State’s casinos finally see an increase in revenue over 2012
Published: June 21,2013
Revenue was up 3 percent statewide to $192.7 million in May, according to the report from the Mississippi Department of Revenue.
South Mississippi’s 12 casinos won $95.1 million in May, up more than $4 million from May of 2012.
Statewide, revenue totaled $176.2 million in April of this year.
The 18 Mississippi River casinos reported revenue of $97.6 million in May, up $7.1 million from April. In May 2012, revenues were $96 million.
State revenue for the first five months is $933.7 million, down from $984.1 million this time last year.
The numbers exclude Choctaw Indian casinos, which aren’t required to report winnings to the state.
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