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Stateline casinos back in black

Stateline casinos were back in the black in April, according to figures released today by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.

The main source of Douglas County’s gaming revenue posted a 14.48 percent increase compared to the same month last year, with the casinos raking in $15.7 million.

Last year’s win was $13.7 million during the same month.

So far, Stateline is running 4.63 percent ahead of the 2012-13 fiscal year with $184.35 million.

The Carson Valley area, which includes all Douglas casinos outside of the Lake Tahoe Basin, and those in Carson City, were down 2.66 percent for the month with $7.88 million in April. They are also running behind for the year by 2.81 percent.

The fiscal year for the state ends June 30, but it will be August before figures will be released for the year.

Statewide, gaming revenues were essentially flat with a -.16 percent change from April 2012. During the month Nevada casinos took in $854.2 million. So far for the year, they’ve collected $9.21 billion, up 2.44 percent from 2011-12.