The state managed to report a 1651 percent rise in sportsbooks revenue due to the Mayweather-McGregor boxing match.
US.- Casino sportsbooks in Nevada experienced a revenue jump of 1651 percent in August after the Mayweather-McGregor boxing match. The Nevada Gaming Control Board released the numbers on Friday that showed that casino operators in the state generated revenue of US$989 million.
August results are 14.9 percent up from the same month in 2016 but US$500k less than what the facilities earned in July. Nevada slot machines increased their revenues by 5 percent to US$624 million, whilst blackjack increased 33.6 percent year-on-year to US$108 million and baccarat 37.9 percent to US$101 million.
Most of the state table games experienced double-digit increases, but sportsbooks results are way ahead of every other modality thanks to the boxing fight: the modality managed to achieve impressive 1651 percent increase to US$33.9 million on an overall win rate of 11.3 percent, a new record for August operations in the state.