Atlantic City Has Weak January

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Atlantic City has released its revenue numbers for the month of February, showing that hard times continue to hit the downtrodden gambling market in the New Jersey Coastal town.

Key financial indicators for the month of February were:

  • Gambling revenues down 5.9% year over year to $242.7 million.

  • Slot winnings down 4% to $176.2 million

  • Table game revenues down 10% to $66.5 million.

Casino highlights and lowlights for the month were:

  • The Tropicana Casino posted higher slot revenue for the month, but Blackjack Ace Don Johnson won $2 million from the casino.

  • Golden Nugget Casino was up 18% for the month and had combined game winnings of $10.9 million.

  • Eight of the eleven Atlantic City casinos had revenue declines in Febrary.

  • The new Atlantic Club Casino Hotel was down almost 29%.