Baton Rouge riverboat casinos' winnings were lower in May than they were a year before, the fourth time this has happened in 2014. In this Advocate article, Paul West notes that, while markets such as Atlantic City have been hurt by gambling moving into neighboring states, Louisiana has fared fairly well, other than for a tribal gaming expansion in Oklahoma that affected the Shreveport-Bossier City market.
"I think things will level off," Mr. West said. "As the economy improves some, gaming will improve."
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