Rivers Casino Tops $38 Million in March

Illinois’ newest gaming venue continued to hold its lead in adjusted gross receipts and admissions compared with the other nine casinos in the state during March, according to a report published by the Illinois Gaming Board.

Rivers Casino raked in more than $38 million in March, and the state’s top-grossing gaming venue cashed in approximately 10 percent more in adjusted gross receipts compared with the same month last year, according to a monthly revenue report published by the Illinois Gaming Board on Friday.

The state’s newest casino generated $38,149,689 in adjusted gross receipts in March, according to the Illinois Gaming Board, which was more than $3 million over last year’s take of $34,827,507.

The Des Plaines casino brought in more adjusted gross receipts and admissions than it did in February; admissions slid slightly to 325,848, compared with March 2012 when 339,911 passed through Rivers Casino’s turnstiles.

, continued as the clear frontrunner of Illinois casinos in both adjusted gross receipts and admissions, however, surpassing the second highest grossing casino, the Grand Victoria in Elgin, by more than $18 million in adjusted gross receipts, and the second highest admissions at the Casino Queen in East St. Louis by more than 165,000. The Grand Victoria brought in $19,661,810 in March, according to the Illinois Gaming Board, while 160,575 people visited the Casino Queen.

Rivers Casino has led Illinois casinos in adjusted gross receipts during every full month of operation since it opened at the end of the summer in 2011. Below is a list of Rivers Casino’s monthly receipts, admissions and average revenue per patron, based on information from reports published by the Illinois Gaming Board.

Casino Month Adjusted Gross Receipts Per Month Adjusted Gross Revenue Per Rivers Casino Admission Admissions Rivers Casino, 3000 S. River Road in Des Plaines, IL



$117.08 325,848

Rivers Casino

Feb-13 $33,371,322 $121.33 275,056 Rivers Casino Jan-13 $32,358,000 $113 286,077 Rivers Casino Dec-12 $34,984,000 $105 322,211 Rivers Casino Nov-12 $29,466,000.00 $96 306,725 Rivers Casino Oct-12 $33,271,000 $99 337,066 Rivers Casino Sep-12 $40,356,000 $118 340,821 Rivers Casino Aug-12 $26,414,000 $73 359,530 Rivers Casino Jul-12 $36,111,000 $102 354,037 Rivers Casino Jun-12 $42,545,000 $131 325,115 Rivers Casino May-12 $35,277,000 $105 335,875 Rivers Casino Apr-12 $35,579,000 $110 322,098 Rivers Casino Mar-12 $34,828,000 $102 339,911 Rivers Casino Feb-12 $37,537,000 $112 333,572 Rivers Casino Jan-12 $30,307,000 $104 291,527 Rivers Casino Dec-11 $32,998,000 $107 308,767 Rivers Casino Nov-11 $32,039,000 $108 296,751 Rivers Casino Oct-11 $30,694,000 $96 318,178 Rivers Casino Sep-11 $30,149,000 $89 337,216 Rivers Casino Aug-11 $34,116,000 $82 414,257 Rivers Casino July, from the 15th, 2011 $17,477,000 $65 270,756
Vicky Kujawa April 09, 2013 at 01:24 AM
So the property taxes there should be going down, then.........?
antigambler April 09, 2013 at 03:44 PM
Notice that the average loss per gambler is going up. That's because the novelty has worn off. Those who are getting addicted are still gambling. Casinos rely on their "loyal", hence problem, gamblers in their business models.


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