Atlantic City casinos are as soon as once again thoroughly enjoying counting their month-to-month income bounty. And as was the case in previous months, in February it ended up being gambling that is online kept the seven remaining land-based venues in the black.
Initially known as the Golden Nugget and famed for its commercials featuring owner Steve Wynn (left) and Frank Sinatra, the Atlantic Club is poised for yet another makeover after offered week that is last.
Total gaming win for February arrived in at $205.36 million, a feeble 0.3 percent gain compared to the $204.7 million Atlantic City collected in the month that is same 2016. But when the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal’s previous 12 months take is eliminated, the still in business resorts were up 6.6 percent.
And that’s only due to on the web gambling where New Jersey residents offered $18.7 million to casinos, a nearly 27 percent year-over-year increase. Table games were down at the brick-and-mortar gambling enterprises, but slot play win was up 1.5 percent.
Borgata again led the real way with almost $62 million in casino and internet gaming win. Tropicana came in a distance second with $31.5 million.
Five casinos have closed since 2014, but the ‘Gambling Capital of the East Coast’ is in the midst of finding some type of new norm. Gaming profits have actually stabilized, and there is a bit of enthusiasm yet again swirling across