Ohio casino September revenues down from August

Richard Szmara deals blackjack at the Horseshoe Casino in Cleveland, June 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s casino revenue took a dive at all four sites across the state in September.

The latest monthly totals released Tuesday show all four had a decline from August. Combined, the casinos also posted lower overall revenue numbers compared with September a year ago.

Casinos in Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus and Toledo pulled in just over $63 million last month. That was down by $5.5 million from September 2013.

The casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati saw revenue drops for the month compared with a year ago, but the Toledo and Columbus casinos did show slightly better numbers in September than they did last year.

The voter-approved casinos have drawn more than $612 million so far this year. About one-third of those revenues are collected in taxes.

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