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Atlantic City casino revenue down in March

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -

New Jersey casino regulators say Internet gambling grew at a faster rate in March, its fourth full month as a legal option in the state.

But it wasn't enough to keep Atlantic City's casinos from seeing their overall gambling income decline again.

The state Division of Gaming Enforcement announced Monday that online gambling brought in $11.9 million in March, up 15 percent from February.

The state's 11 brick-and-mortar casinos won $221 million during that time period. That's down 7 percent from March 2013, when there were 12 casinos in the city.

Correction: An earlier version of this article's headline incorrectly stated 'February' instead of 'March.'

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