Saturday, January 15, 2011

Foxwoods Slot Revenue Increases 1.2% In December; Mohegan Sun December Slot Revenue Declines 6.3%

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Foxwoods reported a 1.2 percent increase in slot machine win, the amout lost by customers at the machines, in December compared to the same month last year while Mohegan Sun reported a 6.3 percent decrease in slot win compared to December 2009.

Slot win at Foxwoods totalled $45.1 million in December. Mohegan Sun registerd $53.4 million in December slot win. Both casinos continue to attract customers by offering millions of dollars of free slot play. Foxwoods still offers more free slot play, redeeming $5.2 million worth of free slot play in December while Mohegan Sun redeemed $3.4 million in free slot play.Foxwoods sent $12 million of its win to the state Division of Special Revenue. Mohegan Sun contributed $13.5 million to the state.

Both tribal casinos will pay the State of Connecticut just over $25 million in total as a cut of the December slot machine action.