19 September 2023- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) reported today that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming, along with fantasy contests, during August 2023 was $457,153,095, an increase of 7.47% compared to revenue generated in August 2022.
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/.
The following chart compiles all revenue generated in August 2023 by casinos, along with fantasy contests and VGTs operated by other vendors and includes a comparison to total revenue generated in August 2022.
Total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was $189,412,053* during August 2023.
August Revenue by Game Type
The PGCB is also providing a synopsis of revenue year-over-year by types of games:
Type of Gaming Revenue August 2023 August 2022 % Change Retail Slots Revenue $203,192,328 $201,277,627 0.95% iGaming Slot Revenue $105,270,893 $75,718,484 39.03% Retail Tables Revenue $82,676,497 $78,453,939 5.38% iGaming Tables Revenue $37,269,167 $28,721,895 29.76% Sports Wagering Revenue $22,026,307 $33,953,300 -35.13% Video Gaming Terminals Revenue $3,484,985 $3,683,907 -5.40% iGaming Poker Revenue $2,440,714 $2,739,963 -10.92% Fantasy Contests Revenue $792,206 $841,087 -5.81% Total Gaming Revenue $457,153,095 $425,390,202 7.47%