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State’s casinos took in less winnings in July compared to 2011

AROUND MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s Gulf Coast casinos won more money from gamblers in July than in any month since August 2008. But the state’s river region casinos continued to lag their historical performance, meaning casinos statewide won less money than in July 2011. Overall revenue fell 3.3 percent from July 2011, to $203.6 million, according […] [...]

Revenues were flat at state’s casinos in June

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s casino revenues were basically flat in June, as a recovery at gambling halls along the Mississippi River barely made up for losses on the Gulf Coast. Overall revenue rose less than 1 percent from June 2011, to $186.9 million, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures. Statewide revenue was basically flat […] [...]

State’s casinos record drop in revenue in May

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Revenue for Mississippi casinos dropped about $2 million in May from April. The Mississippi Department of Revenue released figures that show casinos took in $185.3 million may compared to $187 million in April. And the figures showed casino revenue was 26 percent higher in May than a year ago, when river casinos […] [...]

Coast casinos up, riverboats down in April

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Revenue for Mississippi Coast casinos was up in April, but the take at river casinos dropped, depressing the overall revenue at the state’s gambling halls. The state’s casinos won 1.2 percent less money, with revenues falling to $187 million last month from $189.3 million in April 2011. Casinos in the Gulf Coast […] [...]

State’s casinos brought in more winnings in February

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — February winnings for Mississippi’s casinos rose 2.6 percent from a year ago, only the second time in the last year that revenues have improved at the state’s 30 gambling halls. The month was aided by the leap year’s extra day, as well as Mardi Gras occurring in the month. In 2011, Mardi […] [...]

Casinos won more money from gamblers in December

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi casinos won more money from gamblers in December, the only month in 2011 that gaming revenues were higher than in 2010. For the year, gamblers lost $2.24 billion in the state’s casinos, down 6.3 percent from 2010 and the lowest amount since 1998. The take at Gulf Coast casinos dropped only […] [...]

Coast casinos raked in more winnings in October

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — The 11 Coast casinos won $88.2 million in October, up from $88.1 million in October 2010. The Sun Herald reports this is the sixth month this year gross casino revenue in South Mississippi topped 2010 levels, according to the report released yesterday by the Mississippi Department of Revenue. Winnings to date […] [...]

Flood swamps winnings at riverboat casinos

WEST MISSISSIPPI — Flooding along the Mississippi River took a chunk out of Mississippi’s state-licensed casino winnings in May as well as state and local government tax coffers. High water caused lengthy closures for most of the 19 riverfront casinos. As a result, those casinos won only $41 million last month, compared with $107.8 million […] [...]

Coast casinos up, river boats down

by Published: May 19,2010

Tags: casinos, gambling, gaming, hospitality, tourism, winnings

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Mississippi’s 30 state-licensed casinos saw a drop in winnings from gamblers last month, although casinos on the Gulf Coast posted a slight increase in perhaps a sign that tight financial times for the business are starting to loosen a bit. Players lost $199.1 million in April, a 2.9 percent decrease from $205.1 […] [...]

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