Nevada Poker Rooms Rake $9.5M In January
State Starts 2016 With A Small Decline In Year-Over-Year Revenue
Nevada’s 71 poker rooms in January collectively raked $9.5 million, according to figures released Friday by Silver State gaming regulators. The revenue was a 2.85-percent decline compared to January of last year.
Nevada’s 71 poker rooms had a combined 661 tables last month. January 2015 had 687 tables statewide.
The Las Vegas Strip area had nearly $6 million of the statewide poker revenue, with 21 of the poker rooms and 307 of the tables. Strip poker revenue in January 2016 was a drop of 2.65 percent year-over-year.
Poker rooms in Nevada raked a little over $118 million in 2015. The figure was a 1.57-percent decline compared to 2014’s $119.9 million. Poker revenue was $123.9 million in 2013.
The all-time high for Nevada poker was just under $168 million in 2007. Since that year, revenue has fallen year-over-year in all but one year. Calendar year 2013 had a 0.56-percent uptick compared to 2012.
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