Detroit Evening Report: Detroit casinos continued to see revenues decline in November

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Detroit’s casinos brought in just under $102 million in revenue last month, slightly down from October, continuing a five-month decline.

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That’s according to figures released Tuesday by the Michigan Gaming Control Board. The agency says table games and slots generated $99.9 million. Retail sports betting brought in $1.9 million, down 11.1% compared to October.

Detroit Retail Casinos July-Nov. 2022 Revenue (table games and slots only)

  • July: $105,942,852
  • August: $104,481,457
  • September: $100,818,011
  • October: $100,722,864
  • November: $99,924,009

Detroit’s three casinos — MotorCity, MGM and Hollywood Casino at Greektown — paid nearly $12.5 million in taxes to the city in November.

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  • Jerome Vaughn
    Jerome Vaughn is News Director at 101.9 WDET. His interest in news reporting began when he was five years old, after his mom bought him a yellow Panasonic ball and chain radio.