November gaming win down 7.6 percent from 2021

For only the second time in more than a year, monthly gaming win statewide decreased in November.

Total win by casinos was $1.22 billion, down 7.6 percent compared to the same month a year ago. That is about $100 million less than a year ago.

The other monthly decrease this year was in July.

Nonetheless, that is still over $1 billion for the 21st month in a row.

And with just a month left in the year, total win is up $13.5 million — 10.2 percent.

This November, every major market in the state was down compared to a year ago including the Carson Valley area, which includes Carson City and valley portions of Douglas County. The capital itself reported $10.1 million in total win, down 9.4 percent.

One of three exceptions was South Shore casinos at Lake Tahoe where win increased more than $1 million to $19.6 million, up 8.24 percent.

The other two markets up in November were Wendover and Sparks.

Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton said two months ago that the streak of monthly increases would eventually have to end.

The big hit was on the Las Vegas Strip, which reported $669.5 million in win, an 11.3 percent drop compared to a year ago. That’s $85 million of the $100 million decrease. The primary reason was a 27 percent decrease in game and table win to $253 million on the Strip.

Game and Table win statewide was $349.8 million, down 24.2 percent. Slot win was $871 million, a 1.3 percent increase.

Lawton said the decrease wasn’t a major surprise since November 2021 was the third highest total win in history at $1.3 billion.

Washoe County reported $79.3 million in win, down 4.1 percent or $3.4 million.

North Shore casinos at Crystal Bay were down 7 percent or $135,000 from a year ago. The culprit was slot win that fell 8.4 percent.

November Gaming

Area                            Win                 Percentage Change

Statewide                   $1.22 billion               -7.62%

Carson Valley             $10.1 million              -9.42%

South Shore               $19.66 million           8.24%

North Shore               $1.78 million              16.9%

Washoe County         $74.3 million              -7%

Reno                           $56 million                 -6.67%

Clark County              $1.006 million           -8.4%

The Strip                    $669.5 million           -11.33%


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