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Gaming Revenues Decline In November

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(Carson City, NV) — Nevada casinos took in less money in November compared to the same month in 2011.

Statewide, gambling revenue was down 11.1%, as casinos report earnings of $782.6 million, according to the Gaming Control Board.

Clark County casinos were down by 13%, with the Boulder Strip and North Las Vegas gaming revenues declining 26% and 24% respectively.

The Las Vegas Strip was down 12.8%.

Despite the November nosedive, Nevada casino’s gaming revenues for the year remain in positive territory, up 1.5%.

Gaming taxes collected by the state in December, based on November gaming revenues, were $45.7 million, a decline of 20.2% over the same time period a year ago.

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