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Pennsylvania Online Gambling Revenue Best In US For March

Written By Katarina Vojvodic on April 19, 2023
Pennsylvania Casino Revenue March 2023

According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), monthly gaming revenue in the Keystone State exceeded half a billion dollars for the first time.

Online gambling in Pennsylvania set a new record generating a massive $181.5 million in revenue throughout March.

During the month, the total tax revenue collected through all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was $212.4 million.

Pennsylvania online casino revenue breaks another record

In March, Pennsylvania online casinos and sports betting operators generated a gigantic $181.5 million in revenue. The figure is a record for any US online casino state, topping Pennsylvania’s December 2022’s record of $166.9 million.

March revenue numbers also represent a significant increase from this year’s previous months. Online casinos generated $162.3 million in February and $160.3 million in January.

Here’s a breakdown of the $181.5 million revenue generated in March:

  • Online slots revenue: $138.2 million
  • Table games revenue: $40.5 million
  • Online poker revenue: $2.9 million

Hollywood Penn National as the top earner

Among the state’s 17 operators, these were the most successful online casinos in March:

  1. Hollywood Penn National generated $76.7 million in total revenue
  2. Rivers Philadelphia collected $38.5 million in revenue
  3. Valley Forge took nearly $37.2 million

Pennsylvania gaming revenue exceeds $515.3 million

The combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming during March brought in $515.3 million. The figure is an 11.35% year-over-year increase compared to revenue generated in March 2022.

The revenue includes income from:

  • Slot machines
  • Table games
  • Internet gaming
  • Sports betting,
  • Fantasy contests
  • Video gaming terminals (VGTs)

March revenue by game type

Retail slots revenue remained the primary gambling revenue source in the state with $225.4 million, almost a 5% year-over-year increase. Revenue from online gambling was $104.8 million, with over a 32% YOY growth. However, retail table games revenue decreased almost 9% from last year, totaling $85.9 million.

Sports betting revenue increased 60% year-over-year in March, reaching $50.6 million.

Meanwhile, video gaming terminal revenue saw a nearly 2% decline at $3.8 million. Fantasy sports revenue showed a slight yearly increase (0.59%) of $1.4 million.

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Katarina Vojvodic is a lead writer for PlayUSA who lives in Toronto. Vojvodic provides coverage of the US gambling industry with a focus on US online casinos. Previously, she covered Ontario’s online gambling industry for PlayCanada.com. Vojvodic holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Belgrade. Outside working hours, she can be found near the water with her husband and their two kids.

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