Stateline casinos up 6 percent for December
Stateline casinos posted a 6 percent gain during December, according to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
The Lake Tahoe casinos, which are the main source of Douglas County’s gaming tax revenue, reported a win of $13.34 million, up from December 2010, which saw $12.58 million.
The Carson Valley area, which includes all of Douglas County outside of the Lake Tahoe Basin and Carson City, saw a 4.92 percent increase to $8.23 million for the month. The same area had a $7.84 million increase in December 2010.
In the first six months of the fiscal year, Stateline remains 6.63 percent ahead of the same time in 2010-11.
The Carson Valley Area is running 1.5 percent behind the win for the first six months of the fiscal year.
Statewide, December saw a 2.05 percent increase over the same month in 2010. The overall gaming win for the first six months is running 1.24 percent ahead of last year.
They are well short of December 2008’s win of $17.26 million.