he Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday that casino "gaming win" statewide was $1.02 billion last month. The figure was relatively unchanged compared with the same month a year ago.
Las Vegas Strip casinos accounted for more than half the total, although house winnings there decreased by almost 4% in the year-to-year comparison, to about $552 million, 3 News Las Vegas reports.
Several other parts of Clark County and the South Lake Tahoe area each reported increases of 8% or more.
Casinos in Elko County posted the greatest percentage gain and the only double-digit gain in the state.
Wendover casinos won $20.5 million, up from $18.6 million in March 2018, an increase of 10.4 percent. Casinos in other parts of Elko County, including the city of Elko, won $9.4 million, an increase of 11.1 percent over last March’s $8.4 million.