Nevada gambling revenue reaches record $1.36bn in July
| By Robert Fletcher
Gambling revenue in Nevada reached a new all-time high of $1.36bn (£992.5m/€1.16bn) in July, partly due to a record performance by sportsbooks in the US state.
July’s total surpassed the previous record of $1.23bn set in May this year, making July 2021 the most successful month for the state since it legalized gambling in 1931.
The month and was also up 79.7% year-on-year from $756.8m in July 2020 and 14.3% higher than the $1.19bn posted in June of this year.
Clark County, home to Las Vegas, was responsible for $1.16bn in revenue during the month, while the famous Las Vegas Strip contributed $409.6m in revenue to the monthly total.
Looking at gambling products and services, slots remained by far the most popular form of gambling in Nevada, generating $873.7m in revenue in July, up marginally from $868.1m in June.