Jun 21, 2001 7:49 PM

Isle of Capri Casinos reported 26 cents in net income per diluted share for the fourth fiscal quarter on $275 million in net revenue.

Pre-tax earnings rose nearly $5 million to $65.3 million.

For the fiscal year ended April 29, the company posted 80 cents in net income per share, down from $1.11 in fiscal 2000.

Pre-tax earnings for the year reached $224.2 million on net revenues of $982.8 million. Revenues rose substantially as a result of the opening of two casinos in Mississippi.

Isle of Capri owns 14 riverboat, dockside and land-based casinos in Mississippi, Louisiana, Colorado, Iowa, Missouri and Las Vegas.