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Published: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 – 12:00 am | Page 6B
Last Modified: Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 – 12:11 am

Following three years of decline, California’s Indian casinos enjoyed a comeback in revenue during 2011, according to a new report.

Gambling revenue at the state’s tribal casinos increased 1.6 percent to $6.91 billion, according to an annual survey by Alan Meister, an economic consultant who surveys the industry.

Meister, principal economist with Nathan Associates Inc. in Irvine, said the 2011 results represented a turnaround from the year before, when revenue dropped 2.3 percent.

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