Nevada gaming revenue down 99.4% in May

30 June 2020

Nevada gaming revenue fell 99.4% year-on-year to just $5.8m in May, though this total represented an improvement on April’s $3.6m total.

The state’s casinos remained shuttered throughout the month as a result of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. Venues only reopened from June 4, with strict health and safety measures in place.

As a result the only sources of revenue were mobile sports betting and poker, as well as a small contribution from land-based slot machines in retail outlets.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board is not permitted to provide figures for a single operator, as would have been the case for online poker, where Caesars’ is the only product available statewide. As such the individual figures for betting and poker were redacted.

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