Online gaming grew in the month of April for the U.S. commercial casino industry.
Gambling markets in 23 states of the country generated combined gaming win of approximately $3.48 billion during April, according to data assimilated by the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Center for Gaming Research.
The performance was just one percent better than that in April 2016.
The state of Maryland had the largest year-over-year gain on April gaming win of $135.7 million. New Mexico had the toughest month, with revenue dropping by 7.4 percent to $20.2 million. Nevada made $886.5 million, nearly a quarter of the nationwide total. Gaming win there mushroomed 1.2 percent year-over-year, mainly owing to slot machine play.
The industry saw a seven percent gain in March. About $3.38 billion was bagged in January, a surge of 3.5 percent year-over-year, and $3.39 billion was gained in February, falling two percent year-over-year.
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