Atlantic City Casino Revenue DropsLast Edited:
Atlantic City's casinos won just a little bit less from gamblers this August than they did last year.
Figures released on Wednesday, September 13th, by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the seven A.C. casinos won $244.8 million in August, a decline of .4 percent compared with August 2016.
When the now-closed Trump Taj Mahal is excluded, Atlantic City's casino revenue is up by 5.5 percent from a year ago.
The Trump Taj Mahal shut down last October.
Internet gambling also continued its year-ver-year increase, up 32.4 percent compared with last year.
Five of the seven casinos in the resort town showed increases in August, led by Tropicana.
SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source that is dedicated to providing current stories related specifically to South Jersey.
Do you have community news or events? Email email@example.com, text SNJNews to 313131, or call 856.825.NEWS (6397).