Pennsylvania Gaming Revenues Jump in April

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The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced this week that it saw gambling revenues jump 3.3% in April when compared to last year, hitting $476.7 million.

The total is higher than last year but fell well short of the $515.3 million generated in March of this year, which set an all-time record. Land casino slot revenues dropped 2.2% to $213 million. Retail table game revenues were down 7.8% to $84.4 million.

Online casino revenues were up 21.3% to $137.2 million. Online slot revenues were up 24.7% to $95.6 million. Online table game revenues were also up, hitting $38.9 million. Online poker revenues were down 7% to $2.7 million.

The top-performing casino was Hollywood Casino at Penn National, which had $58.5 million in revenue. Valley Forge Casino Resort was next with $31.2 million, while Rivers Casino Philadelphia had $26.1 million in revenues.

Sportsbetting revenues in the state came to $37 million, rising 10%. $34.5 million of that total came from online betting, while retail generated $2.6 million. Handle came in at $572.2 million, down 0.1%.

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Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.