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Nevada sees gaming win increase in May

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Nevada casinos won about $12 million more this past May than in the same month in 2012 with Clark County gaming revenue holding steady.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday a statewide May 2013 gaming win of $897,232,001, which equated to a 1.37 percent increase from the year before.

Clark County casinos could only register an increase of under 1 percent in May. Of all the casinos in the county, the Las Vegas Strip was the only area that registered a significant increase in gaming win, which was a 6.39 percent jump.

The NGCB also reported an increase in the taxable gaming revenue collected from May. About $5.6 million more in taxable revenue were collected in May than in the same month in 2012.

The total taxable revenue collected was reported at $57,453,708.

You can view the full gaming numbers for May 2013 at gaming.nv.gov.

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