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Mississippi casino revenues rise in December and all of 2016



JACKSON, MS (AP) - Mississippi casinos ended 2016 on a high note, with revenue rising in both December and the year.

State Revenue Department figures show gamblers lost $171 million in December, up 2 percent from $167 million in the same month in 2015.

Revenue rose 1 percent in 2016 to $2.12 billion. That's the second yearly increase after seven declines, but statewide collections remain far below their 2007 peak of $2.89 billion.



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1/23/17

Posted January 24, 2017 - 12:13 pm

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