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Nevada Gambling Revenue Up 1.4% From May 2012

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The state Gaming Control Board reports Nevada casinos won $897.3 million in May, posting a 1.37% increase from the same month a year ago.

The May winnings pushed the fiscal year-to-date total to more than $10 billion, 2.4% more than last year.

Taxes collected on the May win totaled $57.5 million, an increase of 10.9%.

The Las Vegas Strip posted a 6.4% monthly gain over May a year ago and is now 5% ahead of 2012.

Casino winnings in Reno jumped 9.8%.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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