Atlantic City Has Rough Month Of January

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Gaming destinations in Atlantic City, New Jersey had a rough month of January, taking in less money compared to the same period in 2012.

Gross Gaming Revenues brought in by the 12 casinos was down by 13.2% compared to January of 2012.

Atlantic City has had a rough six years as revenues have fallen significantly over the period, and the numbers from January show that a seventh year of revenue drops could be in store.

For the month Atlantic City casinos won $205.6 million from punters. Slot games brought in $138.5 million of that money, while table games brought in $67.1 million.

The biggest winner in the city was the Atlantic Club Casino, which saw revenues rise 15% to $9 million. The Atlantic Club is currently working an acquisition deal with internet poker giant the Rational Group, which would allow the owner of the sites PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to offer internet gambling to a potentially regulated market.

The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino was Atlantic City's biggest loser for the month, bringing in just $4.8 million. The drop is a staggering 40.8% decrease from the same period in 2012.

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Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.