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Las Vegas Revenues Soar in June

The state of Nevada has released its latest set of financial results for the month of June, revealing that revenues soared 14.4% over the same period last year.

For the month, state casinos brought in $906.9 million in revenue, with most the action coming on the Las Vegas Strip, which saw VIP Baccarat numbers total $532 million, up 22.5% from last year.

Slots also had a big surge in revenue for the Silver State, seeing the casinos pulling in an extra 8.9% in terms of casino wins. Poker was down 4.7% to $15.2 million, but online action amounted to $1.037 million, which is up $175,000 from May.

Tax revenues generated from the amount gambled amounted to $44 million, up slightly from the same period last year.

Sports betting also saw increased action last month, as the FIFA World Cup saw $5.9 million wagered, an all time record for the tournament.

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