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City revenue up from Cape Girardeau casino

Apr 10, 2013 -- 5:05pm


More money is coming to the City of Cape Girardeau, thanks to the Isle Casino admissions.  Admissions to Isle Casino Cape Girardeau rose again in March, generating almost $449,000 for the city, a revenue increase of nearly 20 percent compared to February.  Visitors reported by Isle Casino Cape Girardeau in March were 123,000, compared to 103,022 in February and 82,723 in January. The Missouri Gaming Commission released a monthly earnings report Wednesday for all 13 casinos in the state. Per patron, the admission rate in March was 2.35. In February the rate was 2.29, up from 2.25 in January, suggesting visitors have stayed slightly longer in the establishment on average each month.  Isle Casino Cape Girardeau had gross receipts, minus winnings paid, of $7.6 million in March from its table games and slot machines, up 15 percent from February. 


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