Casino Gaming Revenue and Fund Distribution - Kansas Lottery

Boot Hill Casino: 1.5% each to Dodge City and Ford County; Kansas Star Casino: 1% each to City of Mulvane, Sumner County, and Sedgwick County; Hollywood Casino: 3% to the Unified Government of Wyandotte County & Kansas City; Kansas Crossing Casino: 1% each to City of Pittsburg, Crawford County, Cherokee County We were in Dodge City overnight so stopped by to check out the casino. Overall it was nice. We signed up for their play card and got free play and dessert at their restaurant. Played for a couple hours; didn't win anything but didn't lose much either. We go for entertainment, Stephen Durrell, executive director of the Kansas Lottery, said the casinos in Dodge City, Mulvane, Pittsburg and Kansas City, Kan., closed March 23 and didn’t reopen for two months. By the end of the fiscal year June 30, the casinos reported revenue declines of 15% to 20% for a total decline of $77 million compared to the previous fiscal year. Overall revenue slumped from $411 million to Kansas’s gross casino gaming revenue grew by 603.7% in 2012. It went from $48 million in 2011 in revenue to $341 million, with several casinos either opening in 2012 or operating for their first full year. The state legalized casinos in 2007. Two years later the first one opened – the Boot Hill Casino in Dodge City. The state now has three DODGE CITY, Kan. — A casino has opened in Dodge City, reviving memories of the once- raucous cowtown that inspired television’s “Gunsmoke.” Revenues from the new Boot Hill Casino and Resort will go to the state. The casino complex opened with 20,000 square feet of gambling space, 584 slot machines and 12 tables for blackjack, poker, craps and roulette, along with a bar, a restaurant Revenue flowing through the casino operated by Butler National Service Corp. annually plasters a $9 million smile on the face of state revenue officials, but the costume . DODGE CITY — Marshal

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