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Gaming win falls a bit in August

Gaming win dipped slightly in August but more because of what happened in 2011 than anything to do with the current economy.

According to Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton, July 2011 finished on a weekend so more than $43 million in revenue from that month was actually reported in August.

That issue made this past August look like total win dropped 3.1 percent.

Lawton said when July-August of this year is compared with July-August of 2011, the gaming numbers were flat, neither up nor down.

Total win in August was $859.24 million. In all, because of that calendar issue, …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Oct 11, 2012 03:03AM Published Oct 11, 2012 03:02AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.