Revenue Up For Kansas Star Casino In May

By: AP posted by Carissa Fox
By: AP posted by Carissa Fox

MULVANE, Kan. (AP) _ 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 Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/KXi8Gd ) 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.


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