Louisiana’s share of revenue from casinos and the state lottery has declined to 2.4% of the overall state budget as revenues dipped while the budget grew, the Legislative Fiscal Office said last week,

Gambling revenue made up at least 4% of the budget from fiscal 1995 to fiscal 2006. The peak year was in fiscal 1995, when $583.5 million in gaming revenue accounted for 4.9% of the total budget.

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