January 10, 2013 : TOUGH NOVEMBER FOR NEVADA LAND CASINOS
Total gambling revenue falls 11.1 percent
Official statistics from the Nevada Gaming Control Board released Thursday show that land casinos in the Silver State experienced a tough November, with total gambling revenue falling 11.1 percent to $782.6 million in the month.
Clark County casinos also struggled, winning $671 million from gamblers in November, a drop of nearly 13 percent from $771 million the year before.
On the Las Vegas Strip, which accounts for more than half the total, revenue fell almost 13 percent to $431.9 million. Strip table win was off 16 percent while the take from slot machines dropped 10.3 percent.
For the fiscal year that started July 1, 2012, Nevada casinos have won $4.5 billion. That represents a slight increase of 1.5 percent from 2011.