Published: May 9, 2022

Ohio’s 11 casinos and racinos brought in $215.6 million in April

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Ohio’s gambling establishments brought in $215.6 million in April, less than a percentage point shy of the record amount of revenue recorded last April.

Ohio’s 11 casinos and racinos have been surging after coming out of COVID-19 related curfews.

In April 2021, they took in $217.1 million, a record month at the time, according to monthly reports released by the state’s casino control and lottery commissions on Thursday.

This past April the casinos and racinos were 0.7% shy of the record, making it still the third best month since casinos and racinos came back to the state in 2012.

Ohio’s casinos saw a minor improvement from last year with $92.8 million in revenue, abou$300,000 more than April 2021. The racinos combined brought in $122.7 million, down $1.8 million from April 2021.

Only one gambling establishment in the Cleveland-Akron area posted gains compared to last year’s record month.

* MGM Northfield Park had $25.6 million in revenue, up from $24.5 million last April.

* JACK Cleveland Casino had $23.1 million, down from $24.1 million.

* JACK Thistledown Racino had $17.2 million, down from $19.5 million.

So far in 2022, $782 million in gambling revenue has been brought in by Ohio’s 11 casinos and racinos. Gambling revenue is the money kept by the house after paying out winnings.


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