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March 12, 2013
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2013 calendar adjusts January’s gaming figures

Nevada casinos reported a 12.44 percent decrease in January gaming win compared with the same month a year ago. But it wasn’t a decline in business or big winners. It was the calendar, Gaming Control Board Analyst Mike Lawton said. A year ago, New Year’s Eve fell on a Saturday. This January, New Year’s Eve was on a Monday, greatly reducing the business in the state’s resorts. A year ago, Chinese New Year was in January. This year, it is in February, so the win from that holiday hasn’t been reported yet. Total statewide win fell $129.4 million to $909.2 …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 12, 2013 08:30PM Published Mar 12, 2013 08:30PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.