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    Kansas casinos have $673 million impact on state’s economy, study says

    he three state-owned casinos in Kansas contributed $673 million to the state’s economy and supported approximately 4,000 jobs in 2013,according to a study commissioned by the casino industry’s top trade association. The impact included about $148 million in total labor income and about $193 million in total tax revenue, according to the study. It was […]

    Study says casinos have $1.4 billion impact in Maryland

    A study conducted for the American Gaming Association says commercial gaming generated about 4,500 Maryland jobs and supported an additional 3,400 positions in 2013. The study, conducted for the trade association by Oxford Economics and released Monday, said the industry’s economic impact on Maryland was $1.4 billion, including labor income of about $359 million. The […]

    Maryland casinos pumped $1.4 billion into the state’s economy, industry study says

    Maryland’s fast-growing casino industry injected $1.4 billion into the state economy and supported nearly 8,000 jobs in 2013, according to an industry-funded study released Monday. The casino industry also generated $359 million in income and pumped $543 million in tax revenue into state coffers, concluded researchers from Oxford Economics, a forecasting firm based in Oxford, […]

    Study: Colorado gamblers’ ante stirred $1.5B in 2013 economic activity

    Visitors to Colorado’s 39 casinos in three mountain towns fueled $1.5 billion of economic activity in 2013. A study by Oxford Economics released Thursday — part of a state-by-state survey of gambling’s economic impact by the American Gaming Association — showed Colorado’s non-tribal casinos supported more than 10,000 jobs and generated $342 million of state and local tax revenue […]

    BR casino market posts gains in Oct.

    Baton Rouge’s three riverboat casinos brought in more money in October than they did the year before, with all the properties posting gains over 2013 figures. The riverboats brought in nearly $21.8 million in October, compared with almost $21.4 million in October 2013, a 1.9 percent gain, according to figures released Thursday by State Police. […]

    Study finds Maine’s casinos had $227 million economic impact in 2013

    Maine’s two casinos support nearly 1,500 jobs in the state, pay about $83 million in taxes, and last year had a total economic impact of $227 million, according to a study released by the American Gaming Association on Thursday. “This research reveals a vast industry that boosts local communities across Maine by supporting jobs and […]

    What’s gambling worth to Ohio?

    Ohio’s casinos and racinos were responsible for $2.2 billion of the state’s economy in 2013, according to a new study commissioned by the American Gaming Association. And that number is expected to increase this year with the opening of additional racinos. The gambling venues were responsible for about 7,500 jobs and generated $672.5 million in […]

    Report: 1,500 jobs linked to casinos in Maine

    (AP) — A new report funded by the American Gaming Association says Maine’s two casinos have created nearly 1,500 jobs. The report conducted by Oxford Economics suggests Maine’s unemployment rate would rise from 5.8 percent to 6.4 percent without the casinos in Oxford and Bangor. The figure of 1,500 jobs includes about 800 direct jobs, […]