CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As state Lottery revenues continue to decline, hit by competing casinos in border states as well as the downturn in the state economy, one location appears to be bucking the trend, according to figures presented Tuesday to the Lottery Commission.
March revenue at the casino at The Greenbrier resort was up 48 percent over March 2015, at $442,000, with video lottery revenue of $329,426 up 89 percent over the previous March.
Year-to-date, the casino at The Greenbrier has gross revenue of $4.817 million, up more than 7 percent over the same point in the 2014-15 budget year. Year-to-date video lottery revenue of $3.3 million is up 11 percent over 2014-15.
By comparison, gross revenue for video lottery at the four racetrack casinos is down 3 percent year-to-date, at $402.35 million, while table games revenue at those casinos is down more than 7 percent, at $32.66 million.
John Myers, acting Lottery director, said the numbers may be attributable to new management at The Greenbrier casino…