WARREN – The revenue of the four Ohio casinos dropped 10% in August, one month after reaching an all-time high of $ 86 million in the first full month they opened during the viral outbreak.
The latest numbers from the Ohio Casino Control Commission show that total revenue last month eclipsed $ 77.3 million, which is up 8% from the $ 71.3 million of the four revenues recorded in August 2019.
Table games last month generated $ 22.6 million in revenue, and revenue per slot was $ 54.7 million compared to $ 23.2 million and $ 62.7 million in July. In August 2019, table games generated $ 21.3 million and slots, $ 50 million, according to the commission.
Ohio’s disrupted home stay order, put in place to try to slow the spread of COVID-19, caused casinos to close from March 13 to June 18. In June, they recorded $ 34 million in total revenue before setting the record in July. , due, in part, to people finding alternative entertainment outlets.
Casinos in Ohio are Jack Cleveland Casino, Jack Cincinnati Casino, Hollywood Casino Toledo, and Hollywood Casino Columbus.