December 21, 2014
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Nevada gambling revenue is up more than 6 percent compared with last year after casinos brought in $856 million dollars in April.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board says Tuesday that Las Vegas Strip revenue was up about 7 percent, at $459 million. Downtown won
$49 million and jumped 25 percent compared with the same time last
Washoe County didn't have the same luck as southern Nevada. 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 say they collected $49 million in taxes based on April gambling. That's a 14 percent jump from last April.
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