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Deadwood gaming numbers surge in September

Deadwood’s betting activity climbed in September, according to the Deadwood Gaming Association.
Deadwood’s betting activity climbed in September, according to the Deadwood Gaming Association.(Anderley Penwell)
Published: Oct. 22, 2020 at 2:50 PM MDT
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DEADWOOD, S.D. - Deadwood’s betting activity climbed in September, according to the Deadwood Gaming Association. But it still has ground to make up.

Slots for the month were up almost 19% compared to last year, resulting in $11.7 million in taxable adjusted gross revenues for the industry. Of that, 9%, or $1.1 million, was collected as state tax and distributed to various entities across the state.

Bets at table games rose by nearly 11%. Slot machines were up more than 19% compared to September 2019.

Revenue didn’t exceed 2019′s numbers though as September reported a 6.7% decrease.

Full numbers are here.

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