Gross Gaming Revenues in Chile including revenue generated by the seven municipal casinos stood at $38,179m in October.
This is a decrease of -3.3per cent compared to the same month last year while the cumulative gross gaming growth over the previous twelve months stood at -1.8 per cent.
Cumulative gross gaming covers the period from November 2016 until October 2017 and is compared with the accumulated income for the period November 2015 October 2016.
According to the Chilean Gaming Control Board (SJC), Gross Gaming Revenue for the eighteen casinos, which already come under the supervision of the SJC, stood at$ 26,274m and made up 68.8 per cent of the total. This is -4.0 per cent compared to October 2016 and -1.8 per cent over the last twelve months.
The number of visitors to the non-municipal casinos in October stood at 480,312 -4.0 per cent compared to October 2016 recording a cumulative growth rate of -1.7 per cent over the last 12 months. On average visitors spent $54,702 which is 0 per cent compared to October last year and a cumulative growth rate of -0,03 per cent over the last twelve months. Meanwhile, total visitors to the municipal casinos (not including the casino in Puerto Varas which does not record this information) stood at 211,727 for the month of October. However, data for average visitor spend in the municipal casinos is still unavailable at this point.
The amount gambled in October via the 10,233 gaming machines that were in operation in the 18 non municipal casinos amounted to $359,506m. The prizes paid to players reached $337,896m , which made up 94.0 per cent of the total amount wagered. As a result, gross win stood at $21,163m, which made up 82.2 percent of the total. For the non-municipal casinos bingo accounted for 0.1 per cent of gross gaming revenue. Roulette accounted for 4.6 per cent. Card games 12.3 per cent. Dice games 0.3 percent and slots 82.6 per cent.
Leading the pack once more for the non-municipal casinos was the Sun Monticello, which accounted for 17.9 per cent ($6,842 m). Casino de Viña del Mar 13.3 per cent ($5,076 m). Marina del Sol Talcahuano 8.8 per cent ($ 3.351 m). Casino Rinconada 8.4 per cent ($3,205 m). Coquimbo 6.2 per cent ($2,352 m). Enjoy Antofagasta 5.2 per cent ($1,998 m). Casino de Iquique 4.6 per cent ($1,766 m). Dreams Temuco 4.6 per cent ($1,764 m). Dreams Punta Arenas 3.9 per cent ($1,488 m). Casino Puerto Varas 3.3 per cent ($1,273 m). Dreams Valdivia 2.7 per cent ($1,032 m). Gran Casino de Talca 2.6 per cent ($999 m). Antay Casino & Hotel 2.5 per cent ($936m). Marina del Sol Calama 2.4 per cent ($901 m). Casino de Pucón 2.3 per cent ($873m). Marina del Sol Osorno 2.1 per cent ($811 m). Casino de Juegos del Pacífico 1.8 per cent ($ 696 m). Casino de Colchagua 1.3 per cent ($500m). Casino Gran Los Ángeles 1.2 per cent ($445m). Dreams Coyhaique 1.2 per cent ($443 m). Casino de Arica 1.1 per cent ($430 m). Enjoy Chiloé 0.9 ($326 m). Ovalle Casino Resort S.A. 0.8 per cent ($311 m). Casino Luckia Arica 0.6 per cent ($227 m). Casino de Natales 0.4 per cent ($135m).