Bally’s Chicago Casino Reports Latest Gross Gaming Revenue Numbers

Bally’s Chicago Casino Reports Latest Gross Gaming Revenue Numbers


Bally’s Chicago Casino Reports Latest Gross Gaming Revenue Numbers (Chicago, IL) — Bally’s Chicago Casino today announced it’s continued growth in its fourth month of operation, situated temporarily at the historic Medinah Temple in Chicago.

“Bally’s continues to build its relationship with Chicago gaming customers by offering our guests new and convenient ways to visit the property.  We’ve added free parking, new promotions, and expanded hours to meet customers’ expectations.  Our guests have responded positively. In December we saw our highest attendance and revenues to date,” said Mark Wong, Vice President and General Manager.

According to a press release, since Bally’s provisional opening in September, monthly Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) has grown from $6.8 million to $10+ million. The monthly attendance figures have also seen a continuous rise. Last month, Bally’s casino had already achieved the distinction of being the second most visited casino in the state.  December saw the number of visitors continue to grow to nearly 100,000 admissions.

  • Highest Monthly Gross Gaming Revenue- December Gross Gaming Revenue of $10M+
  • Expanded Operations to 24/7– Property was given permission to operate 24/7 on December 27, similar hours to other local casinos.
  • Continued Database Growth– Nearly 50,000 Bally Rewards Members signed up to date.
  • Added Convenience- Free or Discounted parking to all Bally Rewards Members
    • Over 8,000 customers use this benefit for the month of December.
    • New Shuttle Service and routes for both guests and Bally’s employees.
  • Community Involvement– Bally’s has supported over 30 local community service efforts, partnering with over 30 community organizations throughout the city (from Rainbow PUSH to Chicago Community Trust, to the Jessie White Foundation) and donating hundreds of thousands of dollars in 2023.

Bally’s said in their release, “These additions reflect our commitment to providing a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere for our patrons. We extend our gratitude to the more than 600 dedicated team members whose hard work has played a pivotal role in creating a guest experience that Chicago can take pride in.”

In collaboration with Bally’s community partners and the unwavering support from the local government agencies, Bally’s Chicago Casino has become a thriving attraction within reach of the Magnificent Mile, contributing to the economic and entertainment landscape of Chicago.

“We are pleased that Bally’s Chicago Casino has experienced positive revenue numbers at its temporary facility by the end of 2023. The revenue growth is a positive sign for both the casino and the city of Chicago. Economic contributions from such establishments play a crucial role in boosting the local economy, creating job opportunities, and enhancing the overall business environment,” said Mayor Brandon Johnson. “Chicago’s status as a world-class city, with its diverse attractions and entertainment options, undoubtedly contributes to businesses like Bally’s success.”

Looking ahead, Bally’s says they are excited about the prospects of their permanent location at the Tribune Publishing campus in the River West community.

Bally’s Chicago Casino Reports Latest Gross Gaming Revenue Numbers


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