Casino revenue rises 3.3 percent in St. Louis area


ST. LOUIS (AP) – Casino revenue is on the rise in the St. Louis area.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the six casinos in the St. Louis region saw revenue rise 3.3 percent in September, compared to September 2015. The casinos — four in Missouri and two in Illinois — took in $82.8 million.

Four of the six casinos reported an increase in revenue. Lumiere Place in St. Louis had an 8.4 percent decline and Argosy Alton in Illinois was down 2.9 percent.

Hollywood Casino in Maryland Heights, Missouri, had the largest increase, 9.4 percent.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch