LEDYARD: After years in the recession fueld dumps, Connecticut’s casino’s are seeing some bright lights and the state's’s coffers are feeling the love as well. Revenue from slots were up significantly at Foxwoods Resort Casino, it reported slot revenue of $43.6 million for the month of March 2018. This “take” is up 12.7 percent compared to $38.7 million in March of 2017. The handle [total wageredon slots] at Foxwoods for the month was $516.4 million, up 4.4% percent from the $494.5 million wagered in the same month in 2017.
Mohegan Sun slot's revenue was $54.8 million for March, up 4.2 percent to more than the $52.6 million versus March 2017. The total wagered on slots was up 5.9% at Mohegan Sun
The Casino’s contribution to the state from the slots revenue was nearly %25 million for the month, Foxwoods $10.9 million and Mohegan Sun $13.7 million.Connecticut Casino Revenue Turns Upward