The DCC has been negotiating with workers at MGM Grand Detroit, Hollywood Casino at Greektown and MotorCity Casino.
US.- The Detroit Casino Council (DCC) said on Friday (November 17) that it had reached a tentative agreement for new contracts for 3,700 workers at the state’s casino. Workers at MGM Grand Detroit, Hollywood Casino at Greektown, and MotorCity Casino began to strike last month after negotiations failed to reach an agreement.
The strike is the first in the history of the DCC, which represents five labor unions, UNITE HERE Local 24, UAW, Teamsters Local 1038, Operating Engineers Local 324 and the Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters.
In October, the three Detroit casinos reported $82.8m in monthly aggregate revenue (AGR), down 19 per cent from September’s $101.6m amid ongoing strike action. From the total, $81.7m was generated from table games and slots and $1.1m from retail sports betting.
MGM Grand Detroit Casino accounted for 46 per cent of the market share, MotorCity Casino 31 per cent and Hollywood Casino at Greektown 23 per cent.
Table games and slot revenue decreased 18.9 per cent when compared to October 2022 and 18.3 per cent from September 2023. MGM’s revenue decreased 19.6 per cent year-on-year to $37.3m, MotorCity was down 22.8 per cent to $25m and Hollywood Casino at Greektown decreased 11.7 per cent to $19.4m.