Ohio’s casinos and racinos set a record with $ 2.3 billion in gambling revenue in 2021

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio’s casinos and racinos created $ 2.31 billion in video gaming earnings in 2021, striking a yearly record that was broken in November.

Combined, the casinos and racinos had sales of $ 197 million in December, up from $ 133 million in 2015, according to reports from the Casino Control and Lottery Commission on Friday. This is the cash that the casinos keep after the jackpots are paid, however prior to federal government taxes and charges.

Breaking records is not a separated case when it concerns gambling revenue. Ohio’s casinos and racinos have actually broken the record for 9 in the past 10 years. The just year they didn’t was in 2020, when the -19 pandemic paralyzed them and enforced curfews for parts of the year.

In 2020, a year of closings and curfews, the casinos and Racinos created earnings of $ 1.44 billion.

They earned $ 2.31 billion in 2021, breaking the 2019 record of $ 1.94 billion.

On November 19, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine enforced an over night curfew that was closed for numerous hours every day, which normally works all the time. They resumed complete operation in mid-February.

In 2020, too, the centers were entirely closed from mid-March to mid-June.

Casinos pertained to the in May 2012 when JACK Casino (then called Horseshoe Cleveland) opened. Columbus, Cincinnati, and Toledo included the latter casinos. The Racinos opened on racetracks in June 2012, with Scioto Downs being the very first.

In 2012, the created $ 430 million in gambling revenue, according to an analysis of state records by cleveland.com.

The 3 gambling facilities in the Cleveland-Akron location, JACK Cleveland Casino, JACK Thistledown Racino and MGM Northfield Park, all saw boosts in December compared to December 2020.

* MGM Northfield Park had sales of $ 23 million, up from $ 14.2 million last December.

* JACK Cleveland Casino was $ 21.7 million, below $ 13.2 million.

* JACK Thistledown Racino was $ 16.7 million versus $ 10.6 million.

Overall, MGM Northfield raised $ 273.9 million in video gaming earnings for 2021. JACK Cleveland raised $ 257.4 million and JACK Thistledown raised $ 199.1 million.

Below are information on each Casino and Racino.

casinos

Nationwide Dec. 2021 Dec. 2020
revenue $ 84.6 million $ 59.9 million
JACK Cleveland Casino
revenue $ 21.7 million $ 13.2 million
Hollywood Columbus
revenue $ 22 million $ 15.4 million
Hard Rock Casino Cincinnati
revenue $ 20.9 million $ 10.7 million
Hollywood Toledo
revenue $ 19.7 million $ 20.5 million

Source: Casino Control Commission

Racinos

Nationwide Dec. 2021 Dec. 2020
revenue $ 112.3 million $ 72.7 million
JACK Thistledown Racino
revenue $ 16.6 million $ 10.6 million
MGM Northfield Park
revenue $ 23 million $ 14.2 million
Hollywood Mahoning Valley
revenue $ 8.8 million $ 8.3 million
Scioto Downs
revenue $ 19 million $ 12.8 million
Miami Valley Gaming
revenue $ 19.2 million $ 11.9 million
Belterra Park
revenue $ 8 million $ 5.7 million
Hollywood Dayton
secret $ 13.6 million $ 9.3 million

Source: Lottery Commission

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