(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – Southeast Indiana casino revenues remained lower in June than in the time before the Horseshoe Casino opened in Cincinnati.
The Indiana Gaming Commission released its June revenue report for the state’s 13 casinos. They combined for $182.1 million in adjusted gross revenue during the month, off more than 15 percent from $215.9 million in June 2012. Attendance statewide slipped 16.7 percent to 1.69 million visitors.
Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg gained $20.2 million in revenue in June, down by nearly 37 percent from the $32 million in revenue brought in during June of last year. Attendance at the Penn National Gaming-owned facility almost mirrored the revenue story: down 35 percent to 174,542 visitors last month.
Hollywood still claims the tri-state region’s biggest casino gaming market share at 39 percent. Horseshoe Casino’s $17.6 million in June revenue was a close second at 34 percent.
Belterra Casino & Resort in Switzerland County reported $8.6 million in revenue. That’s a decline of 30.5 percent from June 2012. Attendance declined a little less, just 17 percent to 114,449 visitors during the month.
In May, Rising Star Casino Resort reported its lowest revenue total - $4.8 million - since its 1996 opening. June brought a new low of $4.78 million, about 36 percent less than a June 2012’s $7.5 million take. The Rising Sun riverboat’s attendance was 72,185, down 31 percent.
The June 2013 Indiana Casino Revenue Report can be found on the Indiana Gaming Commission website, http://www.in.gov/igc/2363.htm.