June gambling revenue flat in Mississippi, Gambling911 | Poker & eGaming News | Scoop.it

Overall revenue rose less than 1 percent from June 2011, to $186.9 million, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures released Tuesday. Statewide revenue was basically flat with May, down less than $150,000.

 

In June, the 12 coastal casinos won a total of $89.9 million from gamblers, down 4.3 percent from the $94 million that they won in June 2011.

 

The 17 river casinos from Tunica to Natchez won $97 million, up 5 percent from $92 million in June of last year. That month, riverfront casinos were still recovering from the flood that led to widespread shutdowns in May 2011.