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State Gambling Revenues Down 3% in January

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State officials say Nevada gambling revenue dropped almost 3% in January compared with the same time a year ago.
 
The Nevada Gaming Control Board released a report Friday on the $884 million in revenue that rolled in last month.
 
Las Vegas Strip winnings of just under half a billion dollars were down a little more than 1% last month. Downtown Las Vegas winnings of $43 million were down 3%.
 
Reno casinos brought in $38 million in January, which was up 1% year-over year. South Lake Tahoe revenues of $15 million were down 12%.
 
The state collected $69 million in taxes on the January winnings, which marked a 2% increase from the same time last year.

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