Mississippi casino revenue shrank again in November, but at a much slower pace than October's 8 percent decline.
Statewide casino revenue fell to $164.4 million, according to Mississippi Department of Revenue figures.
The dip left the state's gambling halls running $13 million ahead of 2011's pace through 11 months. In 2011 Mississippi River casinos closed for much of May because of flooding.
The 17 river casinos from Tunica to Natchez won $83.9 million, down 1 percent from the $84.7 million they won in November 2011. An 18th casino opened Tuesday in Natchez.
The 12 coastal casinos won $80.5 million from gamblers, down less than 1 percent from the $81.1 million they won in October 2011.
The numbers exclude Choctaw Indian casinos, which aren't required to report winnings to the state.
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