NV Gambling Revenue Down 12.5% in January

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was down 12.5 percent in January, while state collections went up that month.

An increase in the gaming industry.

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - State officials say Nevada gambling revenue was down 12.5 percent in January, while state collections went up that month.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports casinos brought in $909 million in January.

The $507 million in winnings on the Las Vegas Strip were down nearly 19 percent in January, while downtown Las Vegas revenues of about $45 million were down 5 percent.

Casinos in Washoe County won nearly $53 million, which is down 2 percent from the same month a year ago.

The state collected $68 million in taxes based on the January revenue, which is up more than 18 percent year-over-year.


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