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Detroit casino revenues and wagering taxes reported for May

Detroit - The three Detroit casinos’ May aggregate revenue was 4.6 percent higher than in May 2014, and year-to-date aggregate revenue rose 5.6 percent compared with the first five months of 2014.

May revenue was 0.6 percent lower than in April 2015.

When compared with year-ago results, monthly revenue for MGM climbed 9.2 percent to $51.7 million, MotorCity revenue rose 1.9 percent to $39.8 million and Greektown revenue was up 0.7 percent to $28.2 million.

 May 2015 market shares were:

  • MGM - 43 percent
  • MotorCity - 33 percent
  • Greektown - 24 percent

Gaming taxes for the three Detroit casinos were $9.7 million in May compared with $9.3 million in May 2014.

"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."