Gambling revenues were up in all but one of the state’s eleven establishments in April as compared to a year ago. Jack Cleveland was the only casino to show a decline (-2%). Revenue of $17.2 million was also the lowest April total in the casino’s history. Hollywood Columbus led the way among the state’s casinos. It’s $19.3 million in revenue was a 2.7% increase over April, 2017. Hollywood Toledo ($18.2 million, which represented the best April since the casino opened) was up 1.7% and Jack Cincinnati ($17.5 million) was up 1.4%.
Scioto Downs showed the greatest increase in revenue from April, 2017 among the racinos. $15.4 million in revenue was a 12.3% increase. Jack Thistledown was the other racino that showed a double-digit increase over a year ago (11.4%) and revenue of $11 million. Hard Rock was up 9.6% ($22.8 million), Hollywood Dayton up 9.7% ($9.2 million), Hollywood Mahoning Valley up 8.5% ($10.5 million), Belterra Park up 4.2% ($7.2 million) and Miami Valley Gaming up 1.2% ($13.3 million).