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April a profitable month for coast casinos

Last month saw an uptick for Mississippi’s gaming industry. (Photo source: WLOX) Last month saw an uptick for Mississippi’s gaming industry. (Photo source: WLOX)
SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -

Last month saw an uptick for Mississippi’s gaming industry.  As we enter the summer tourism season, coast casinos are on a bit of a roll. 

The monthly revenue report for April just came out, and it shows the coast casinos had another strong month. 

They grossed almost $98 million. That’s more than three percentage points higher than they raked in last April, when the revenue totals were around $94 million. 

For the year, the casinos are $20 million ahead of where they were at this point in 2015.

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