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La-licensed casinos win $192.9M in November

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Posted: Dec 11, 2012 2:57 PM
Updated: Dec 11, 2012 2:57 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Casinos, Louisiana, Win, November

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's state-licensed casinos took in $192.9 million from gamblers in November, up from October's total of nearly $185 million, and a strong improvement from the $175.3 million in November 2011.

Gamblers lost $28.5 million at the only state-licensed land casino, Harrah's in New Orleans. That was up a bit from $28.4 million in October. It was a 36 percent improvement over the $21 million the casino won in November 2011.

The state's 13 riverboat casinos took in a total of just under $132.7 million in November, up from $126 million in October and $124.6 million in November 2011.

The slot casinos at the state's four horse race tracks collected $31.7 million in November, up from $30.4 million in October and $29.7 million for November of last year.

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