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Nevada Casino Winnings Up 7.4% in September

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Nevada gambling revenues are up 7.4% in September compared with a year earlier.
 
Officials from the Nevada Gaming Control Board say Thursday that the state's casinos brought in $959 million last month.
 
Las Vegas Strip winnings of $563 million were up 13.4% from the same month last year, while downtown Las Vegas revenues of $45 million were up 2%.
 
Reno casinos saw their winnings drop 2.3% to $48 million. South Lake Tahoe saw revenue jump 23.2% to $22 million in September.
 
The state collected $62.9 million in taxes based on September gambling winnings. That's an 11.5% drop from the same month last year.  (AP)

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