Steve Bourie, author of American Casino Guide (Casino Vacations), says in Nevadas last fiscal year, the casinos in Sparks a suburb of Reno returned an average of 95.28 percent.
The city edged out casinos along the Boulder Strip corridor in Las Vegas, which returned 94.98 percent.
Comparatively, he says the overall average of the Las Vegas strip pays out 93.42 percent.
Meanwhile, the tightest slots can be found at the riverboat Casino Aztar in Caruthersville, Missouri, which paid out a measly 89.88 percent.
Thats nothing new. Bourie says the Aztars slots have been the stingiest for years.
Bourie says hes never contacted the Casino Aztar to let them know they continually win the dubious honor, but in Bouries words, I dont think theyre interested. I have a feeling they probably know.
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