National News

Sep 21, 2011 9:31 AM by Lauren Wilson & AP

Miss. gaming winnings off in August

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi's state-licensed casinos saw revenues drop in August, traditionally a big month for gaming venues.
The 19 riverside casinos took in $94 million from players last month, down $17 million from July. The Mississippi River casinos saw a $6.5 million drop from August 2010.
The state Department of Revenue also reported that 11 Gulf Coast casinos earned $90.9 million, down $8.5 million in July and off $10 million from August 2010, when winnings were $101 million.
Overall, state gross casino revenue was $185.1 million. Revenue in July was 210.6 million. Last year revenue was $201.7 million in August.
The Mississippi figures do not include Indian reservation casinos, which are not required to report their winnings to the public.

»Comments

»Topics in this article

More News

Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Most Popular