Bets through slot machines and over the tables were down about 2.4 percent in Nevada for October over the same period in 2015, but the house saw wins increase more than 11 percent across the state for total GGR of $986.2 million.
Casino hold was up in both categories with the slots take up 10.4 percent to $631.6 million, according to a Sierra Sun report that noted year on year gaming win up for five consecutive months.
Bad weather, smoke, and complications from California wildfires caused a decrease in visitor numbers which may have contributed to holding down the win in two South Tahoe markets according to the report. However, that dampening had a mixed effect on Wendover and the Carson Valley areas overall win for the year with North Shore casino up 5.9 percent and Stateline casinos taking a hit of 22 percent on volumes that were down over 15 percent in the period.
Washoe County, which includes Reno, had an increase in slot win of over 2 percent, with Reno itself posting up a 3.56 percent total win increase.
Clark County, which includes of all Las Vegas saw a total boost of 13.4 percent in year on year win for October, while Strip properties alone were up about 14 percent.
Statewide, table win was down with baccarat and sports book winnings going up while big dollar slots, like the twenty-five and one hundred dollar denominations falling for the month.