Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg.
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Indiana casinos had an April that was not better than last year’s, but it wasn’t any worse either.
The Indiana Gaming Commission’s monthly revenue report shows the state’s 13 casinos posted revenues of $239.2 million last month, even with what they made in April 2010. While revenues were steady, statewide attendance fell nearly five percent to 2.1 million for the month.
As for southeast Indiana’s three riverboats, revenues were up 6.5 percent as Hollywood, Grand Victoria, and Belterra had combined for $60.5 million in April. Attendance at the three boats totaled 587,000 visitors.
Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg had $38.7 million in revenue last month, up 6.6 percent. Attendance reached 330,000 for a 5.7 percent increase over last year.
Belterra Casino Resort and Spa saw its revenues mark a 13.7 percent increase to $13.7 million on the strength of 3.3 percent more visitors at 146,000.
Grand Victoria Casino and Resort checked in with $8.1 million in revenues for April, down 4.2 percent. The Rising Sun riverboat saw attendance fall 1.7 percent to just under 111,000.
Find Indiana Gaming Commission monthly casino revenue reports at http://www.in.gov/igc/2363.htm.