Internet Gambling on the Rise But Casino Revenues Dip in Atlantic City

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -

Temperatures weren't the only things that were down in the month of January.

Figures released on Wednesday, February 14th, by the State Division of Gaming Enforcement, show Atlantic City's casino gambling revenue was down by nearly 10-percent when compared to January 2017

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The city's seven casinos brought in an estimated $184 million in January from gamblers, with the Golden Nugget leading the way as the only casino to see a slight increase from last year.

However, internet gambling in the city continues to thrive bringing in nearly $22 million, which is a 16.7-percent increase.

The Golden Nugget also earned the most in the city for internet gaming, earning nearly $7.3 million.

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