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Atlantic City Reports Record November Results

13 December 2005

ATLANTIC CITY—As reported by the Press of Atlantic City: "This is usually the time of year when Black Friday is much more important than blackjack and the mall is much busier than the gambling hall.

"But it seems that there was no holiday shopping-related slowdown this November for the casino industry. Gaming revenue climbed 6.6 percent to $399.7 million for a record-breaking month, according to figures released Friday by the state Casino Control Commission.

"It was the first time in Atlantic City's 27-year history of gaming that November's casino 'win' came so close to the $400 million mark, a figure normally associated with the busy summer tourism season.

"…Slot revenue was up 5.7 percent to nearly $290 million and table winnings jumped 9 percent to $109.7 million. Eight of the 12 casinos posted gains for the month and five standouts had double-digit increases…"

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