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June 13, 2012
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April gaming win up 6.2 percent statewide

Nevada casinos raked in $49.6 million more in April than in the same month of 2011 - a 6.2 percent increase.

The increase was primarily due to strengthening play in Southern Nevada's major tourist markets. Total gaming revenue for the state was $855.7 million, putting the statewide total up 2.5 percent for the 10 months of this fiscal year - $8.98 billion.

With one less Friday and one less Saturday in the month than last year, local markets - including Carson City - didn't fare as well.

The Carson Valley area, which includes valley portions of Douglas County, suffered a …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 13, 2012 04:07AM Published Jun 13, 2012 04:07AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.