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.
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).