Thursday, May 10,2012 : ATLANTIC CITY REVENUES DOWN BY 10 PERCENT IN APRIL
Land casinos digest another poor month
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released April's numbers for Atlantic City Thursday, reporting that land casinos as a whole took in $260.6 million, a 10 percent decline from a year ago.
Slot machine revenue fell 9.2 percent, to $189.5 million, while table game revenue decreased by 12.1 percent, to $ 71.1 million.
The Tropicana Casino and Resort bucked the trend, tripling its winnings from last April. Overall, the casino's revenues were up nearly 39 percent, to $26.7 million.
The only other casino to post a revenue increase was the Golden Nugget, whose $11 million winnings were up 1 percent from a year ago.
Biggest loser for the month was decline was The Atlantic Club, which took in $8.3 million in April, down more than 41 percent from the $14.1 million it won last year when it was known as the Atlantic City Hilton.