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Casinos See 39 Percent Plunge In Gaming Win

The gaming win numbers show what most people expected a massive decrease compared to the same time last year.

The Gaming Control Board released numbers Wednesday that showed casinos in Nevada reported a 39.6% drop in winnings from gamblers. The casinos won $618.1 million from gamblers, compared with more than $1 billion in March of 2019.

The Las Vegas Strip saw an even bigger dip. Casinos there report a 45.7 percent drop in winnings. 

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An order by Gov. Steve Sisolak to help stop the spread of the coronavirus closed the casinos on March 18. There is no exact date for when the casinos will be allowed to reopen.