Virginia: Hard Rock's temporary Bristol casino tops $37M in handle during first week of activity
The new Hard Rock Bristol Casino in Virginia has seen its patrons wager more than $37.5 million during its first full week of operation. The casino's adjusted gaming revenue after payouts was $3.74 million and it generated more that $673,000 in taxes. 90% of the revenue came from the casino’s 900 slot machines, which generated wagering of $34.57 million, and winnings of $31.22 million.
The Virginia Lottery has reported $3.7 billion in lottery ticket sales during fiscal 2021-22. Scratchers accounted for $1.32 billion and iLottery was $ 1.27 billion. Sports wagering exceeded $2.1 billion during the first five months of 2022. FanDuel is the state leader with 40.9% of all sports wagers, followed by Draft Kings at 22. 1%, BetMGM at 19. 7%, Caesars at 9.