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. ...
January 20, 2014ogadmin
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 ...
January 20, 2014ogadmin
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 ...
January 3, 2014ogadmin
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 ...
November 12, 2013ogadmin
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 ...
November 11, 2013ogadmin
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 ...
October 14, 2013ogadmin
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 ...
September 23, 2013ogadmin
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.
September 20, 2013ogadmin
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% ...
August 13, 2013ogadmin
Rock Ohio Caesars has completed the purchase of the Higbee Building, current location of the Horseshoe Cleveland casino, from Forest City Enterprises. Rock Ohio Caesars also announced construction on an elevated pedestrian walkway that will connect the casino to the parking garage will begin this month. The walkway is expected to ...
August 6, 2013ogadmin