It's really no surprise. The economy is tight and instead of letting it ride, that extra spending money is being spent elsewhere.
Foxwoods Resort Casino officials said said the slot machine take for last month was $54.5 million, a decrease of $4.5 million from November 2007 -- about a 7 percent decline from last year.
At the Mohegan Sun, slot machines yielded $66.7 million in profits last month. The $3.2 million decline from November 2007 equals about 5.2 percent.
The combined casino contribution to the state is over $29 million.