Tag: casinos

22

Apr2014

March Revenues Up

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For the second consecutive month, revenues were up at all 8 of Ohio’s gambling venues. A longer month and an extra weekend most likely played a role in double-digit increases in 7 of the 8 venues. Horseshoe Cincinnati showed the biggest increase among the casinos. The $20.16 million represented a 22% ... Read More

21

Apr2014
The Columbus casino became the last of Ohio’s four casinos to be fined by the Ohio Casino Control Commission. As part of a settlement between the casino and the OCCC, Hollywood Columbus was fined $75,000 for failing to maintain proper credit files and violating state law on how credit is ... Read More

11

Mar2014
All eight gambling venues (4 casinos and 4 racinos) saw an increase in February’s revenue over January’s revenue. Weather was most likely a factor for the increase given that some venues were forced to close for a few days in January. Hollywood Toledo had the biggest increase. Revenues of $15.28 million ... Read More

06

Mar2014
Horseshoe Cincinnati has been fined $75,000 by the Ohio Casino Control Commission for failing to keep complete credit files and violating state law on how credit is issued.

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