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US Commercial Casinos Won $43.6 billion In 2019, Up 3.7%

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Commercial casinos in the U.S. won $43.6 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of nearly 4% from the previous year.

The American Gaming Association, the casino industry's national trade group, says commercial casino revenue has risen for five straight years. The numbers do not include tribal casinos, which report revenue on a different schedule.

Last fall, tribal casinos reported revenue of $33.7 billion in fiscal year 2018, up 4.1% from a year earlier. The commercial casinos were aided in part by a continuing expansion of sports betting, with more than $13 billion wagered legally last year.