February Atlantic City casino revenue down 14.8 percent

    Atlantic City’s February casino revenue declined by 14.8 percent compared with a year ago, when there were 11 casinos operating instead of the current eight.

    Even the eight surviving casinos saw their revenue fall by 1.9 percent compared with February 2014.

    The casinos won $178.4 million in February, a month beset by snowy weather.

    Internet gambling brought in $10.4 million in February. That’s up nearly 1 percent from a year ago, but it was hurt by a $1.5 million jackpot won by a player on the www.betfaircasino.com site.

    Four of Atlantic City’s 12 casinos shut down in 2014, and three of the survivors are currently in bankruptcy.

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