Gaming in Deadwood Drops in March from Year Earlier
DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Data released by the South Dakota Commission on Gaming show gaming in Deadwood fell slightly in March from a year earlier.
The Black Hills Pioneer reports that there was roughly $95 million dropped in machines and on tables by gamers visiting Deadwood in March. That's a decline of roughly 1.7 percent from March of last year.
Deadwood Gaming Association executive director Mike Rodman says regional economic factors are being seen "at work" in Deadwood. He says recent Wyoming coal sector layoffs and the drop-off in agriculture income impact Deadwood.
Taxable adjusted gross revenues were roughly $8.6 million in March for the industry. Nine percent was taken as state tax.
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