Hollywood Casino GM: Cincinnati gaming market is 'evolving' and 'finite'

Indiana casinos took a big revenue hit in January

The rough winter continued for Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg, Ind. last month, as revenue dipped below $15 million for the first time in its history and Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati widened its market share lead on its once-dominant Indiana rival.

“There’s a lot of noise in these numbers,” said Hollywood General Manager Todd George, reacting to revenue figures released by the Indiana Gaming Commission Monday. “The winter weather can’t be ignored here. It did in fact have an impact on all of us, especially on the Indiana side. That’s what all of us are looking at. How much was weather? How much was increased competition?”

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