Ohio casinos report revenue increases

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Credits: The Ohio State University Human Resources

Three of the four gambling venues in the Buckeye State experienced revenue gains in September.

US.- The Ohio Casino Control Commission released on Tuesday the figures that showed that the state’s four full service gambling facilities reported revenue gains in September over the same month in 2016.

The local commission that regulates the industry revealed that casinos’ revenue through September was US$615 million, whilst year-to-date numbers show a statewide 1.5 percent increase to US$9.1 million, up from the US$606 million collected in the same month last year.

Hollywood Casino Toledo was the top scorer among the four local casinos with US$16.3 million, a 10.5 percent increase from the US$14.7 million collected in September 2016. Through last month operations the facility reported revenues of US$150 million, US$3.4 million higher than the same period in 2016.

Moreover, Hollywood Casino Columbus collected $18.3 million last month, a US$1.5 million increase or 9.2 percent from the US$16.8 million totaled in 2016. Jack Casino Cincinnati reported revenues of US15.7 million, almost a half million increase over the same month last year. On the other hand, Jack Casino Cleveland was the only facility that showed bad signs in September earnings as it decreased US$307k to US$16.8 million.