The Ohio Casino Control Commission released the November totals for the four casinos in the state with a steep drop in revenues reported. The state saw gambling revenues fall by almost $3.5 million with only the Hollywood Casino Toledo reporting a small gain.
The Hollywood Casino Columbus saw a 4% decline in November earnings when compared to the same month on 2015. The casino brought in $16.67 million this year. The Jack Cleveland Casino also saw a 4% decrease with just $15.31 million earned in November. The Jack Cincinnati Casino saw the largest decline with a 7% decrease in gaming revenues earned. The casino was able to earn $15.31 million for the month.
The Hollywood Casino Toledo was the only gaming venue to see an increase which was just at 1%. The Toledo venue brought in $14.47 million for the month. The information gathered by the commission includes revenues from gaming only. Total revenues for all four venues came in at $61.16 million for November which is a 5% decrease from 2015 and the lowest totals for the month since the casinos began offering gaming services.
Ohio has been impacted heavily by other states expanding their gambling offerings including Pennsylvania, Indiana and Michigan.