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LAS VEGAS-Gambling revenue in October increased by less than onehalf of 1% from October 2005, the state Gaming Control Boardreported this week. The stagnant growth is reportedly due in partto gamblers' good luck at the baccarat tables.

Casinos in the state reported an October gaming win of $1.063billion, up from $1.059 billion in October 2005. Fiscal 2007year-to-date gaming revenues (July 1 to –Oct. 31) are running 3.3%ahead of fiscal 2006 but are 6.2% below some forecasts.

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