Detroit Casino Revenue Up in January from a Year Ago [CHARTS]

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Three city casinos report paying $13.3 million in monthly taxes, other agreements to Detroit.

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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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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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