BOSTON (AP) — Playing revenues proceed to tumble at Massachusetts’ three casinos because the services face extra restrictions amid the newest surge of COVID-19.
Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park generated a mixed $45 million in gross gaming income final month, the state’s Gaming Fee reported Tuesday.
The whole revenues are down from $69 million in October and roughly $70 million in September. They translate to about $13.2 million in taxes for the state, which claims 25% of gross playing revenues from Encore and MGM and 49% of the revenues from Plainridge Park.
The casinos are working beneath strict COVID precautions, together with restricted hours, lowered capability at gaming tables and fewer slot machines. They’ve additionally curtailed different facilities, together with eating and consuming choices, accommodations and different leisure operations, reminiscent of spas and film theaters.
In line with the fee’s month-to-month report, MGM Springfield introduced in $10.5 million gross playing revenues final month. That’s down from $17.5 million in October and down from practically $20 million final November.
Encore, in the meantime, reported $11.eight million in gross gaming income final month, down from $17.four in October and down from $24.5 million final November.
Plainridge reported $7.6 million in gross gaming income, down from $10 million in October and practically $11 million final November.
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