Colorado Casinos See Third Straight Month Of Record Revenue

· Jul. 27, 2015, 5:25 pm

It’s been a great year so far for Colorado’s casinos.  More money than ever flowed to slot machines and tables games in June – the third straight month of record revenue and yet another sign that the Front Range economy is booming. 

Gamblers spent nearly $71 million in Colorado casinos in June.  That’s up 15 percent compared to last year. In fact, this is shaping up to be one of the best years ever for Colorado’s 3 dozen casinos, bringing $403 million in the first half of the year. 

By law, casinos are located in the historic mining towns of Black Hawk, Central City, and Cripple Creek.  They paid $11.6 million in taxes in June. Slot machines were the dominant source of revenue.

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