Pennsylvania gaming revenue up 26% in January over 2021
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that total revenue generated from gaming and fantasy contests in January totaled $393.1 million, an increase of 26% compared to January 2021. However, that figure is below November’s record month of $432.4 million.
January was a record month for revenue generated from internet gaming, which totaled $108.3 million, the Gaming Control Board reported Friday. That figure surpassed the previous highest amount set in October 2021 when revenue was $102.8 million.
Total tax revenue for the month was $157.5 million.
Wyomissing-based Penn National Gaming Inc. had the most profitable facility in the state in January. The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County saw total revenue of $57.2 million, an increase of 31.3% over January 2021. That figure is about $5.4 million more than Parx Casino, Bensalem, Bucks County, which had $51.8 million in revenue in January.
Hollywood Casino saw most of its revenue generated from internet gaming, accounting for $41.2 million. Slot machines accounted for $12.2 million, and table games were $2.2 million.
Hollywood Casino York, which opened in August, had revenue of $6.6 million, with nearly $5 million generated from slots.
The Hollywood Casino in Morgantown, which opened in December, had total revenue in January of $4.4 million.
One casino showed a decrease from a year ago. Hollywood Casino at the Meadows in Washington County had revenue for the month of $16.7 million, a decrease of 15.3% from January 2021.
Among other regional casinos:
• Rivers Casino Philadelphia had total revenue of $42.2 million, with internet gaming generating $27.4 million, $7.1 million from slots and $6.8 million from table games.
• Valley Forge Casino in Upper Merion had total revenue of $50.9 million, with slots generating $8.1 million, $3.2 million from table games and $20.4 million from internet gaming.
• Wind Creek Bethlehem had total revenue of $36.4 million, with $18.2 million generated by slots, $18.7 million from table games and $1 million internet gaming.
• Live! Casino Philadelphia reported $16.7 million in total revenue, with $6.4 million generated by slots, $6.7 million from table games and $2.8 million from internet gaming.
• Harrah’s Philadelphia, Chester, reported $17.3 million in total revenue, with $10.5 million from slots, $3.7 million from table games and $2.9 million from internet gaming.
• Video Gaming Terminal revenue was $3.1 million, with $2 million going to Penn National-owned Marquee by Penn.