Half of Atlantic City’s surviving casinos show gains in June

As a group, the Atlantic City casinos that survived a major shakeout last year are continuing to grow their gambling revenue.

Data released by New Jersey regulators on Tuesday shows that four of the eight remaining casinos brought in more in June 2015 than they did in the same period a year ago. And collectively, the gambling winnings for the eight were up by 5.5 percent.

But when including the June 2014 revenue for the four casinos that have closed since then, the city’s overall gambling winnings were down by 8.2 percent, continuing a long slump.

Online gambling for the casinos is up nearly 23 percent compared with a year ago.

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