Atlantic City casinos are once once again thoroughly enjoying counting their monthly earnings bounty. And as had been the case in previous months, in February it ended up being online gambling that kept the seven staying land-based venues in the black.
Originally known as the Golden Nugget and famed for its commercials starring owner Steve Wynn (left) and Frank Sinatra, the Atlantic Club is poised for yet another makeover after for sale a week ago.
Total gaming win for February came 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. Nevertheless when the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal’s previous 12 months take is eliminated, the nevertheless in business resorts were up 6.6 %.
And that’s only as a result of on the web gambling where New Jersey residents offered $18.7 million to casinos, an almost 27 percent increase that is year-over-year. Table games had been down at the brick-and-mortar gambling enterprises, but slot play win was up 1.5 percent.
Borgata yet 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 actually closed since 2014, but the ‘Gambling Capital of the East Coast’ is in the midst of finding some form of new norm. Gaming revenues have stabilized, and there exists a bit of enthusiasm once