State’s casinos see decline in winnings
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s 30 state-licensed casinos saw a $14-million drop in winnings from gamblers between May and June, according to figures released Monday by the Department of Revenue.
Players left behind $189.6 million in June, down from $203.2 million in May. The figure was up from June 2009, when Mississippi’s casinos won $189.2 million.
Along the Coast, 11 casinos took in $87.2 million last month, down from $95.2 million in May. In June 2009, the coast casinos took in $84.2 million.
The 19 casinos along the Mississippi River, including Tunica, Vicksburg, Greenville, Lula and Natchez, won $102.3 million last month, down from $107.8 million in May, and trailed June 2009 when the casinos won $105 million.
To sign up for Mississippi Business Daily Updates, click here.
Top Posts & Pages
- Host families prepare for Mississippi Braves’ season
- Ridgeland property rights tussle is expected to have wide impact
- JOSH MABUS — Mississippi’s Healthcare: Not a quality problem, a marketing problem
- HUNTER ARNOLD: Mississippi, Gulf Coast states focus on global business markets
- Mississippi takes an incentives licking, keeps on ticking
- Investors in Northbrook complex say Ridgeland targeting its own collateral for demolition
- AWAITING ITS FATE: Gables complex may have to shrink to meet law
- PHIL HARDWICK: When will Mississippi change its culture?
- Mississippi furniture makers on rebound with more exports