Toledo casino hopes for continued high revenues
Tue, 07 May 2013 15:20:53 GMT —
April revenues for Ohio's four casinos are expected to be released Tuesday, one month after Toledo's casino saw substantial gains.
In March, Cincinnati's brand-new casino raked in $21 million during its first month of operation. The other three casinos saw double-digit percent increases in their revenues.
Toledo had the biggest gains, from $14.8 million in February to $17.8 million in March. That's a 20 percent increase.
The Hollywood Casino Toledo will celebrate one year since its grand opening in May. Since opening its doors, the casino has paid out over $33 million in jackpots. The casino
earnings of $14.3 million in January, up a half-percent from
Statewide, casino revenues increased from $55.5 million in February to $84.3 million in March, partially because of the addition of Cincinnati.
The four casinos approved by voters in 2009 opened within a 10-month span, beginning with Toledo and Cleveland last May. The Columbus site opened in October.
Combined, they've brought in $543.6 million. A third of that has gone to Ohio's schools, counties and cities.
(The Associated Press contributed to this article.)