By David Madden

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Newly released numbers from New Jersey gaming officials suggest things may be turning around for the 8 remaining casinos in Atlantic City. Revenues in January were up almost 19 percent compared to 2014.

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Together the remaining casinos took in an extra $31 million, and that takes into account a $3 million drop at the Taj Mahal, the only loser of the lot.

6 of the casinos saw double digit percentage increases, with the Golden Nugget on top at just under 70%.

That’s no surprise to Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business Magazine.

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“The existing casinos will now be more healthy than they were when there were 12 casinos operating against each other,” Gros says.

Gros believes the reduced number of options is a good thing for Atlantic City.

“They’re gonna understand how to market to the existing players, and I think we’ll see this trend continue for some time here,” he says.

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There was a $3 million dollar gain in internet gaming revenue marketwide over the same 12 month period.