Nevada Casino Revenue Grew 5.72% in 2007 to Reach Nearly $11.8 Billion, According to Casino City

Wed Jun 4, 2008 11:52am EDT

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  NEWTON, MA, Jun 04 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
 Casino City Press has announced the release of the 2008 edition of the
Nevada Gaming Almanac, the industry's best single source for Nevada gaming
market data and contact information. In addition to summary pages with current
2007 profit-and-loss results, the new edition provides five-year revenue
statistics for each jurisdiction along with essential ratios including slots
per room, slots per game, and games per square foot.

    The Almanac reports that in 2007 the Nevada gaming industry saw a revenue
rate of 4.89 percent across all departments, which was markedly lower than the
13.07 growth rate posted for 2006. Casino, beverage, food, and hotel-room
revenues grew by 5.72, 6.92, 2.99, and 4.96 percent, respectively. In the games
area, Pai Gow Tiles saw the most unit growth in 2007, with 51.52 percent.
Penny Slots (27.70 percent) and Baccarat (26.61 percent) were a distant second
and third.

    The new Almanac also gives counts and distribution of gaming properties,
devices, and
tables along with detailed profiles of Nevada properties, owners, industry
and regulatory agencies. In addition, names and titles are provided for more
than 5,000 Nevada gaming executives across 40 departments.

    The CD version of the Nevada Gaming Almanac provides the entire contents
ofthe current and prior printed almanacs in electronic format along with a
unique Gaming Market Analyzer tool that allows the user to define and compare
markets by type of gaming establishment and location (including radius
and shows detailed profiles for each property in the gaming market plus
summary data such as number or properties, gaming machines, poker tables, hotel
rooms, and employees. Other CD features include a Nevada Gaming Property Map and
annual reports of Nevada gaming businesses.

    To find out more about Casino City's Nevada Gaming Almanac, online
service,and package specials, visit or call
1-800-490-1715 x 610.

    Casino City Press is a leading publisher and distributor of reference
booksand directories for the gaming industry. Other titles include Casino
City'sGaming Business Directory, Casino City's North American Gaming Almanac,
andCasino City's Global Gaming Almanac.


Bill Riley
Marketing Manager
Casino City Press
617-332-2850 ext 116

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