Casino revenue takes a dip on Coast in June

July 20, 2015
By Mary Perez at Sun Herald

For the first time this year, monthly gross casino revenue in South Mississippi was lower than last year.

Coast casinos won $95.5 million in June, which is 3 percent below June 2014. It's the second best June for Coast casinos since 2008.

After five months of increasing revenues, the 11 Coast casinos are still on a roll for the first half of the year. Revenue for the first half of the year is $579.6 million compared to $542.6 million in the first two quarters of 2014, an increase of $37 million.

The report from the Mississippi Department of Revenue shows:

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