Kansas' 4 state-owned casinos say revenue down 28% in 2020
February 14, 2021
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' four state-owned casinos reported a 28% drop in revenue last year when they were closed for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The four casinos in Kansas City, Mulvane, Dodge City and Pittsburg generated about $300 million revenue in 2020, down from $416 million the year before. That means state and local governments are receiving less money from gambling.
"It's been a really difficult year for a lot of businesses and obviously, our casinos are part of that," said Stephen Durrell, executive director of the Kansas Lottery, which owns the four casin...