In Chile, the nation’s gambling regulator has announced that aggregated gross gaming revenues for March fell by almost 1% year-on-year to stand at slightly in excess of $42.79 million while the growth rate over the previous twelve months was some 1.1% lower.
According to a Friday report from G3Newswire, the Chilean Gaming Control Board also reported that the nation’s seven municipal-run casinos generated aggregated gross gaming revenues for the 31-day month of approximately $12.76 million while their 18 privately-owned rivals recorded combined takings of around $30.03 million.
The figures from the Chilean Gaming Control Board moreover reportedly detailed that the total amount staked in March on the nation’s privately-run 11,275 gaming machines hit about $384.01 million with players walking away with just over $359.97 million in prizes.
The Chilean Gaming Control Board furthermore reportedly explained that March had seen the nation’s privately-run casinos record 477,064 registered visits, which represented a rise of 2.3% year-on-year, with customers spending 4.8% more per session at $62,949 while their municipal-owned counterparts chalked up some 240,596 visits.
In terms of the nation’s most popular casinos, the figures from the Chilean Gaming Control Board reportedly indicated that the Sun Monticello finished top of the pile by generating 17.1% of March’s aggregated gross gaming revenues at $7.33 million. It was followed by the Casino Vina Del Mar with 12% at $5.13 million while the Casino Rinconada occupied the third spot with its $4.48 million in takings accounting for 10.5% of the total.
The Chilean Gaming Control Board reportedly declared that the nation’s 18 non-municipal casinos generated taxes in March of just over $11.24 million led by venues in the O’Higgins Region at $2.81 million.