Pennsylvania gaming revenue in April up 14% from 2021
HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming — plus fantasy contests in April 2022 was $461,624,617. This represents a 14% increase over revenue generated in April 2021.
That figure was $1,115,481 lower than the March 2022 results – which was an all-time monthly high for Commonwealth Games.
Total tax revenue generated from all forms of fantasy gaming and contests for the month was $187.6 million, the Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday.
Penn National Gaming Inc., based in Wyomissing, had the most profitable facility in the state in April. The Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County recorded total revenue of $65.6 million, an increase of 22.5% from April 2021. That figure is approximately $8.2 million more than Valley Forge Casino Resort, Upper Merion, Montgomery County, which had $57.4 million. turnover in April.
Hollywood Casino saw most of its revenue generated from internet gaming, accounting for $45.2 million. Slots accounted for $14.7 million and table games $2.6 million.
Hollywood Casino York, which opened in August 2021, had $8.1 million in revenue in April, including $5.9 million from slots.
The Hollywood Casino in Morgantown, which opened in December 2021, had total April revenue of $5.1 million, including $4.2 million from slots.
Two casinos posted declines from a year ago. Parx Casino, Bethlehem had monthly revenue of $57.1 million, down 9.34% from a year ago. Mount Airy Casino Resort at Mt. Pocono had monthly revenue of $20.1 million, down 15.35% from April 2021.
Among the other regional casinos:
Rivers Casino Philadelphia had total revenue of $49.1 million, with internet gaming generating $28.9 million, $10.7 million from slots and $8.9 million from board games.
Valley Forge Casino in Upper Merion had total revenue of $57.3 million, with slots generating $9.7 million, $3.3 million from table games and $21.5 million dollars from Internet gambling.
Wind Creek Bethlehem had total revenue of $49.5 million, of which $25 million was generated from slots, $22.8 million from table games and $1.4 million from Internet games.
Live! Casino Philadelphia recorded total revenue of $25.6 million, including $11.9 million from slots, $10.2 million from table games and $3.6 million from games. Internet games.
Harrah’s Philadelphia, Chester recorded total revenue of $20.1 million, including $12 million from slots, $4.7 million from table games and $3.2 million from games on the Internet.
Revenue from the video game terminal was $3.8 million, down 2.6% from April 2021, including $2.3 million for Marquee by Penn, owned by Penn National.
Sources of gaming revenue regulated by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board include slots, table games, internet gaming, sports betting, fantasy contests, and VGTs.