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Detroit Casino Revenues and Wagering Taxes Reported for January

Detroit—The three Detroit casinos’ January 2015 aggregate revenue of $111 million was up 15.6 percent compared with January 2014.

For the month ended Jan. 31, the Detroit casinos’ revenue was down 6 percent compared with December 2014.

Compared with January 2014, MotorCity revenue was up 20 percent to $38.1 million, Greektown revenue increased 15.7 percent to $26.7 million and MGM rose 12.1 percent to $46.2 million.

Market shares for January 2015 were:

  • MGM: 42 percent
  • MotorCity: 34 percent
  • Greektown: 24 percent

Gaming taxes

For the month ending Jan. 31, 2015, gaming taxes for the three Detroit casinos were $9 million compared with $7.8 million for the same month last year.

"The Michigan Gaming Control Board shall ensure the conduct of fair and honest gaming to protect the interests of the citizens of the State of Michigan."