Over 9% increase in February gambling revenue spurs PA gaming growth

Over 9% increase in February gambling revenue spurs PA gaming growth
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20 March 2024- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) reported today that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming, along with fantasy contests, during February 2024 was $499,093,210, an increase of 9.25% compared to revenue generated in February 2023. 

Sources of gaming revenue regulated by the PGCB include slot machines, table games, internet gaming, sports wagering, fantasy contests and video gaming terminals (VGTs). The PGCB has posted separate reports for these types of gaming on its website, https://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov/

Total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was $204,961,221* during February 2024.

The following chart compiles all revenue generated in February 2024 by casinos, along with fantasy contests and VGTs operated by other vendors and includes a comparison to total revenue generated in February 2023.

February Revenue by Game Type

The PGCB is also providing a synopsis of revenue year-over-year by types of games: 

Slot Machine Revenue

This February’s revenue from the play of retail slot machines was $202,742,794, a 0.04% decrease in revenue when compared to the $202,822,213 generated in February 2023. 

The number of slot machines in operation in February 2024 was 24,962 compared to 25,708 at the casinos in February 2023. 

Tax revenue from the play of slots machines in February 2024 was $102,239,835*.

Retail Table Games Revenue

Retail Table games revenue for February 2024 was $76,645,816, an increase of 2.87% from February 2023 when revenue was $74,505,042.

Table games revenue for each of the casinos, with the percentage change reflected over the previous year, is as follows. 

Total tax revenue from table games play during February 2024 was $12,547,340*.