New Jersey gaming revenue falls again in April

New Jersey gaming revenues fell again for the month of April.
New Jersey gaming revenues fell again for the month of April.

Overall gambling revenue amounted to US$82.6million in April, down from US$265.4 million for the same month last year.

US.- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has reported a 68.9 per cent year-on-year drop in gaming revenue for April due to the enforced Covid-19 casino closure in the state.

Overall gambling revenue amounted to US$82.6million in April, down from US$265.4 million for the same month last year.

Online gaming contributed $80million to the total with sports betting accounting for $2.6million.

April revenue was also down month on month, dropping 49.5 per cent compared to the US$163.5 million generated in March.

Land-based casinos in New Jersey generated no gaming revenue during the month, having been forced to close from March 16.

The closures of casinos is in line with state-wide orders to help combat the spread of Covid-19.

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