Who knew a slump could be good news?
Casino revenues are still down in Atlantic City, but not by nearly as much as they’ve been. Revenue was down less than 1 percent in September compared with last year’s numbers, and table game revenue was up.
The $294.7 million intake was down only .6 percent — some good news during what’s been a multi-year slump for the 11 casinos. According to the Associated Press, table game revenue is up 2.7 percent and slots were down 1.9 percent.
Casino winnings for the first nine months of the year are down 7.8 percent from this time last year to $2.6 billion.