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August 9, 2012
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Gaming numbers come in higher for June, year

Stateline gaming numbers shot up 17.17 percent in June, up more than $2.4 million over the same month in 2011.

That put the chief source of Douglas County's gaming revenue at $206.1 million for the fiscal year, which ended June 30, an increase of 1.91 percent for the year.

According to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board on Thursday, Stateline casinos raked in $16.55 million during the month, up from $14.1 million.

The Carson Valley area, which includes Douglas County outside of the Lake Tahoe Basin, and Carson City, posted a 1.14 percent increase compared to June 2011. However, the area was down 2 percent for the fiscal year, bringing in $99.38 million compared to $101.4 million last year.

Nevada casinos saw a 6 percent decrease for the month, but a .66 percent increase in gaming revenue. Statewide, casinos brought in $10.7 billion compared to $10.6 billion in the previous fiscal year.

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 10, 2012 10:51AM Published Aug 9, 2012 08:55PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.