Sports Betting Casino Nevada’s October gaming revenue tops $1bn despite falling 4% November 26, 2019 By Ezra Amacher Nevada operators took home $1.022bn in October gaming revenue, down 4% year-on-year. The Las Vegas Strip accounted for more than half the monthly revenue with $539m,down 9%. The Strip was hit by poor showings on roulette (down 34%), blackjack (down 33%) and baccarat (down 27%). Downtown Las Vegas surged to a successful month with $68.3m, up 7%. Sports betting across the state brought in $47.9m. Football led the way with a haul of $26.2m, up 132%. Football betting revenue at downtown casinos increased 255% to $5.2m. The Silver State edged out New Jersey’s October sports wagering revenue of $46.4m. South Lake Tahoe monthly revenue grew to $19.5m, an improvement of more than 14%. Reno saw its October revenue rise 4% to $76.3m. Sportsbooks in Reno had a positive month highlighted by a 120% jump in football wagering revenue.