The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has reported that September’s revenue was up 46 per cent compared to September 2020.
US.- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has reported that the state’s combined total revenue from regulated gaming and fantasy contests reached $415.6m in September. That’s an increase of 1.8 per cent on August 2021 ($408m) and a 46 per cent rise from September 2020.
Total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was $169.1m during September 2021.
Sources of gaming revenue regulated by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board include slot machines, table games, internet gaming, retail and internet sports wagering, fantasy contests and video gaming terminals (VGTs). July still hold the year’s record with $423.8 in revenue.
Pennsylvania gaming revenue by segment
September’s gross revenue from slot machines at the casinos was $198.9m, a 26 per cent increase from September 2020. Tax revenue from slots was $101.4m. Table games revenue was $84m, an increase of 42 per cent year-on-year. Tax revenue was $13.5m.
Online asino gaming generated gross revenue of $97.8m in September, an increase of 71.5 per cent from September 2020. Tax revenue was $41.6m. The sports wagering handle for September 2021 was $578.8m, up from $462.8m in 2020. Taxable sports wagering revenue was $28.3m, up 351 per cent.
Total adjusted revenue for video gaming terminals (VGTs) was $3.4m, while revenue from fantasy contests was $3.2m.