Louisiana casino winnings drop in January

Feb 22, 2016 11:23 AM

Louisiana’s 15 riverboats, four racetrack slots casinos and Harrah’s New Orleans casino brought in a combined $207.1 million, a 5.8 percent drop from January 2015’s $219.9 million.

The biggest percentage decrease happened in Lake Charles, where the winnings at the city’s three riverboats and Delta Downs racetrack were $71.3 million, an 8.9 percent drop from $78.2 million.

State police released the revenue figures on Thursday.

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