Thursday, June 14, 2012
Business continues to be good at the Kansas Star Casino near Mulvane.
The Kansas Lottery reports the casino collected a net of $15.1 million gambling revenue in May, an increase from $14.5 million in April.
The casino's best month since the casino opened last December was March, when it collected $16.8 million.
Lottery officials say the casino has generated $84.5 million in revenue since December. The state has received $18.6 million, or 22 percent, of that revenue.
The city of Mulvane and Sumner and Sedgwick counties each received $845,000 and another $1.7 million went to the state's gambling addiction fund.
The casino's manager, Peninsula Gaming of Dubuque, Iowa, made $61.7 million, or 73 percent.