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DETROIT CASINOS-REVENU
(2007-01-12)
(wgvu) - STATE GAMBLING REGULATORS REPORT TODAY THAT DETROIT'S THREE CASINOS TOOK IN $1.3 BILLION DOLLARS IN 2006.
THAT'S UP 6.1% IN A YEAR WHEN THE COMPETING
CASINO WINDSOR HAD TO BAN SMOKING UNDER A NEW ONTARIO LAW.
MICHIGAN'S WAGERING TAX BROUGHT IN $158 MILLION DOLLARS IN
2006.
M-G-M GRAND DETROIT CASINO CONTINUED TO HOLD THE LARGEST MARKET
SHARE LAST YEAR AT 37.6%.
MOTORCITY CASINO SAW ITS MARKET SHARE RISE TO 36%, WHILE
GREEKTOWN'S SHARE FELL TO 26.5%.
ONTARIO'S INDOOR SMOKING BAN TOOK EFFECT MAY 31, AND LED TO
LAYOFFS AT CASINO WINDSOR, ACROSS THE DETROIT RIVER FROM DETROIT.

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ON THE NET:
MICHIGAN GAMING CONTROL BOARD; HTTP://WWW.MICHIGAN.GOV/MGCB
MGM GRAND DETROIT CASINO: HTTP://DETROIT.MGMGRAND.COM
MOTORCITY CASINO: HTTP://WWW.MOTORCITYCASINO.COM
GREEKTOWN CASINO: HTTP://WWW.GREEKTOWNCASINO.COM
CASINO WINDSOR: HTTP://WWW.CASINOWINDSOR.COM

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