Gaming revenue in Nevada hit a record $1.43 billion in December

Las Vegas at night

Nevada’s gaming revenue reached $1.43 billion in December, marking an all-time monthly high for the state. [Image:]

Nevada ended 2023 with a bang, breaking the previous all-time monthly sales record. Gaming licensees in the state took in more than $1.43 billion in December, according to Nevada Gaming Control Board figures released Wednesday. That was a 9% increase from a year earlier, surpassing the previous record of $1.4 billion set in July.

The majority of gaming winnings came from slot machines

This also resulted in nearly $85 million in tax revenue from the 439 reporting licensees. Total revenue for the year was $15.5 billion, surpassing the record of $14.8 billion set in 2022. The majority of gaming winnings came from slot machines, with sports betting revenue coming in at $59 million reached US dollars.

The Las Vegas Strip accounted for $905 million of the total revenue and Clark County as a whole contributed nearly 89% of the statewide revenue of $1.43 billion. 2023 was a strong year for the state as visitors continued to flock to the region after a significant decline during the pandemic years.


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