Mississippi casino revenues tumble in January

JACKSON, MS (AP) – Mississippi casinos stumbled in 2017’s first month, winning almost seven percent less from gamblers. State Revenue Department figures show gamblers statewide lost $166 million in January, compared to $178 million in the same month in 2016.

The 12 coastal casinos posted revenue of $99 million, down from $101 million in January 2016. Revenue on the Gulf Coast has been generally rising since mid-2014.