LAS VEGAS (AP) - State gambling regulators say Nevada casinos revenues were down 10% in May compared with a year earlier.
Nevada Gaming Control Board officials say Thursday that casinos brought in $885 million in May, down from $984 million a year ago.
Revenue on the Las Vegas Strip was down 18% in May at $475 million, while downtown Las Vegas was down 2% at $45 million. Laughlin had a better month, with a 20% gain in May.
Reno revenue was down 5%, while South Lake Tahoe casino winnings dived nearly 27%.
Nevada collected much less tax revenue from casinos in May. State officials say they brought in $52 million based on May winnings, which is a 24% drop from the previous year.
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