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December 3, 2013
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Football betting boosts area’s casino winnings

Statewide gaming win decreased nearly 2.6 percent in October as casinos raked in $954.3 million. But several of the state’s small markets, including the Carson Valley Area, benefited significantly from the highest football betting volume ever, a total of $342.7 million, and total statewide casino winnings of $30.3 million for that sport. The Carson Valley reporting area, which includes both the capital and the valley portions of Douglas County, finished the month 1.35 percent up at just over $8 million — a gain of $108,000. Sports win was up $227,000, more than offsetting a $140,000 loss on the craps tables …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Dec 3, 2013 06:27PM Published Dec 3, 2013 06:27PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.