Ohio December report: State casino revenue $91.7m, second-highest ever

February 2, 2024
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Table games accounted for $25.9m, while slots generated $65.8m.

The state of Ohio has released its casino revenue report for December. Overall revenue came to $91.7m, up 14.1% from November’s $80.4m revenue and 15.5% from October’s $79.4m

The month was, overall, the second-highest grossing month for the state, sitting just behind March where the state made $93.5m. Total casino revenue for Ohio across the year in 2023 totaled $1.01bn.  

Of the four reported casinos, the biggest contributor to December’s revenue was Jack Cleveland, which accounted for 26.7%. Hollywood Columbus, Hard Rock Cincinnati and Hollywood Toledo were the other three reported casinos, taking the second, third and fourth place in terms of revenue contribution respectively.  

These stats do not account for the state’s online sports betting revenue. The state is particularly interesting in this regard, as it is one of few states where DraftKings has been shown to outperform FanDuel in terms of monthly revenue. 

Jack Cleveland  

In December, Jack Cleveland casino generated $24.5m, up 14.9% from the $21.4m made last month. It was the highest revenue month for the casino this year, beating the $23m made in January and $24.4m made in March. 

Slot revenue was responsible for the majority of these earnings, making $15.3m. Table revenue accounted for the remaining 37.6% of Jack Cleveland casinos revenue, making $9.2m. 

Total revenue for the casino this year was $268.2m. 

Hollywood Columbus  

The casino generated $24.3m in December, falling just behind its year-high revenue month of March by $24,447.  

Slots accounted for $18.7m, or 77.1%, of Hollywood Columbus’ revenue for December. The remainder was made by table games, which contributed $5.6m.

Hard Rock Cincinnati 

Hard Rock Cincinnati was the third-highest revenue-generating casino of the four listed in the Ohio Casino Control Commission’s (OCCC) report. The casino made $22.4m in December, just behind its April revenue of $22.5m and year-high in March of $24m.  

Table revenue in December was just above an even $8m, while slot revenue accounted for the remaining $14.4m.  

Hollywood Toledo 

Finally, Hollywood Toledo made $20.5m in December, up 16.5% from November. December reported the second-highest casino revenue for the year, once again just shy of revenue reported in March ($20.7m). 

Slots were once again the largest revenue contributor, making $17.3m in December. The remaining $3.2m was generated by slots.  


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