Stateline casinos post 44 percent increase for June |

Stateline casinos post 44 percent increase for June

Staff Reports

Gaming numbers for the casinos in Stateline posted the highest percentage increase in Nevada during June.

According to numbers released today, Stateline saw a 44-percent increase over June 2014, raking in $17.6 million.

June 2014 saw the casinos bring in $12.2 million during the month. At least two casinos were under renovation last year.

June was also the last month of the fiscal year, with Stateline posting a 5.66 percent increase, also the largest in the state.

The Carson Valley area, which includes East Fork Township and Carson City posted a 4.01-perent increase over June 2013 with a $8.2 million win. That puts the area up 2.8 percent up for the year at $99.5 million.

Both areas combined are only a fraction of the $11 billion Nevada casinos took between July 1, 2014, and June 30.

More than half, $6.3 billion, was won in the Las Vegas Strip alone. All of Washoe County took in $765 million. Stateline casinos brought in $262 million during the year.