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Louisiana casino revenue down 2.6 percent

10 months 4 days 11 hours ago July 22, 2016 Jul 22, 2016 Friday, July 22 2016 July 22, 2016 10:08 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: ApNewsNow

BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's 15 riverboats, four racetrack slots casinos and Harrah's New Orleans brought in $202.7 million in June, a 2.6 percent decrease from June 2015's $208.2 million.

The 13,160 video poker machines across the state brought in $45.4 million. That was a 2.9 percent decrease from June 2015, when 14,171 machines at truck stops, bars, restaurants and off-track betting parlors brought in nearly $46.8 million.

Winnings in Baton Rouge's riverboat casino market jumped 2.3 percent in June, making it the only gambling market in the state to post a year-to-year gain.

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