Toledo casino leads state in monthly gains

3 of 4 Ohio casinos report revenue increases in September

Three of Ohio’s four full-service gambling houses reported revenue gains in September over the same month last year.

Figures released Tuesday by the Ohio Casino Control Commission, the state body that regulates the industry, place 2017 revenue through September at $615.9 million. Year-to-date figures show a statewide rise of about $9.1 million, or 1.5 percent, through the first nine months of the year compared to the $606.8 million collected in the same period in 2016.

Hollywood Casino Toledo posted the largest monthly increase of the four casinos. The local business garnered $16.3 million last month, a rise of about $1.5 million or 10.5 percent from the $14.7 million earned the same month last year. Through September, the casino has reported revenues of $150.1 million this year, up about $3.4 million or 2.3 percent from $146.8 million during same period in 2016.

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