Louisiana Casino Revenues Down 12 Percent From July of Last Year
Revenue was also down at Harrah's New Orleans, the state's only land based casino, with $23.9 million in revenue. This was 13 percent less than
July of last year and 15 percent less than June.
On average, gamblers lost the most at Horseshoe Bossier City, Eldorado Resort in Shreveport and Treasure Chest in Kenner
Louisiana casinos brought in almost $197.6 million in July, a 12 percent drop from July of last year
and a three percent drop from June. This does not include revenue from Indian casinos, which are not required to report winnings publicly.
The state's 12 riverboats brought in $138.6 million, down from June's $139.9 million and 13 percent less than July of 2011. Louisiana's four racetrack casinos did slightly better, dropping only eight percent from July of last year.