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’ WSOP.com is the only product available statewide. As such the individual figures for betting and poker were redacted.

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