Ohio casinos and racinos a hair’s breadth away from April 2021 record
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio gambling establishments brought in $215.6 million in April, less than a percentage point from the record amount of revenue recorded last April.
All 11 casinos and racinos in Ohio grew after the release of curfews related to COVID-19. In April 2021, they took in $217.1 million, a then-record month, according to monthly reports released Thursday by the state’s casino and lottery control commissions.
Last April, casinos and racinos were 0.7% off the record, still making it the third best month since casinos and racinos returned to the state in 2012.
Ohio casinos saw a slight improvement over last year with $92.8 million in revenue, approximatelyyou $300,000 more than April 2021. Racinos combined grossed $122.7 million, down $1.8 million from April 2021.
Only one gambling establishment in the Cleveland-Akron area posted gains from a record month last year.
* MGM Northfield Park posted revenue of $25.6 million, up from $24.5 million last April.
* JACK Cleveland Casino had $23.1 million, down from $24.1 million.
* JACK Thistledown Racino had $17.2 million, up from $19.5 million.
So far in 2022, $782 million in gambling revenue has been generated by Ohio’s 11 casinos and racinos. Gambling revenue is the money kept by the house after paying out the winnings.
|Ohio Roots||April 2022||April 2021|
|Statewide||$122.7 million||$124.5 million|
|JACK Thistledown Racino||$17.2 million||$19.5 million|
|MGM Northfield Park||$26.1 million||$24.5 million|
|Hollywood Mahoning Valley||$14.5 million||$15.1 million|
|Bottom of Eldorado Scioto||$22.5 million||$21.7 million|
|Miami Valley Games||$20.1 million||$19.2 million|
|Belterra Park||$8.6 million||$9.2 million|
|hollywood-dayton||14.2 million||$15.3 million|
|Ohio Casinos||April 2022||April 2021|
|Statewide||$92.8 million||$92.6 million|
|JACK Casino Cleveland||23.1 million||$22.6 million|
|Hard Rock Cincinnati||24.4 million||$21.3 million|
|Hollywood Toledo||$21.1 million||$24.7 million|
|Hollywood Columbus||$24.3 million||$24.1 million|