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February casino revenues up in Ohio

February casino revenues up in Ohio
Posted March 7th, 2014 @ 3:36pm by WTVN Newsroom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- Revenues at all of the state's eight gambling venues was higher in February than January, despite the cold and snowy weather. 

Hollywood Toledo, which was shut down for 11 hours due to weather, saw the largest increase $15.2 million, a $3.7 million increase over the previous month. Its sister site, Hollywood Columbus, brought in $17.47 million, up about $2.2 million over January's numbers.

Horseshoe Cleveland made nearly a million dollars more in February than January at $17.5 million. Revenues at Horseshoe Cincinnati were nearly flat, going from $16.2 million to $16.5 million.

Overall the casinos generated a profit of $66.7 million in February compared to $59.6 million in January.

Racinos also saw profits go up from $39.1 million to $43.5 million.

Miami Valley Gaming in Lebanon brought in $9.2 million, Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield Park saw a profit of $13.2 million, Cleveland's Thistledown raked in $10 million, and Scioto Downs Casino and Racetrack netted $11 million.

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