Chart Of The Day: A state by state look at the January performance of regional gaming
- Mature regional Same-store sales (SSS) is trending +8% in January with Louisiana and Mississippi still to report
- At the end of the day, January will grow faster than any month in 6 years owing to an easy, weather related comp, lower gas prices, and an improved economy
- So far, West Virginia has been the only disappointment with gaming revenues down ~6% in January. Fierce competition from Ohio, Maryland (Horseshoe Baltimore opened in Aug 2014), and Pennsylvania continue to weigh on the state.