MISSOURI POSTS 15.4% INCREASE IN GAMING WIN

June 15, 2001 10:20 PM
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Gaming revenue in Missouri increased to $94.267 million in May, a 15.4% increase over the $81.6 million won in May 2000.

All riverboat casinos except Aztar Caruthersville posted net gains for the month. The highest increases were at St. Joseph Riverboat (41%), President St. Louis (29.6%) and Ameristar St. Charles (19.5%).

Harrah’s Kansas City reported revenues of $16.272 million, a 9.7% increase over last May’s $14.8 million; and Harrah’s Maryland Heights took in $22.8 million, an 18.2% gain over last year’s $19.3 million.