ATLANTIC CITY (AP) — Atlantic City's shell-shocked gambling market has some unexpected good news, even if it might not last long.

Atlantic City Boardwalk (PRNewsFoto/City of Atlantic City)

Not counting the Atlantic Club, which closed in January, the 11 casinos that operated in both 2014 and 2013 increased their revenue by nearly 4 percent in June.

Helping was the $9.5 million in Internet gambling winnings that did not exist a year ago.

But when the Atlantic Club is included, the casinos' revenue was down 5.7 percent for the month, to $226.4 million.

Although it still helped the bottom line, Internet gambling registered its third straight monthly decline in June. The numbers come as Atlantic City's casino market goes through a rapid contraction.

Trump Plaza sent out closing notices to 1,153 workers Monday, Showboat is closing in August and so could Revel.

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