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, …