The state’s nine riverboat casinos took in over half a (B)-billion dollars inthe last fiscal year. The 513-million dollars collected in the fiscal year that ended June 30th isa nearly 45-million dollar increase over the last fiscal year. The largestincrease in gross revenue came from the Harvey’s riverboat in CouncilBluffs. Harvey’s upped its take by nearly 14-million dollars to over107-million dollars. The Lady Luck in Bettendorf took in an additional11-million and the Ameristar in Council Bluffs increased revenue by10-million dollars. Four other boats saw an increase of one-million dollarsor more — the President in Davenport at five-point-seven million, the Bellof Sioux City at three-point-seven million, the Diamond Jo in Dubuque attwo-point-five million and the Catfish Bend in southeast Iowa atone-point-seven million dollars. The Mississippi Bell in Clinton and the MissMarquette had the smallest increases at 663-thousand and 492-thousanddollars.Fiscal year totals in gross revenue not listed above; Lady Luck84.9-million, Ameristar 91.1-million, President 71.2-million, Diamond Jo44.9-million, Catfish Bend 28.2-million, Mississippi Bell 27.8-million, MissMarquette 32.4-million.
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