Slight drop reported in Hollywood Casino gaming revenues

Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway reported $12.3 million in gaming revenues for July 2019, a slight drop from July of 2018 when gaming revenues were $12.7 million.

According to Keith Kocher, Kansas Lottery director of program assurance and integrity, the revenues for most of the state’s casinos were flat for July. He announced the figures at Wednesday’s Kansas Lottery Commission meeting.

Casino gaming revenues in July were $15.6 million at Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas, as compared to $15.5 million in July 2018; $3.45 million at Boot Hill Casino in Dodge City, Kansas, as compared to $3.56 million in July 2018; and about $3 million at Kansas Crossing Casino near Pittsburg, Kansas, as compared to $2.8 million in July 2018.

The Unified Government receives 3 percent of the Hollywood Casino gaming revenues, which totals about $369,000. The state of Kansas receives 22 percent of the casino gaming revenues.

The June 2019 revenues at Hollywood Casino were $12.3 million, as compared to $12.48 million for June 2018.

In other action, Stephen Durrell, Kansas Lottery executive director, reported that the lottery is still rolling out self-service instant ticket machines at locations throughout Kansas. There may be other lottery ticket machines installed later.

The lottery’s website lists two of the machines in Wyandotte County so far, both at Walmarts. One is at the Walmart at 10824 Parallel Parkway, Kansas City, Kansas; and the other is at the Walmart at 12801 Kansas Ave., Bonner Springs.

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