The South Dakota Commission on Gaming has reported that the casino’s August gaming handle increased 18.63 per cent over August 2020.
US.- According to a report from the South Dakota Commission on Gaming, Deadwood casinos’ August gaming handle increased 18.63 per cent over August 2020 and now tops US$1bn for the year to date.
In August, visitors to Deadwood’s casinos spent more than US$142m: $133m on slot machines and nearly US$9.2m on table game bets. Casinos saw taxable adjusted gross revenue of nearly US$13.2m and paid US$1.19m in taxes to various state, county and local government entities.
This $1bn on wagers through the first eight months of 2021, represents an increase of 45.04 per cent over 2020. Slot machines have handled nearly US$945m, up 44.19 per cent over 2020. Table game revenue for the year to date is up 59.32 per cent at US$62m.