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Deadwood gambling in February drops 7 percent from 2017

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Gambling in Deadwood in February dropped 7 percent from the previous year, after seeing about a similar percent increase in January.

Data from the South Dakota Commission on Gaming show that slot machine gambling was down by 6 percent and table game gambling dropped 12 percent.

Deadwood Gaming Association Executive Director Mike Rodman says gambling operators remain optimistic that the February numbers are a temporary setback, and they remain optimistic for the year.

One positive is that hotel occupancy rates in the tourist town rose in February by more than 1 percent.

Rodman says a burst of snowy weather late in the month brought winter recreation enthusiasts to the Northern Black Hills, giving a boost to Deadwood hotels.


Source: European Gaming Industry News

Zoltan Tundik

After starting out as an affiliate in 2009 and developing some recognized review portals, I have moved deeper into journalism and media. My experience has lead me to move into the B2B sector and write about compliance updates and report around the happenings of the online and land based gaming sector.

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