Local

Deadwood Casino Gambling Up In June

Deadwood Casino Gambling Up In June

DEADWOOD, S.D. (AP) — Gambling in Deadwood casinos was up in June compared with a year earlier.

The South Dakota Gaming Commission reports that the amount wagered in June was nearly $95.6 million, down from about $101 million a month earlier but up from $94.3 million in June a year ago.

Tom Nelson, executive director of the Deadwood Gaming Association, says that increased bet limits helped boost overall revenue in casinos. The bet limit increased from $100 to $1,000 on July 1, 2012.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Tornado Touches Down In Yankton County

tornado

No one was injured, and no damage was reported.

in Local

DWU Music Department Has New Name

music note

The department will be called The Ron And Sheilah Gates Department of Music.

in Local

DWU Homecoming Theme Announced

DWU

Blue & White Days will be September 18-20.

in Local

Two Arrested On Drug Charges In Mitchell

police 1

The two also committed a theft in Parkston.