Nevada gaming revenue climbs in May
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has confirmed that gaming revenue in the US state increased by 3.5% year-on-year in May.
Non-restricted casinos in Nevada generated a collective of $991.6m (€800.7m) in gaming revenue last month, compared to $957.9m in May 2016.
Slot machines remain the main source of income collecting $647.2m in revenue, while table games contributed $344.4m to the overall figure for the month.
Revenue on the Las Vegas Strip climbed by almost 3% year-on-year, while the Downtown area of the city reported an increase of 9.5%.
The state was able to collect over $52.3m in percentage fees based on the taxable revenues generated in May, which represents an increase of 2.6% on the amount recorded in the corresponding month last year.
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