Ohio’s four casinos all experienced revenue declines from a year ago while the seven racinos all had revenue increases.
JACK Cleveland, which recently closed for 40 hours for their makeover, experienced the largest decline. Revenues of $16 million were down 15% from a year ago. Hollywood Columbus ($17.8 million) and Horseshoe Cincinnati ($16.2 million) each saw 3% declines and Hollywood Toledo ($16.5 million) was down 2%.
Among the racinos, Hard Rock Rocksino was the top earner with $19.4 million in revenues, a 4% increase over last year. Miami Valley Gaming experienced the largest percentage increase. Revenues of $12.3 million were up 14.9% over last year. The only other racino displaying a double-digit percentage increase was Belterra Park. Revenues of $7 million represented a 12.9% increase over last year. Hollywood Mahoning was up 7.2% ($8.4 million), JACK Thistledown ($10 million) and Scioto Downs ($13.4 million) were each up 3% and Hollywood Dayton ($7.6 million) was up 2.7%.