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Detroit Casino Revenue Down in April from a Year Ago

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Three city casinos report paying $14.4 million in monthly taxes, other agreements to Detroit.

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Detroit’s three casinos’ combined April revenue of $121 million was down from the same month a year ago, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

The three casinos also reported paying $14.4 million in wagering taxes and development agreement payments to the city of Detroit and $9.8 million in gaming taxes to the state of Michigan.

The Michigan Gaming Control Board says MGM ‘s market share in April was 41 percent followed by Motor City with 35 percent and Greektown with 24 percent.

 


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