Louisiana gaming revenue reaches $196 million in June, year-over-year drop of 2%

July 20, 2023 3:39 PM

Louisiana gaming revenue reaches $196 million in June, year-over-year drop of 2%

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  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports
July 20, 2023 3:39 PM
  • Rege Behe, CDC Gaming Reports

The Louisiana Gaming Control Board on Thursday posted revenue of $196 million in June from riverboat casinos and the Harrah’s New Orleans land-based casino, a year-over-year decrease of 2 percent and a drop from the $202.8 million generated in May.

Louisiana online sports betting was responsible for $12.5 million in revenue on a handle of $146 million, with retail sports betting generating $1.2 million in revenue from a handle of $14.4 million.

The Lake Charles district brought in $79.5 million in revenue, a year-over-year increase of 5.4 percent. Gaming revenue at Golden Nugget Lake Charles was $29.3 million, with L’Auberge Casino Resort Lake Charles bringing in $27.3 million, Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel $14.2 million and Horseshoe Lake Charles $8.8 million.

Shreveport/Bossier properties generated revenue of $45.7 million, a decrease of 14.4 percent from June 2022. Margaritaville Resort Casino posted revenue of $15.3 million, with Horseshoe Bossier City bringing in $10.2 million and Bally’s Shreveport Casino & Hotel reporting $9 million.

Properties in the New Orleans district generated revenue of $43.2 million, a year-over-year decrease of 11.6 percent. Harrah’s New Orleans brought in revenue of $19.8 million, followed by Boomtown Casino & Hotel with $10.2 million and Treasure Chest Casino with $7.1 million.

The Baton Rouge district posted revenue of $21.5 million, a year-over-year increase of 12.2 percent. L’Auberge Casino Hotel generated of $16 million, followed by Hollywood Casino Baton Rouge with $4.4 million and the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino Hotel with $1.1 million.

Revenue from Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino in St. Landry Parish was $6 million, down 2.1 percent from June 2022.

Rege Behe is lead contributor to CDC Gaming Reports. He can be reached at rbehe@cdcgaming.com. Please follow @RegeBehe_exPTR on Twitter.