Miss. casino revenues up 3 percent in May (AP) Associated Press · June 21, 2013 at 8:28 am JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi casino revenue rose in May, the first month in 2013 that state’s gross casino revenue was higher than in 2012. Revenue was up 3 percent statewide to $192.7 million in May, according to the report from the Mississippi Department of Revenue. South Mississippi’s 12 casinos won $95.1 million in May, up more than $4 million from May of 2012. Statewide, revenue totaled $176.2 million in April of this year. The 18 Mississippi River casinos reported revenue of $97.6 million in May, up $7.1 million from April. In May 2012, revenues were $96 million. State revenue for the first five months is $933.7 million, down from $984.1 million this time last year. The numbers exclude Choctaw Indian casinos, which aren’t required to report winnings to the state. Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.