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Louisiana casino revenue down 12.6 percent in May

Louisiana casino revenue down 12.6 percent in May

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's 15 riverboats, four racetrack slots casinos and Harrah's New Orleans brought in nearly $207.4 million in May, a 12.6 percent decrease from May 2015's $237.1 million.

State police released the May figures on Monday.

Lake Charles, the state's largest casino market, saw its winnings drop by 16.5 percent, the biggest decrease.

The Baton Rouge casino market saw its winnings fall by 9 percent in May and the New Orleans casino market saw its winnings fall by 6.8 percent.

Shreveport-Bossier City market was down 13.4 percent and the Opelousas market fell 14.5 percent.

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