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Iowa Poker Revenue Grows 3.4 Percent In March

State's 78 Tables Rake $882,000 Last Month


The 78 poker tables in the state of Iowa took in a combined $882,000 in March, according to figures released by state gaming regulators.

That was 3.4 percent better than the $853,000 in revenue from March 2016.

The 13 poker rooms raked $783,000 in January and $751,000 in February.

In the 2016 fiscal year, the state’s poker rooms had $9.7 million in revenue, down three percent compared to the $10 million from FY 2015.

Horseshoe Casino Council Bluffs led the way in March with $381,000 of the revenue. That poker room has 18 tables. The 10-table room at Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino was second with $198,000 in poker revenue last month.

Here’s a look at how other poker markets in the country fared in March:

Pennsylvania: $5.45 million (5.4 percent increase)
New Jersey (includes online): $4.75 million (3 percent decrease)
Maryland: $3.88 million (20 percent increase)
Indiana: $1.8 million (3 percent decrease)
Colorado: $1.44 million (12.5 percent increase)
Illinois: $1.1 million (7.5 percent decrease)
Iowa: $882,000 (3.4 percent increase)
Nevada: Not yet available

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