Another month, another record breaking gaming haul in PA as revenue eclipses $520,000,000 for month of May

18 June 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 May 2024 was $520,997,868, an increase of 8.68% compared to revenue generated in May 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 $216,300,232* during May 2024.

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

SourceMay 2024Total RevenueMay 2023Total Revenue% Change
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$81,651,907$74,356,7279.81%
Valley Forge Casino Resort$79,578,135$64,218,23123.92%
Parx Casino$56,656,035$58,749,678-3.56%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$50,927,343$50,202,2741.44%
Wind Creek Bethlehem$46,274,387$46,271,6570.01%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$32,460,571$31,315,5313.66%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$28,373,958$25,403,37011.69%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$27,254,405$22,967,91318.66%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$22,658,360$18,831,41620.32%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$20,709,449$22,235,672-6.86%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$19,080,466$21,546,992-11.45%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$9,870,756$9,697,0231.79%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$9,610,934$8,911,6957.85%
Hollywood Casino York$8,834,332$8,401,6815.15%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$8,321,989$7,104,35417.14%
Bally’s Pennsylvania$4,270,536n/an/a
Golden Nugget$4,065,595n/an/a
Video Gaming Terminals$3,686,448$3,577,9723.03%
Parx Shippensburg$3,225,735$2,680,11220.36%
The Casino at Nemacolin$2,336,054$1,691,93738.07%
Fantasy Contests$1,150,472$1,213,424-5.19%
Statewide Total$520,997,868$479,377,6608.68%

May Revenue by Game Type

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

Type of Gaming RevenueMay 2024May 2023% Change
Retail Slots Revenue$214,133,424$210,862,2681.55%
iGaming Slot Revenue$126,899,919$100,590,74226.15%
Retail Tables Revenue$83,725,161$81,648,3552.54%
iGaming Tables Revenue$44,914,620$37,878,17818.58%
Sports Wagering Revenue$44,212,853$41,104,5907.56%
Video Gaming Terminals Revenue$3,686,448$3,577,9723.03%
iGaming Poker Revenue$2,274,971$2,502,131-9.08%
Fantasy Contests Revenue$1,150,472$1,213,424-5.19%
Total Gaming Revenue$520,997,868$479,377,6608.68%

Slot Machine Revenue

This May’s revenue from the play of retail slot machines was $214,133,424, a 1.55% increase in revenue when compared to the $210,862,268 generated in May 2023. 

The number of slot machines in operation in May 2024 was 24,862 compared to 25,495 at the casinos in May 2023.  

Slot machine revenue for each of the casinos, with the percentage change reflected over the previous year, is as follows:

CasinoMay 2024 Slots RevenueMay 2023 Slots Revenue% Change
Parx Casino$32,653,976$33,913,430-3.71%
Wind Creek Bethlehem$24,071,671$24,504,781-1.77%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$23,330,228$22,403,8614.13%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$15,414,009$15,676,924-1.68%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$14,706,171$14,045,3854.70%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$13,887,585$13,349,0184.03%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$12,658,537$11,537,4889.72%
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$12,154,749$12,355,157-1.62%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$11,709,583$11,866,403-1.32%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$9,860,696$10,234,900-3.66%
Valley Forge Casino Resort$8,970,045$9,234,668-2.87%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$8,607,130$8,230,2424.58%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$8,315,832$7,851,9395.91%
Hollywood Casino York$7,017,198$6,737,2064.16%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$5,525,721$4,718,75017.10%
Parx Shippensburg$3,126,134$2,606,54419.93%
The Casino at Nemacolin$2,124,160$1,595,57433.13%
Statewide Total$214,133,424$210,862,2681.55%

Tax revenue from the play of slots machines in May 2024 was $108,393,393*.

Retail Table Games Revenue

Retail Table games revenue for May 2024 was $83,725,161, an increase of 2.54% from May 2023 when revenue was $81,648,355.

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

CasinoMay 2024 Table Games RevenueMay 2023 Table Games Revenue% Change
Wind Creek Bethlehem$20,232,634$19,825,3732.05%
Parx Casino$18,310,671$18,141,5010.93%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$10,964,398$7,009,59556.42%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$7,617,807$7,445,4982.31%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$6,898,918$8,024,649-14.03%
Valley Forge Casino Resort$3,355,138$2,898,49015.75%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$2,669,170$3,162,793-15.61%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$2,668,139$2,508,7056.36%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$2,382,284$2,771,989-14.06%
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$2,123,249$2,388,626-11.11%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$2,035,127$2,783,395-26.88%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$1,229,628$994,07323.70%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$1,212,352$1,353,242-10.41%
Hollywood Casino York$968,013$1,350,707-28.33%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$744,056$820,947-9.37%
The Casino at Nemacolin$211,895$96,364119.89%
Parx Shippensburg$101,684$72,41240.42%
Statewide Total$83,725,161$81,648,3552.54%

Total tax revenue from table games play during May 2024 was $13,837,027*. 

Internet Casino-Type Gaming (iGaming) Revenue

Casino games offered online generated monthly gross revenue totaling $174,089,510 during May 2024 compared to $140,971,051 in May 2023, an increase of 23.49%.

A breakdown of revenue of casino games offered online is as follows:

Casino OperatoriSlotsRevenueiTables RevenueiPoker RevenueTotal iGaming Revenue
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$44,810,177$19,920,591$400,774$65,131,542
Valley Forge Casino Resort$29,644,518$14,767,186 $44,411,703
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$26,844,488$4,317,838$120,640$31,282,966
Harrah’s Philadelphia$7,246,368$2,262,462$495,182$10,004,011
Bally’s Pennsylvania$3,802,703$467,833 $4,270,536
Parx Casino$3,343,594$847,717 $4,191,311
Mount Airy Casino Resort$2,150,149$670,214$1,258,376$4,078,738
Golden Nugget$3,725,668$339,927 $4,065,595
Live! Casino Philadelphia$3,033,050$592,027 $3,625,077
Wind Creek Bethlehem$1,537,385$377,486 $1,914,871
Mohegan Pennsylvania$761,820$351,340 $1,113,159
Statewide Total$126,899,919$44,914,620$2,274,971$174,089,510

Tax revenue generated from internet gaming play during May 2024 was $76,063,660*.

Total iGaming revenue for each of the casinos during May 2024 and May 2023, if applicable, is as follows:

OperatorMay 2024
iGaming Revenue
May 2023
iGaming Revenue
% Change
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$65,131,542$58,382,73911.56%
Valley Forge Casino Resort$44,411,703$29,537,97650.35%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$31,282,966$29,390,2906.44%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$10,004,011$5,143,59994.49%
Bally’s Pennsylvania$4,270,536n/an/a
Parx Casino$4,191,311$5,082,858-17.54%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$4,078,738$5,395,108-24.40%
Golden Nugget$4,065,595n/an/a
Live! Casino Philadelphia$3,625,077$3,707,403-2.22%
Wind Creek Bethlehem$1,914,871$1,798,8086.45%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$1,113,159$2,532,270-56.04%
Statewide Total$174,089,510$140,971,05123.49%

Sports Wagering Revenue

May 2024, total sports wagering handle was $591,912,626 or 19.44% above the May 2023 total of $495,585,360. 

At the same time, the taxable revenue figure for May 2024 was $44,212,853, or 7.56% higher when compared to May 2023, when taxable revenue was $41,104,590. 

May 2024 sports wagering total handle and revenue is as follows:

Casino OperatorTotalHandle3RetailRevenueOnline RevenueTotal Revenue
Valley Forge Casino Resort$244,656,109$192,306$22,648,943$22,841,249
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$164,575,068$122,211$10,877,437$10,999,647
Hollywood Casino at Penn National$32,602,001$100,000$2,142,367$2,242,367
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$37,128,901-$89,361$2,141,574$2,052,213
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$25,915,829$231,906$1,280,631$1,512,537
Parx Casino$16,029,290$580,641$767,407$1,348,048
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$14,356,714$602,017$433,860$1,035,877
Hollywood Casino York$19,312,931$87,109$762,011$849,120
Harrah’s Philadelphia$21,575,707$279,372$479,154$758,526
South Philly Race & Sportsbook1$1,229,545$152,029$0$152,029
Mohegan Pennsylvania$2,111,100$73,827$24,004$97,830
Mount Airy Casino Resort$732,612$73,956$0$73,956
Mohegan Lehigh Valley2$945,571$73,183$0$73,183
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$437,002$65,474$0$65,474
Wind Creek Bethlehem$1,385,210$85,698-$30,487$55,212
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$1,253,514$51,274$0$51,274
Live! Casino Philadelphia$7,622,170-$86,091$92,484$6,393
Parx Shippensburg$43,351-$2,083$0-$2,083
Statewide Total$591,912,627$2,593,468$41,619,385$44,212,853

Operated by Parx Casino
Operated by Mohegan Pennsylvania
A breakout of the handle between retail and online sportsbooks can be found on the website report. 

Sports wagering revenue for each of the casinos for May 2024 and May 2023, if applicable, is as follows:

OperatorMay 2024 Sports Wagering RevenueMay 2023 Sports Wagering Revenue% Change
Valley Forge Casino Resort$22,841,249$22,547,0981.30%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$10,999,647$8,849,28024.30%
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$2,242,367$1,230,20682.28%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$2,052,213$1,564,65731.16%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$1,512,537$1,466,1723.16%
Parx Casino$1,348,048$1,350,931-0.21%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$1,035,877$920,93212.48%
Hollywood Casino York$849,120$313,768170.62%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$758,526$669,52313.29%
South Philly Race & Sportsbook1$152,029$205,764-26.11%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$97,830$294,688-66.80%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$73,956$328,754-77.50%
Mohegan Lehigh Valley2$73,183$271,121-73.01%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$65,474$65,683-0.32%
Wind Creek Bethlehem$55,212$142,696-61.31%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$51,274$113,539-54.84%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$6,393$713,427-99.10%
Parx Shippensburg-$2,083$1,156-280.21%
Parx Malvern3n/a$55,194n/a
Statewide Total$44,212,853$41,104,5907.56%

1Operated by Parx Casino
Operated by Mohegan Pennsylvania
3 No longer operating

Tax revenue generated from sports wagering during May 2024 was $15,916,627*.

Video Gaming Terminals

Total adjusted revenue for May 2024 for video gaming terminals (VGTs) was $3,686,448, or 3.03% higher than May 2023 when revenue was $3,577,972. By the end of May 2024, all VGT Operators offered the maximum permitted five machines at 74 qualified truck stop establishments, compared to five machines at 68 establishments at this time last year.

Truck Stop VGT adjusted revenue for each of the terminal operators during May 2024 is as follows:

VGTs Terminal OperatorMay 2024 VGT RevenueMay 2023 VGT Revenue% Change
Marquee by Penn1$2,389,407$2,102,09113.67%
J&J Ventures Gaming2$962,950$1,107,789-13.07%
Jango3$256,582$368,092-30.29%
Venture Gaming LLC4$61,858n/an/a
Accel Entertainment Gaming5$15,652n/an/a
Statewide Total$3,686,448$3,577,9723.03%

1 operated VGTs in 30 establishments during May  
2 operated VGTs in 29 establishments during May  
3 operated VGTs in 10 establishments during May 
4 operated VGT’s in 4 establishments during May 
5 operated VGTs in 1 establishment during May

Tax revenue collected from the play of VGTs in May 2024 was $1,916,953*.

Fantasy Contests

Fantasy Contests revenue was $1,150,472 in May 2024, a decrease of 5.19% over May 2023, when revenue was $1,213,424.

Fantasy Contests OperatorMay 2024 Fantasy RevenueMay 2023 Fantasy Revenue% Change
DraftKings$873,285$867,3970.68%
FanDuel$210,952$303,184-30.42%
Underdog Sports, Inc.$60,599$35,75969.47%
Yahoo Fantasy Sports$4,596$7,083-35.11%
Fantasy Sports Games LLC$936$1,106-15.34%
OwnersBox$75$26187.65%
Jock MKT$15-$82118.54%
Sportshub Technologies$13$22-39.92%
No House Advantagen/a-$1,071n/a
Statewide Total$1,150,472$1,213,424-5.19%

Tax revenue collected from the play of Fantasy Contests in May 2024 was $172,571*.

*All tax revenue figures reflect amount generated prior to any adjustments by the PA Department of Revenue