Detroit Casino Monthly Revenue Up from a Year Ago [CHARTS]

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MotorCity, Greektown casinos gain revenue in May while MGM drops slightly.

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Detroit’s three casinos’ combined May revenue of $120 million was up from the same month a year, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

The three casinos also reported paying $14.3 million in wagering taxes and development agreement payments to the city of Detroit and $9.7 million in gaming taxes to the state of Michigan.

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

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

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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