Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - A total of $169 million in revenue was made by southeast Indiana’s three riverboat casinos during the first quarter of 2011.
There were also 1.7 million visitors to Hollywood, Grand Victoria, and Belterra casinos.
Both figures, however, are slight declines from how the local gaming market faired during the first quarter of 2010.
Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg accounted for the most revenue with $110.2 million through the first three months of the year, off 1.2 percent. The boat attracted over 985,000 visitors, down 1.3 percent.
Downriver, Belterra Casino in Vevay garnered a 1.7 percent rise in revenue at $35.1 million for the quarter. The money increase came despite a notable 5.1 percent drop in attendance from a year ago.
Grand Victoria Casino and Resort in Rising Sun experienced another dip in its revenues, this time down 2.9 percent to $23.3 million. Attendance fell 3.8 percent to 311,000.
Indiana’s 13 casinos collectively generated $695.4 million in revenue during the 2011 first quarter, down 1.4 percent. Statewide attendance also shrank by nearly six percent to 6.2 million.