Pennsylvania's gaming industry, including online gambling, collectively yielded a total revenue of $476,733,131 last month, indicating a 3.27% rise compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.
However, this figure represented a decrease from the $500 million plus generated in March, as announced by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The PGCB regulates various sources of gaming revenue, which include slot machines, table games, internet gaming, sports wagering, fantasy contests, and video gaming terminals (VGTs).
According to the PGCB, revenue from retail table games in April 2023 experienced a year-over-year decline. The revenue amounted to $84,373,687, which marked a decrease of 7.78% compared to April 2022, when the revenue reached $91,493,293.
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse achieved a total gaming revenue of $74,438,892 in the previous month, exhibiting a substantial increase of 13.51% from April 2022.
Hollywood Casino York recorded gaming revenue amounting to $8,691,414, denoting a 7.26% rise from the same period last year.
Parx Shippensburg, which commenced operations this year, generated $2,770,228 in gaming revenue during April, according to the PGCB.
The cumulative tax revenue generated from all forms of gaming and fantasy contests in Pennsylvania last month amounted to $195,655,736.