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Detroit Casino Revenues and Wagering Taxes for September 2011

Casino Operations - September 2011


Aggregate revenue for all three Detroit casinos for the month of September 2011 was up by 4.1 percent compared to the same month last year. Revenue was down by 1.1 percent when compared to the previous month, August 2011.


 Revenue for MGM, and MotorCity was up by 4.5 percent to $48.6 million, and 10.5 percent to $38.4 million, respectively, while Greektown was down by 4.4 percent to $26.9 million compared to the same month in 2010.


The market shares for MGM, MotorCity, and Greektown for the month of September 2011 were 43 percent, 34 percent, and 23 percent, respectively.


For the month of September 2011, gaming taxes for the three Detroit casinos were $9.2 million compared to $8.0 million for the same period last year. (Gaming taxes were lower in 2010 due to the rollback of a reduced tax rate for Greektown in March 2010, which created a tax credit that was utilized through September 2010.)