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.
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.