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Nevada casinos continue gaming uptick in 2021; reports $1.2B in May winnings

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-30 14:24:29-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Nevada Gaming Control Board reports casinos won more than $1.2 billion in May as gaming continues its recovery with loosening pandemic restrictions.

Casinos in Clark County led the way in reported winnings with $1.05 billion being collected and resorts on the Las Vegas Strip accounted for $655 million of that total.

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Compared to last May, Nevada is up nearly 21,000% in wins via gaming in 2021 as several visitors have been able to return to town.

And overall the Silver State's gaming total is up 8% from July 2020 through May 2021.