Detroit casinos report $69.3M in revenue in August after opening

Posted at 10:18 AM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 10:18:21-04

(WXYZ) — All three Detroit casinos reported nearly $70 million in revenue in August after opening at the beginning of the month at 15% capacity.

That number is down 42% to August of last year, and down 62% year to date from 2019 after being closed for several months.

MGM Grand reported $28.6 million, down 46%, MotorCity reported $25 million, down 37.5% and and Greektown reported $15.7 million, down 41.5%.

All three casinos paid $5.6 million in taxes, down from $9.7 million last year.

Sports betting also resumed with sports happening, and there was $1.97 million reported in August. MGM Grand had $932,601, MotorCity had $493,275 and Greektown had $551,176.