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Stateline casinos up 6 percent for December

Staff Reports

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.

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They are well short of December 2008’s win of $17.26 million.