ARGOSY GAMING BOOSTS YEARLY OUTLOOK

January 17, 2002 11:31 PM
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Argosy Gaming said it had boosted its earnings estimates for the fourth quarter and full year, citing less uncertainty in the industry.

The Illinois-based company reported in an Associated Press story that its earnings rose from an expected 67 cents to 70 per share in the fourth quarter. The yearly mark of $2.22 per share wound up finishing at $2.25.

Argosy said the prior outlook was made regarding reaction surrounding the Sept. 11 terrorist attack.