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NEVADA CASINOS THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF GAINS
08th February, 2013 at 13:46:09
State coffers bulging with tax share
According to figures released by Nevada Gambling Commission, Nevada Casinos have seen a 1.5% increase over 2011 in take from gamblers amounting to $10.8 billion.
December was a particularly strong month recording a total win of around $943 million, up 10.2% compared to the same period last year, of which $39 million went into the State coffers as tax.
Prior to the recession while at its peak, Nevada Casinos took $12.8 Billion in 2007 which was followed by two years of decline in 2008 and 2009.
State Taxes represent around a 23.5% increase over the previous year.
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