September Casino Revenues Down, Racino Revenues Up
Ohio’s four casinos saw revenues dip slightly (0.9%) in September, 2018, compared to September, 2017. Meanwhile, the state’s seven racinos experienced an 8.1% increase in revenues over September, 2017.
Hollywood Columbus again led the casinos in total revenues with $17.4 million, a 1% decline over September of last year. Jack Cleveland had revenues of $16.6 million, also a 1% decline over last year. Jack Cincinnati saw the greatest increase (3%) over last year with revenues of $16.2 million. Hollywood Toledo saw a slight bump up (1%) over last year, with revenues of $16.3 million.
Hard Rock Rocksino led the charge among the racinos. Revenues of $21.9 million were up 12.3% over September of 2017. The other six racinos also experienced revenue increases over September of last year. Jack Thistledown had revenues of $10.3 million, up 10.7%. Hollywood Mahoning Valley, $9.8 million, up 5.4%; Scioto Downs, $14.4 million, up 6.7%; Miami Valley Gaming, $13.4 million, up 7.3%; Belterra Park, $7.3 million, up 4.3% and Hollywood Dayton, $8.5 million, up 2.4%.