Nevada Gambling Revenues Rose 6.2 Percent In April

NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUES ROSE 6.2 PERCENT IN APRIL

12th June, 2012 at 14:26:41
Source: http://www.azonlinecasinos.com

Revenue from slot machines and baccarat up on The Strip

The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Tuesday that April gambling revenue in the state rose 6.2% to $855.7 million.

On the Las Vegas Strip, which accounts for more than half the total, revenues increased 7.5% to $459.4 million, with slot machine and baccarat action the best performers in another welcome sign of recovery.

Downtown won $49 million and jumped 25% compared with the same time last year.

Reno casinos brought in $38 million in April, down about 19 percent. The county overall saw revenue drop 15 percent.

South Lake Tahoe pulled in nearly $14 million, down about 4 percent.

State officials collected $49 million in taxes based on April gambling - up 14% from April 2011.

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