DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit's three casinos are reporting a decline in revenue as Ohio's gambling market draws business and gamblers spend less.
The Michigan Gaming Control Board reported figures on Tuesday showing that the combined revenue of MotorCity Casino, MGM Grand Casino and Greektown Casino has fallen 4.7 percent from a year ago through the first 10 months of 2013 to $1.13 billion.
Jake Miklojcik, president of Lansing-based Michigan Consultants, tells The Detroit News that gambling in Ohio has left the area market "fractured a little bit."
The newspaper reports Detroit's casinos could post the biggest year-over-year decline since they were fully operational in 2001. The other times they've had a collective year-over-year decline were in 2012, when revenues fell 0.5 percent, and in 2009, when revenues declined 1.5 percent.
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