Revenues were down from May to June at the Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kan.
According to figures released today by the Kansas Lottery Commission, revenues in June were $10.4 million as compared to $11.6 million in May.
In a written report to the Kansas Racing and Gaming Commission, Bob Sheldon, vice president of Hollywood Casino, stated that total gaming revenue this June was 2.8 percent less than last June.
Slot revenue increased eight-tenths of a percent over the previous year, while table games revenue decreased 21.2 percent when compared with June 2013. There was a large swing in hold percentage compared to last June, which had an abnormally high hold, according to his report.
Sheldon also pointed out there was one less Saturday in June 2014 than in June 2013.
Marketing promotional efforts were consistent, and included a “Spring into Summer” drawing in June, with a $15,000 cash prize, he noted.
At the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kan., revenues dropped from $15.3 million in May to $14 million in June. That casino near Wichita saw a 15 percent drop in June 2014 admissions as compared to June 2013 admissions, and a 10 percent drop in revenues.
The Boot Hill Casino in Dodge City, Kan., reported a 6.2 percent decrease in total gaming revenue from May to June 2014. Revenues were $3.1 million in June 2014 as compared to $3.4 million in May 2014.
Visitation was down in June because of the start of the harvest for many farmers in southwest Kansas, according to the Boot Hill report.