Nevada casinos mark a record 1.36 billion dollars in July
The Nevada state has recorded an all-time-high number of 1.36 billion in casino and sportsbook revenue in the month of July, mainly thanks to sports betting.
So far, this year has been fruitful for Nevada’s gambling scene, with the previous al-time-high being reached earlier in May, marking an impressive 1.23 billion, making 2021 the most ambitious year for gambling in the state since the early 1930’s when gambling was first regulated.
The advancement also represents an almost 80% rise compared to the summer results in 2020.
The main Nevada-based brands responsible for such a boost in the overall state’s gambling revenue were mainly Clark County’s establishments, including the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, with a contribution of over 400 billion.
The most popular gambling attraction, according to the overview, remained the slot machines, which generated an approximate amount of 800-900 million in June and July.
Card games and Table games also remained in popular positions, as a go-to for the local gamblers, with an almost 50% rise in usage.
Furthermore, the biggest contribution to Nevada’s gambling revenue last month had been sportsbooks, with over 33 million dollars of contribution, around 13.6 million of which was generated online, via online bookies.
Additionally, the most go-to sport for Nevada’s sport betting fans stayed baseball, with over 19 million in total, and basketball with over 3 million.