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Nevada Casinos End Fiscal Year With Winnings Up 3.2 Percent

LAS VEGAS (AP) — State regulators say gambling revenue at Nevada casinos increased 3.2 percent during the fiscal year that ended June 30.

 

Data released Tuesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board shows casinos took in more than $11.8 billion from gamblers between July 2017 and June 2018.

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Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip raked in more than half of the total statewide winnings. Their roughly $6.6 billion revenue represents a 2 percent increase compared with the previous fiscal year.

 

Casinos in downtown Las Vegas reported winnings of more than $628 million, while Reno casinos earned over $632 million.

None of the markets monitored in Nevada saw a decrease in revenue during the fiscal year.

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Casinos statewide won more than $933 million in June alone. That's up 4.2 percent compared with June 2017.