Louisiana Casino Revenue Down 2.6 Percent

BATON ROUGE (AP) — Louisiana's 15 riverboats, four racetrack slots casinos and Harrah's New Orleans brought in $202.7 million in June, a 2.6 percent decrease from June 2015's $208.2 million.

         The 13,160 video poker machines across the state brought in $45.4 million. That was a 2.9 percent decrease from June 2015, when 14,171 machines at truck stops, bars, restaurants and off-track betting parlors brought in nearly $46.8 million.

         Winnings in Baton Rouge's riverboat casino market jumped 2.3 percent in June, making it the only gambling market in the state to post a year-to-year gain.



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