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Nevada gambling revenue rises 18% year-on-year in January


The Nevada Gaming Control board reported an 18.0% year-on-year rise in gambling revenue in the US state during January, with growth across all key markets.

Revenue for the month amounted to $1.27bn, up from $1.08bn in January 2022 but 3.1% lower than $1.31bn in December of last year.

Slots accounted for $874.5m of all revenue for the month, 15.9% up on the same month last year. Multi-denomination slots generated $459.1m in revenue, with penny slots revenue at $285.9m.

Table, counter and card games revenue reached $425.4m, a 22.5% increase on 2022, with blackjack games leading the way with $120.1m in revenue for the month.

A further $89.9m of table, counter and card games revenue was attributed to baccarat, while $46.2m came from roulette and $39.7m craps.

Turning to sports betting, which is recorded as part of the table, counter and card games segment, revenue here edged up 0.9% to $50.4m, and included $17.7m from mobile wagering.