According to the figures released by the Michigan Gaming Control Board on Wednesday

The report covers revenues generated at land-based casinos and racetracks with internet gaming operations, as well as wagers placed through the state’s three sports betting apps operated by FanDuel, DraftKings and PointsBet.

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According to the commission, this was an increase of more than 16% compared with January 2018’s total of $131.47 million.

The state of Michigan collected $20.05 million in taxes and fees from the casino industry during February, an increase of $1.08 million, or 5.3%, compared to the previous month when taxes and fees paid totaled $18.97 million, according to data released today by the Michigan Gaming Control Board in its monthly Distributive Share Report .

a decrease of 1.2% in comparison with January 2016 when gaming tax revenue reached $20.25 million

The three Detroit casinos reported a 0.5% decrease in taxes paid compared with January when they collectively paid $5.93 million in local wagering taxes and municipal service fees, but the drop is a 2.4% improvement over December 2015’s.

In its monthly report, the Michigan Gaming Control Board said Detroit’s three casinos had more than $100.9 million in revenue from table games, slots and retail sports betting last month.

The MGCB reported Tuesday that Detroit’s three casinos generated $100.9 million in revenue from table games, slots and retail sports betting in January. The MotorCity Casino led with nearly $18.7 million; Greektown had about $17.3 million; and MGM Grand Detroit collected nearly $11m. Tens of thousands of dollars also were bet at dog tracks across the state on thoroughbred races outside Michigan (iGambler).