Illinois-based Horseshoe Gaming reported third quarter net income of $174.3 million, buoyed by the $162.5 million gain on the sale of its Joilet riverboat casino. Net last year was $20.7 million.
Net incomes in Bossier City, however, decreased 4% from last year's results, while Tunica reported an increase in net revenues of 8%.
Net revenues in Hammond increased 3% in the third quarter compared to the prior year.
Overall, EBITDA reached $52.6 million for the quarter as compared to $60.4 million reported last year.