Virus Outbreak Nevada

Gates block an entrance to Caesars Palace hotel and casino along the Las Vegas Strip devoid of the usual crowds during the coronavirus pandemic, Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- With Nevada casinos ordered to close to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, Nevada's gaming revenue plummeted in April over 99%.

According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, Nevada's gaming industry saw a $3,646,658 gaming win for April 2020, a 99.6% decrease from April 2019. A year ago, the gaming win for April 2019 was $936,465,930.

For the fiscal year so far, Nevada gaming revenue has decreased 11.4%.

Nevada casinos were ordered to close in mid-March by Gov. Steve Sisolak due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Check your numbers Elaine. It appears you missed some digits.

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