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May 16, 2013
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Tahoe casinos take big hit in March

Driven by a $74.8 million increase in baccarat take, statewide gaming win increased by 7 percent in March to $914.78 million. Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton said that without baccarat, almost entirely on the Las Vegas Strip, total win would have increased just one-third of 1 percent compared with March 2012. The “win” is what was left in casino coffers after gamblers wagered $12.1 billion. A breakdown indicates $9.5 billion was plunked into slot and video machines, while $2.6 billion was bet on card and table games. The statewide gain translates to a $60.2 million increase in total win. …

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