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Detroit Casino Revenue Up in January from a Year Ago

Detroit’s three casinos’ combined January revenue of $112 million was up from the same month a year, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

The three casinos also reported paying $13.3 million in wagering taxes and development agreement payments to the city of Detroit and $9.1 million in gaming taxes to the state of Michigan.

The Michigan Gaming Control Board says MGM’s market share in January was 42 percent followed by MotorCity with 34 percent and Greektown with 24 percent.

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This post is a part of Detroit by the Numbers.

WDET is putting Detroit’s urban — and suburban — data myths to the test, separating fact from fiction.  

Detroit by the Numbers is produced by WDET 101.9 FM and is powered by the Detroit Journalism Cooperative. Support for this project comes from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Renaissance Journalism’s Michigan Reporting Initiative and the Ford Foundation.

  

 

 

About the Author

Sandra Svoboda

Special Assignments Manager/Bankruptcy Reporter

Recovering Bankruptcy Reporter/Blogger looking forward to chronicling regional revitalization on-air, digitally and through community engagement.

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Melissa Mason

Research Associate

UM-Dearborn Political Science student. Thought interning at WDET would be interesting. Does data for “Detroit By The Numbers” and assists with “Detroit Today.”

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