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Nevada Gambling Revenue Up 7.6% in March

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Nevada casinos won $982 million from gamblers in March, an increase of 7.6% from the same month a year ago.
 
A report Tuesday from the state Gaming Control Board shows gambling revenue on the Las Vegas Strip totaled nearly $561 million, up nearly 11%. Casinos in downtown Las Vegas took in $51.2 million, posting a 12% jump.
 
The casino win was mostly down in northern Nevada, with South Lake Tahoe being the exception. Clubs on the scenic lake report nearly $15 million in gambling revenue in March, a 32% increase over the same month in 2013.
 
Gambling revenue in Reno and Washoe County fell nearly 11%.
 
Taxes collected on the statewide revenue amounted to $84 million, up 7.4%.  (AP)
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