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Huge Improvement In Gaming Numbers

(Las Vegas, NV) — Nevada recorded its second $1 billion gaming revenue month of 2012 during July.

Casinos statewide collected $1.005 billion from customers during July according to figures released Monday by the Gaming Control Board.

Baccarat looks to be the big winner as casinos collected nearly $190 million, a jump of 111.8 percent from a year ago. Gamblers wagered $1.2 billion on baccarat during the month, which was almost a 30 percent increase from a year ago.

On the Strip, gaming revenues jumped 27.5 percent to almost $597.5 million, compared to $468.5 million in July 2011.

Clark County casinos as a whole collected almost $867 million in gaming revenues, an increase of 21 percent. North Las Vegas casinos had the state’s largest revenue increase of any reporting period, up 36 percent. Downtown casinos gaming revenues were up 16.4 percent, while gaming revenues along the Boulder Strip increased 17 percent.

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