Nevada Gaming Win Continues YOY drop, FY increase in December

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Nevada’s nonrestricted gaming licensees reported a total “gaming win” of $956,095,364 for the month of December 2016. This amounts to a 2.73% decrease compared to December 2015, when licensees reported a gaming win of $982,971,649.

For the fiscal year (July 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016), gaming win is still up 2.44%. Detailed regional figures can be found in this chart from the Nevada Gaming Control Board:

Gaming Win Dec 2016

North Las Vegas and the Boulder strip saw major declines in December 2016 gaming win, compared to the same month in 2015. Because of this, those two regions are now seeing contraction for the fiscal year. North Lake Tahoe saw an almost 25% increase YOY.

For the fiscal year, Downtown continues to lead the pack in Clark County, with a 5.54% increase compared to the same point in the previous fiscal year. South Lake Tahoe leads the way in Northern Nevada with 7.65% growth in gaming win.

State fee collections are also down 15.5% or $7,583,886 compared to the same month a year ago.