Ohio Casino Revenue Led By Hollywood Columbus Casino In July

Written By Nicholaus Garcia on September 1, 2023 - Last Updated on September 20, 2023
Ohio Casino, Sports Gambling Revenue Increases in July

After a mediocre June, Ohio casinos experienced a bounce back in July with more than $85 million in gaming revenue. 

The state’s four commercial casinos generated $85,950,579 in total revenue for the month, up from $82.8 million in JuneIn terms of sports betting, the industry also experienced a jump, going from $32.7 million in June to $37.1 million in July. 

Good month for Ohio casinos 

According to data from the Ohio Casino Control Commissionleading the way in July was the Hollywood Columbus Casino, which generated $23.1 million in total revenue. Hollywood Casino has been relatively consistent throughout the first seven months of 2023. The property has managed to generate between $21 and $24 million each month in gaming revenue all year. 

With $160.1 million in total gaming revenue, Hollywood Casino narrowly beats out Jack Cleveland Casino ($157 million) for the most gaming revenue in 2023.

Total gaming revenue July:

  • Jack Cleveland Casino: $22.1 million ($157 million YTD)
  • Hollywood Columbus Casino: $23.2 million ($160.1 million YTD)
  • Hard Rock Cincinnati Casino: $21 million ($149 million YTD)
  • Hollywood Toledo Casino: $20 million ($133 million YTD)

Ohio sports betting posts solid numbers in July

In July, the 18 Ohio online sportsbooks generated $36 million in revenue, easily outpacing retail sportsbooks ($1.2 million).

Through the first seven months, online sports betting has generated more than $563 million in revenue, with retail sportsbooks earning $13 million.

Sitting at the top of the mountain for the first time this year is the DraftKings Sportsbook. Through its partnership with Hollywood Toledo, DraftKings generated $116.2 million in total gross receipts.

For the first six months of the year, the FanDuel Sportsbook has claimed the top spot. In July, FanDuel generated $107 million in total gross receipts, down from the $120 million reported in June.

Top online sports betting operators in July:

  • DraftKings: $116.2 million
  • FanDuel: $107 million
  • Bet365: $24 million
  • BetMGM: $23 million
  • Caesars: $18 million

As for retail operators, four operators managed to generate over $1 million in total gross receipts. 

Top retail sports betting operators in July:

  • BetMGM: $2.8 million
  • Seminole Hard Rock Digital: $1.5 million
  • Barstool: $1.3 million
  • Caesars: $1.06 million
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Nick Garcia is a senior reporter for PlayUSA. Garcia provides analysis and in-depth coverage of the gambling industry with a key focus on online casinos, sports betting and financial markets. Garcia has been covering the US gambling market since 2017. He attended Texas Tech University as an undergrad and received a Master of Arts in Journalism from Columbia College Chicago.

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