Tag: casinos

06

Mar2014
A patron at Horseshoe Cincinnati has filed a $500,000 lawsuit against the casino. He was playing craps and his $5 bet at 999-to-1 odds won, entitling him to $5,000. However, the casino refused to pay him. Turns out the patron was on the Indiana Voluntary Exclusion Program where he voluntarily ... Read More

20

Jan2014

December Revenues

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The chilly December temperatures had a chilling effect on all of Ohio’s gaming establishments. Horseshoe Cleveland had its lowest month of revenue since it opened in May 2012. The $18.2 million was down nearly 10% from November. Hollywood Toledo, with revenues of $14.2 million, was down about 4% from November. ... Read More

20

Jan2014

2013 Revenues

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For the year, Ohio’s four casinos and four racinos generated combined revenues of $1.07 billion. In 2009, an Ohio Department of Taxation study estimated total revenues of $1.4 billion once all eleven facilities were up and running. Currently eight are open with three more racinos due to open in 2014. Surrounding ... Read More

03

Jan2014

November Revenues

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Overall, revenues from Ohio’s gambling venues were up slightly from October. Horseshoe Cleveland had the biggest increase, nearly 4% to $20.2 million. The remaining casinos showed just slight variations from October. Horseshoe Cincinnati declined slightly from $18.1 million in October to $17.6 million in November. Hollywood Toledo saw a slight ... Read More

12

Nov2013

October Revenues

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With the exception of Horseshoe Cincinnati, Ohio’s casinos and racinos rebounded from a rough September. Horseshoe Cleveland led all casinos with revenues of $19.54 million, a 1% increase over September. Hollywood Toledo was up 4.2% ($14.67 million), while Hollywood Columbus had the biggest gain, up 12.7% ($17.71 million). Meanwhile Horseshoe ... Read More

11

Nov2013

Slots and VLTs

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Despite having the fewest number of slots or VLTs of all Ohio casinos and racinos, Thistledown grossed the highest revenue in October, generating an average of $361 per day per machine. Horseshoe Cincinnati was next at $212, followed by Horseshoe Cleveland at $194, Hollywood Toledo at $185, Scioto Downs at ... Read More

14

Oct2013

September Revenues

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September was a mixed bag for Ohio’s casinos. Horseshoe Cleveland ($19.34 million, up 2.3%) and Horseshoe Cincinnati ($19.80 million, up 3.1%) showed increases over August. Hollywood Toledo ($14.08 million, down 11.2%) and Hollywood Columbus ($15.71 million, down 7%) showed declines over August. Scioto Downs racino ($10.51 million, down 5.3%) also ... Read More

23

Sep2013

August Revenues

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Hollywood Toledo was the only casino that saw a revenue increase over July, with a 2.9% increase to $15.86 million. The biggest decline was Horseshoe Cleveland with revenues of $18.91 million, a 4.8% decrease over July. This represented Horseshoe Cleveland’s lowest total since opening in May of 2012. Hollywood Columbus ... Read More

20

Sep2013

Casino Fined

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Hollywood Toledo became the second casino to be fined by the Ohio Casino Control Commission for gaming violations. A blackjack table was operating outside the range of video surveillance and unapproved slot machines were being used. Hollywood Toledo admitted to the violations and agreed to pay a $30,000 fine.

13

Aug2013

July Revenues

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All four casinos showed revenue increases in July, after all had declined in June. In fact, among all casinos and racinos, only Scioto Downs showed a decline. Horseshoe Cincinnati had the largest increase. Their $19.26 million was a 9.4% increase over June. Hollywood Columbus had revenues of $17.48 million, a 6% ... Read More