Strip revenues increased by 2.8 percent in September as baccarat was the only game showing growth

Las Vegas Strip gambling revenues enjoyed a 2.8 percent bump in September on another strong month for baccarat play.

In line with the trend of the last several months, baccarat was the only game to post an increase for the casinos, which won almost 30 percent more on it than in September 2009, according to figures published by the Nevada Gaming Control Board, thanks to increased volume (up 17.2 percent) and better house luck.

The volume of play was roughly flat on a consolidated basis. Non-baccarat handle was down 1.1 percent. Slot handle was down 4.1 percent.

Slot win was down 1.8 percent. Table win was down 6.7 percent.