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Monarch Casino: 2Q Earnings Snapshot

RENO, Nev. (AP) _ Monarch Casino & Resort Inc. (MCRI) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $9.3 million.

The Reno, Nevada-based company said it had profit of 50 cents per share.

The casino operator posted revenue of $62.8 million in the period.

Monarch Casino shares have climbed 18% since the beginning of the year. In the final minutes of trading on Wednesday, shares hit $45.01, a decrease of 4.5% in the last 12 months.

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