Detroit casinos see 4.1% drop in revenues

May 8, 2009 9:24 PM
Staff & Wire Reports |

Revenue at Detroit's three state-licensed casinos was down 4.1% in April from a year earlier.

The Michigan Gaming Control Board reported Thursday that total adjusted gross receipts in April from MotorCity Casino, MGM Grand Detroit and Greektown Casino were $111.4 million, down from $116.1 million in April 2008.

Revenue fell by nearly 5.6% at the MGM Grand and by just over 5.3% at MotorCity. Revenue at Greektown was nearly flat, up almost 0.1%.

Total revenue was down 7.2% in April from March.

Gaming taxes collected from the casinos last month totaled almost $10.2 million, up from more than $9.2 million a year before.

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