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Nevada casino revenue posts October decline


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September 03, 2010 11:45 AM by GT Staff

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Nevada’s statewide gaming win for October slipped 2.85 percent to $887.58 million compared to the same year earlier period when the non-restricted licensees won $913.64 million.

Nowhere is the competition among regional casinos in the U.S. more apparent than in Southern California where Penn National Gaming (PENN) is continuing its westward push with a San Diego resort that is due to open next summer.

​Business at Plainridge Park Casino slows dramatically whenever the New England Patriots are playing at home. Whether that’s a consequence of Massachusetts’ sole casino not having access to the legal sports betting is hard to say.

The increasing number of regional casinos across the U.S. has produced some heated campaigns from Ohio to Louisiana and down into Florida where the Seminole tribe and the state are now in federal court.

More than 1,000 Macau casino jobs will be lost if the government goes through with a proposed plan to eliminate smoking in casinos.

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