Bristol Casino reports $12.7M gaming revenue for October
BRISTOL, Va. — The Bristol Casino, future home of Hard Rock surpassed more than $215 million in adjusted gaming revenue during October, some 16 months after opening.
Virginia’s first casino reported almost $12.7 million in adjusted gaming revenue during the month of October, nearly matching the $12.71 million reported in September, according to a new report from the Virginia Lottery.
The Bristol Casino reported $10.32 million in adjusted revenue from its 897 slot machines, or about 81% of its total revenue for the month. While slots revenue dropped slightly, revenue from its 29 table games rose to $2.35 million, up from $2.03 million the month prior.
In its first 16 months of operation, the casino has reported over $215.4 million in total adjusted gaming revenue — wagers minus winnings — including $176 million from slots and about $39 million, historic figures show.
In October the state’s three casinos reported over $49.5 million in adjusted gaming revenue including $37.2 million from slots and $12.4 million from table games, according to the lottery.
Rivers Casino Portsmouth reported $14.3 million from slots and $5.7 million from its 81 table games, for a total of $20.03 million for October.
The temporary Caesars Virginia facility in Danville reported $12.6 million revenue from its 822 slots and nearly $4.25 million from its 33 table games, for an October total of $16.84 million.
Casino revenues generated $9.11 million in total gaming tax revenues for the month. HR Bristol generated $2.28 million including over $760,000 for Southwest Virginia.
Rivers Casino Portsmouth generated $3.79 million including $1.24 million for the host city. Caesars Virginia generated $3.03 million, or about $1.01 million for the host city. The state netted about $6 million for the month of October, according to the report.