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State's casinos took in more winnings in October

Casino_rouletter_wheel-RGBACROSS MISSISSIPPI — A strong performance by Mississippi’s Gulf Coast casinos boosted gambling revenue to $167 million in October.

The figure bested the $165.5 million lost by gamblers in October 2013.

The 11 casinos in South Mississippi showed 9 percent jump in revenue — despite the closing of the Margaritaville Casino in Biloxi. Mississippi Department of Revenue figures showed the coast casinos took in $90.9 million, up more than $7 million from October 2013.

The Mississippi River casinos reported revenue of $76 million, down $6 million from October 2013.

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