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Gaming Regulation

Current Regulation Data

Licenses Issued and Active in Nevada, 2020 | Licenses in Force

Clark South
Lake
Tahoe
Elko Carson
Valley
Washoe All
Others
TOTAL
Restricted [1] 1,413 6 36 71 301 149 1,976
Non-Restricted Games & Slots [2] 223 7 38 30 66 95 459
Manufacturers 120 1 10 5 20 25 181
Distributors 133 1 10 6 21 25 196
Slot Route Operators [3] 33 0 2 2 8 5 50
Wire Services 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Information Services 5 0 0 0 1 0 6
Mobile Gaming 3 0 0 0 1 0 4
OILS [4] 5 0 0 0 1 1 7
Interactive Gaming Operator 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Interactive Gaming Manufacturer 3 0 0 0 1 0 4
Interactive Gaming Service Provider 7 0 1 0 2 2 12
Service Providers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pari-Mutuel Systems Operators 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Total 1,951 15 97 114 422 302 2,901
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Source: Gaming Control Board. Notes: [1] "Restricted license" or "restricted operation" means a state gaming license for, or an operation consisting of, not more than 15 slot machines and no other game or gaming device at an establishment in which the operation of slot machines is incidental to the primary business of the establishment. NRS 463.0189. [2] "Non-restricted license" or "non-restricted operation" means: 1. A state gaming license for, or an operation consisting of, 16 or more slot machines; 2. A license for, or operation of, any number of slot machines together with any other game, gaming device, race book or sports pool at one establishment; 3. A license for, or the operation of, a slot machine route; or 4. A license for, or the operation of, an inter-casino linked system. NRS 463.0177. [3] "Slot Route Operator" means a person who, under any agreement whereby consideration is paid or payable for the right to place slot machines, engages in the business of placing and operating slot machines upon the business premises of others at three or more locations. NRS 463.018. [4] "Operators of Inter-Casino Linked Systems".

All establishments where gaming is conducted and gaming devices are operated, as well as all manufacturers, sellers and distributors of gaming devices, are required by Nevada state law to obtain a gaming license. As of fiscal year 2020, there were 2,901 active licenses issued in Nevada.