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MISSISSIPPI GROSS GAMING REVENUES
Month OCT SEP AUG JULY JUNE MAY
Month 2015/2016 OCT $99,474,187 SEP $98,362,885 AUG $98,154,506 JULY $105,144,280 JUNE $96,175,314 MAY $103,904,183
$601,215,355
Increase (Decrease) $(8,527,088) $(1,781,836) $(3,238,855) $(4,651,473) $(6,599,556) $290,825 $(24,507,983)
2015/2016 $74,104,004 $73,086,188 $72,815,844 $84,145,100 $79,067,908 $72,902,701
$456,121,744
RIVER CASINOS
Month 2016/2017 OCT $65,576,916 SEP $71,304,351 AUG $69,576,989 JULY $79,493,628 JUNE $72,468,352 MAY $73,193,526
$431,613,761
GULF COAST CASINOS
Month 2016/2017 OCT $94,104,792 SEP $95,481,291 AUG $98,355,360 JULY $108,380,079 JUNE $101,818,183 MAY $96,192,165
$594,331,870
% Increase (Decrease) -11.5% -2.4% -4.4% -5.5% -8.3% 0.4% -5.4%
% Increase (Decrease) -5.4% -2.9% 0.2% 3.1% 5.9% -7.4% -1.1%
Increase (Decrease) $(5,369,395) $(2,881,594) $200,854 $3,235,799 $5,642,868 $(7,712,018) $(6,883,485)
LOUISIANA GROSS GAMING REVENUES
Month OCT SEP AUG JULY JUNE MAY
Month OCT SEP AUG JULY JUNE MAY
Month OCT SEP AUG JULY JUNE MAY
Month OCT SEP AUG JULY JUNE MAY
Month OCT SEP AUG JULY JUNE MAY
2015/2016 $48,425,236 $51,477,208 $51,296,264 $60,523,893 $50,638,084 $54,245,893
$316,606,578
2015/2016 $59,072,998 $58,482,092 $58,343,597 $69,099,000 $60,779,642 $53,920,533
$359,697,862
2015/2016 $20,982,285 $22,587,643 $21,377,760 $23,841,516 $21,641,167 $22,507,775
$132,938,146
2015/2016 $25,379,007 $25,913,961 $19,257,467 $24,719,574 $23,320,310 $23,100,237
$141,690,556
Month 2016/2017 OCT $46,307,728 SEP $52,684,588 AUG $49,086,444 JULY $58,412,336 JUNE $52,887,117 MAY $54,189,829
$313,568,042
Increase (Decrease) $(2,117,508) $1,207,380 $(2,209,820) $(2,111,557) $2,249,033 $(56,064) $(3,038,536)
SHREVEPORT/BOSSIER CASINOS
% Increase (Decrease) -4.4% 2.3% -4.3% -3.5% 4.4% -0.1% -1.0%
% Increase (Decrease) -4.1% -11.1% -5.6% 2.6% -0.5% 12.1% -1.2%
% Increase (Decrease) -2.4% -2.5% -0.3% -1.4% 2.7% 4.3% 0.1%
% Increase (Decrease) -11.3% -9.7% 15.2% 9.8% 12.0% 13.7% 4.2%
% Increase (Decrease) 18.4% 4.7% 11.1% 6.9% 14.6% 8.4% 10.4%
LAKE CHARLES CASINOS Increase
Month 2016/2017 OCT $56,641,297 SEP $52,014,133 AUG $55,062,801 JULY $70,888,913 JUNE $60,494,734 MAY $60,448,486
$355,550,364
(Decrease) $(2,431,701) $(6,467,959) $(3,280,796)
$1,789,913 $(284,908) $6,527,953 $(4,147,498)
NEW ORLEANS CASINOS
Month 2016/2017 OCT $20,472,450 SEP $22,032,945 AUG $21,308,177 JULY $23,508,226 JUNE $22,217,339 MAY $23,480,184
$133,019,321
BATON ROUGE CASINOS
Month 2016/2017 OCT $22,506,614 SEP $23,404,179 AUG $22,189,457 JULY $27,133,262 JUNE $26,125,948 MAY $26,258,076
$147,617,536
Increase (Decrease) $(509,835) $(554,698) $(69,583) $(333,290) $576,172 $972,409 $81,175
Increase (Decrease) $(2,872,393) $(2,509,782) $2,931,990 $2,413,688 $2,805,638 $3,157,839 $5,926,980
2015/2016 $20,834,228 $23,650,086 $19,187,251 $22,450,804 $19,460,894 $23,274,096
$128,857,359
Month 2016/2017 OCT $24,676,876 SEP $24,771,409 AUG $21,320,586 JULY $23,990,638 JUNE $22,303,047 MAY $25,219,590
$142,282,146
Increase (Decrease) $3,842,648 $1,121,323 $2,133,335 $1,539,834 $2,842,153 $1,945,494
$13,424,787
HARRAH’S NEW ORLEANS CASINO
October revenue down in MS, but mixed in LA
By David Grisham
MISSISSIPPI/LOUISIANA — Statewide gaming revenue
totals were down in October of this year compared to October
of last year and compared to the previous month for Mississippi casinos. Breaking it down regionally, Gulf Coast and river casinos in Mississippi experienced a revenue decrease year over year and compared to the prior month. Revenue at Louisiana riverboat casinos decreased in October year over year and compared to
the prior month, while slots at racetracks saw increases in both cases. Louisiana’s land-based casino had a big jump year over year in October but was down by a fraction of a point compared to the previous month.
Mississippi casinos took in $159,681,708 in October, down 8 percent from the $173,578,191 collected in October of last year. Statewide revenue in October was 4.3 percent lower than the September revenue figure of $166,785,642.
Mississippi Gulf Coast casinos saw revenue drop by 5.4 percent in October 2017 compared to October 2016, going from $99,474,187 in October of last year to $94,104,792 this October. Compared to September revenue of $95,481,290, October revenue was down 1.4 percent on the Gulf Coast.
River casinos in Mississippi took in $65,576,916 this October, down 11.5 percent compared to the $74,104,004 they collected in October of last year. Compared to a September revenue figure of $71,304,351, river casinos experienced a decrease of 8 percent in October.
Statewide revenue was down 5.2 percent in Louisiana for riverboat casinos, going from $153,859,526 to $145,928,090 in the October-to-October comparison. Compared to a September revenue figure of $150,135,845, Louisiana riverboat casinos saw a 2.8 percent decrease in October.
The land-based Harrah’s New Orleans saw revenue jump 18.4 percent in October 2017 compared to October 2016, going from $20,834,228 to $24,676,876. Compared to September’s $24,771,409 revenue figure, land-based slots saw a slight 0.4 percent decrease in October.
Slots at Louisiana racetracks experienced a 2 percent increase in October 2017 versus October 2016, going from $27,175,416 to $27,712,760. Compared to September’s $26,397,996 revenue figure, slots at racetracks saw a 5 percent increase in October.
Breaking it down by region for Louisiana riverboat casinos, Shreveport/Bossier casinos saw revenue go from $48,425,236 in October 2016 to $46,307,728 in October 2017 for a 4.4 percent decrease (-12.1 percent compared to $52,684,588 in
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