Reports, Data Sets, & Research Guides


This page has short reports, data sets, and research guides concerning gaming. These statistical summaries of Nevada and Las Vegas casinos, studies of individual games, and broader national reports. The reports are mostly in pdf format.

Report categories include Nevada specific (longterm analysis and annual revenue breakdowns), City-specific (Casinos by city), Game-specific, national trends, and micro-studies of the uses of social media by casinos.

Commonly Requested Reports

Other States & National Reports

Additional Reports (unlinked reports are available upon request)

Nevada Gaming: Statistical Analysis

Casinos by Jurisdiction

Nevada Gaming: Monthly Comparisons for the Last Ten Years

Nevada gaming statistics, historical comparison. Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Washoe County, and Boulder Strip figures

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Atlantic City Gaming Revenue
Annual statistics for Casino, Slot, Table, & Internet Win, 1978-2022

Combined Facility Report: Atlantic City Casinos, 2012
Data on games, devices, revenue, and square footage

Combined Facility Report: Atlantic City Casinos, 2011
Data on games, devices, revenue, and square footage

Atlantic City Casinos: Comparative Financial Performance
January to June 2012 (for July to December 2012, see monthly summaries below)

Monthly Summaries, Atlantic City Casinos,
Monthly and Year to Date Results

Nevada Gaming: Annual Summary

Nevada Gaming Statistics: 2010 Year-to-Date Comparison
Current totals for Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County

2011 Nevada Casino Gaming Market
A Summary of Statistics, Broken Down by Reporting Area

2010 Nevada Casino Gaming Market
A Summary of Statistics, Broken Down by Reporting Area

Nevada Gaming Win

Summary of Results from Statewide, Las Vegas Strip, Downtown Las Vegas, Boulder Strip, and Washoe County reporting areas
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010

Nevada Statewide Gaming Revenue Breakdown

Total numbers of games, win amounts, and win percentages for all Nevada non-restricted locations for the calendar year. Includes table games and sports book details, as well as estimates of total handle (money wagered).
2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004

Average Casino Profiles

Trends for Big Las Vegas Strip Casinos, 2019-2022
The “Average Big Strip Casino” reports for their respective years give snapshots of how Las Vegas casinos earning over $72 million a year in gaming revenue are performing. This report shows how revenues and expenses have tracked over time.

Trends for Big Las Vegas Strip Casinos, 2012-2018
The “Average Big Strip Casino” reports for their respective years give snapshots of how Las Vegas casinos earning over $72 million a year in gaming revenue are performing. This report shows how revenues and expenses have tracked over time.

Trends for Big Las Vegas Strip Casinos, 2005-2011
The “Average Big Strip Casino” reports for their respective years give snapshots of how Las Vegas casinos earning over $72 million a year in gaming revenue are performing. This report shows how revenues and expenses have tracked over time.

Average Big Las Vegas Strip Casino

A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino with annual gaming revenues of over $72 million with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 1999

Average Small Las Vegas Strip Casino

A statistical summary of the average Las Vegas Strip casino with annual gaming revenues between $1 million and $72 million with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2013 | 2013 | 2012

Average Downtown Las Vegas Casino

A statistical summary of the average Downtown Las Vegas casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses
2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011

Average Boulder Strip Casino

A statistical summary of the average Boulder Strip casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses
2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Average Laughlin Casino

A statistical summary of the average Laughlin casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses
2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

Average Reno/Sparks Casino

A statistical summary of the average Reno/Sparks casino (with annual gaming revenues of over $1 million) with both gaming and non-gaming revenues and information on employment, taxes, and expenses
2023 | 2022 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2009

Gaming Law and Regulation

Nevada's Online Gaming Regulations
Changes Adopted December 22, 2011: A Detailed Summary and Analysis

Gaming and Social Media

Las Vegas Casino Twitter Use
May 2012 report with data on followers, frequency, and longevity of accounts

Las Vegas Casino Twitter Usage
Industry averages, definitions, and raw data, from June 2010 pilot project

Casino Twitter Adoption
An exploration of how Las Vegas casinos approach innovation

Casino Employment

Nevada Statewide Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2022

Las Vegas Strip Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2022

Boulder Strip Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2022

Reno/Sparks Casino Employment
Productivity, Revenues, and Payroll: A Statistical Study, 1990-2022

United States Commercial Casino Employees
Annual totals from states with commercial casinos, 1998-2012

Specific Games

Nevada Sports Betting Totals: 1984-2023  -  Updated February 2024
Win, Drop, and Win Percentages for All Nevada Locations

Nevada Poker: The Evolution  -  Updated Feb. 2024
Annual statewide totals, 1992-2022, for card rooms, tables, and revenues

Evolution of Nevada Baccarat, 1992-2022  -  Updated Feb. 2024
A summary of the number of casinos that offer the game, the number of tables, and the annual baccarat win, in the context of the total tables and gaming win.

Nevada Casino Bingo, 1984-2023  -  Updated Feb. 2024
A summary of the number of locations, drop, win, and win percentage.

Nevada Table Games: Historical Hold Percentage Variations  -  Updated Jan. 2024
Annual hold percentage averages, with monthly maximum and minimums, 1992-2023

Nevada Slot Machines: Historical Hold Percentage Variations  -  Updated Jan. 2024
Annual and Monthly Hold Percentages, 2004-2023

Nevada Poker, 2004-2023  -  Updated Jan. 2024
An Analysis of Monthly Statewide Results

Big Six: A Longitudinal Micro-Study Field results from one Atlantic City Table, January 2007 to December 2010

Baccarat: A Longitudinal Micro-Study
78 months of field results from one Atlantic City casino, 2004-2010

Atlantic City Historical Slot Machine Data
Number of machines, win, hold percentage, and win per slot, from 1978 to 2013

National

Top Twenty Metropolitan Areas and Casinos
A thumbnail sketch of the proximity of casino gaming to the United States' 20 largest cities.

Direct Casino Tax Revenues by State
States with commercial casinos, 1998-2012

United States Commercial Casino Employees
Annual totals from states with commercial casinos, 1998-2012

Capstone Projects

In-depth reports produced by eConnect Associate Analysts

Legalization of Video Poker in Illinois
Impact on Slots and Table Games
Courtney Nickson, Fall 2014

Other

Articles
These are original pieces of varying lengths and academic rigor written on a variety of topics

Research Guides
These are carefully-researched introductions to research for clearly-defined topics, such as problem gambling or casino math.

Gambling and the Law
Here, you'll find a plethora of articles by gambling law expert I. Nelson Rose..

Published Dissertations
A list of all gaming-related dissertations and theses published since 1991.

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