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November 23, 2017 | Edition Nº3368

3.8% fall compared to last year

Detroit casino revenue drops in August

Detroit casino revenue drops in August
A report published by the Gaming Control Board shows that the state three casinos combined earned USD 111.5M in revenue during last month.
United States | 09/13/2017

A report published by the Gaming Control Board shows that the state three casinos combined earned USD 111.5M in revenue during last month.

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otorCity Casino was the only casino to record an uptick in August 2017. Its revenue for the month totaled $38.4 million, a 1.5 percent increase from August 2016.

Meanwhile, MGM's revenue fell 6.7 percent to $47.9 million and Greektown's revenue slid 5.7 percent to $25.2 million. 

Their revenues for the month are also down 6.3 percent from those in July, it said.

Despite the drop, the casinos' year-to-date aggregate revenue for the first eight months of 2017 are up 1.1 percent compared with the same period last year.

The state received $9 million in taxes from the casinos for the month, down about 4 percent from August 2016.

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