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June 15, 2021

State police say the 13 riverboats won us$ 154.6 million last month

Louisiana casinos have strong July rebound, up 13.9 % from June

(US).- Bolstered by a traditionally good month in the gambling business, Louisiana's state-licensed casinos in July posted a 13.9 % increase in winnings from June. Still, the July take of us$ 220.3 million was down 5.1 % from July 2008.

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tate police say the 13 riverboats won us$ 154.6 million last month, while Harrah's downtown New Orleans casino took in us$ 29.5 million. The four slot machine casinos at race tracks won us$ 36.1 million.

The casino industry nationwide has been lagging because of cutbacks in travel and the recession. July is typically boosted by the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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