MGM Grand Casino In Detroit Thrives While Others Falter

The city of Detroit is not any different than others in the United Stats. Whether or not their Red Wings won the Stanley Cup, they still are dealing with tough economic times. Their casinos are following a trend throughout the country of revenue loss. While two of their casinos had revenue figures decrease from July of 2007, MGM Grand Detroit saved the day by posting a revenue increase. MotorCity Casino had a decrease of 7.26 percent from last year in July. Their revenue of $39.6 million was down from $42.7 million last year. Greektown Casino experienced a much more drastic drop in revenue. Their $25.4 million dropped off 13.2 percent from July of 2007. The two casinos are following the national norm for casinos. MGM did not have such problems.…
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MGM Grand Casino Gambling Revenue Up In Detroit

The MGM Grand casino in Detroit was put in their current location for one reason, to rack up revenue dollars and control the market in the area. June revenue numbers are showing that they have succeeded on both fronts. Casinos around the country have been struggling to keep their revenue figures from dipping in light of the struggling economy. Almost all casinos in the country are experiencing the same problems. Some have even resorted to coming up with gimmicky promotions to bring in customers. In Detroit, the MGM Grand Casino is having no such problems. They had revenues of $48.7 million for the month of June. That figure is up a whopping 26.2 percent from last year. T The revenue increase was needed in the city to keep total revenue…
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