Out of 14 cities with legalized gambling in South Dakota, Deadwood has the most casinos with 34 gaming facilities. Total gaming revenue at Deadwood casinos totaled $9.7 million in July, down from the $10 million reported in July, 2010.
Numbers show that slot machines revenue represents about 90% of the total gambling revenue, however, slot revenue decreased 3.5% in July, closing the month in $8.9 million, compared to $9.2 million in 2010. Table game revenue was $781,896 in July, down from $833,719 last July. For the year, Deadwood casinos report a $44 million loss, 6.8% decrease from 2010.