Detroit Casino Revenue Up Slightly in July from a Year Ago

Detroit’s three casinos’ combined July revenue of $119 million was slightly up from the same month a year ago, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board.

The three casinos also reported paying $14.2 million in wagering taxes and development agreement payments to the city of Detroit and $9.6 million in gaming taxes to the state of Michigan.

The Michigan Gaming Control Board says MGM ‘s market share in July was 43 percent followed by MotorCity with 34 percent and Greektown with 23 percent.

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