Nevada Gaming Revenues Up to $1.34 Billion in February

The Nevada Gaming Control Board announced this week that the Silver State's gaming revenues rose 8.5% in February when compared to last year, hitting $1.34 billion.

The number was also up 4.7% from January of this year, which was considered the strongest month to start a year since stats were recorded. Slot revenues were up 0.6% to $827.6 million. $536.6 million was generated from multi-denomination slots, while $207.6 million came from penny slots.

Baccarat revenues were up 75.5% to $180.1 million, a large driver for the revenue total as a whole. Blackjack revenues were up 15.6% to $132.5 million. Craps revenues grew 22% to $44.7 million. Ultimate Texas Hold'em was up 4.4% to $18 million, and Pai Gow was up 4.7% to $10.4 million.

Sportsbetting revenues surged 16% to $47.9 million, as Las Vegas hosted the Super Bowl during the month. Basketball took in $24.7 million, while hockey had $4.3 million. Other sports generated $7.7 million collectively. Baseball generated a loss for books of $929,000. $23.8 million of the total came from mobile betting.

The Las Vegas Strip saw revenues jump 12.4% to $800.7 million, despite slot revenue dropping 2.4% during the period.

About the author

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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