Reopened Nevada casinos see revenue fall 45.6% in June

29 July 2020

In their first month back after closures due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), Nevada casino revenue reached $566.8m, down 45.6% year-on-year, with sportsbooks in the state reporting their first monthly loss in almost seven years.

Nevada casinos were permitted to reopen on 4 June after closing in mid-March due to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. June’s results therefore included the full range of casino games for the first time since March. Revenue for June, incidentally, was down 8.3% compared to March's total. 

The state’s $566.8m in revenue came on player stakes totalling $8.20bn, down 31.4% from June 2019.

Of this revenue total, $394.1m came from slot machines, a 28.1% year-on-year decline, as players staked $7.04bn, down 24.1%.

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