Record online gaming results have helped drive Pennslyvania’s gaming revenues up by 5.7 per cent in October.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that revenues reached $450.2m, generating tax in October of $183.7m.
Hollywood Casino at Penn National generated the most land-based revenue at $68.7m, an increase of 20.4 per cent. Valley Forge Casino Resort was the next top earner bringing in $56.5m, up 31.7 per cent with Parx Casino in third place with revenues of $54.9m, marking a decrease of 4.2 per cent. Rivers Casino Philadelphia generated $49m whilst Wind Creek Bethlehem brought in $43.8m.
Slot machines were down slightly at $199m, marking a decrease of 2.1 per cent with less machines in operation at 25,497, compared to 25,717 last year. Table games revenue for October 2022 was $79.8m, falling 10.4 per cent from October 2021.
Online casino gaming saw an increase, an increase of 21 per cent to $124.5m whilst sports betting handle came in at $797.1m, up 2.69 per cent increase. Valley Forge Casino Resort led the sports betting market bringing in $22.1m in revenue with handle of $292m.