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Nevada Casino Win Down 1 Percent; July Revenue A Mixed Bag

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada regulators say the state's casinos kept nearly $923 million of what was gambled in July for a 1 percent decrease from the same month last year.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported a mixed bag of results on Friday. Gambling revenue on the Las Vegas Strip was down 2 percent to $525 million in July.

Reno casinos brought in $51 million last month for a 6 percent increase. South Lake Tahoe casino revenue fell 7 percent to $23 million in July.

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The agency says the state collected $57 million in taxes on the gambling revenue, which was up 7 percent compared with the same time last year.