October Surprise

October 2017 gross gaming revenue in Nevada was the highest of any October in the past 10 years. With almost 0 million of GGR, it’s almost 0 million more than the dark days of the recession back in 2008 and almost 0 million more than the even darker days of 2009. Of note in this chart is the slot hold percentage, more than 1 percent higher than 2009-10. The baccarat handle in October was the lowest since 2010.

Chart is courtesy of the Center for Gaming Research at Universtiy Nevada, Las Vegas. This chart and many other revenue charts for all U.S. jurisdictions can be downloaded by visiting gaming.unlv.edu.