 2.3% from 2021. South Lake Tahoe revenues were up 26.8%.
Taxes collected by the state came in at $81.4 million, up from $74.1 million last year.