Detroit Casinos Report 21.7 Percent Drop in September Revenues

by Kristin Harlow

DETROIT — September aggregate revenue for slots and table games at Detroit’s three casinos was down 21.7 percent compared with September 2019, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board. The casinos reported $87.9 million in revenue while continuing to operate at 15 percent capacity due to COVID-19 health concerns. MotorCity Casino and Greektown Casino reopened Aug. 5 while MGM Grand reopened Aug. 7. For the third quarter, the casinos’ aggregate revenue of $157.3 million was down 55.2 percent compared with the same period last year. During September, the three casinos submitted $10.5 million in wagering taxes and development agreement payments to the city.

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