Sports betting and iGaming continues to explode across PA, bring in record gaming revenue

20 May 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 April 2024 was $504,683,409, an increase of 5.87% compared to revenue generated in April 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,  

Total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was $209,936,155* during April 2024.

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

SourceApril 2024Total RevenueApril 2023Total Revenue% Change
Valley Forge Casino Resort$85,340,755$63,879,03633.60%
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$78,343,398$74,438,8925.25%
Parx Casino$53,793,286$55,269,233-2.67%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$49,076,360$45,938,4176.83%
Wind Creek Bethlehem$46,326,454$47,705,213-2.89%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$28,478,326$33,155,807-14.11%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$26,007,948$26,053,840-0.18%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$24,304,441$24,553,822-1.02%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$21,071,057$18,443,01714.25%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$20,024,953$20,677,705-3.16%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$19,187,606$22,801,213-15.85%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$10,589,049$9,811,2297.93%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$8,862,424$9,062,561-2.21%
Hollywood Casino York$8,450,128$8,691,414-2.78%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$7,330,347$6,746,1278.66%
Bally’s Pennsylvania$3,812,426n/an/a
Video Gaming Terminals$3,648,270$3,534,3473.22%
Golden Nugget$3,544,056n/an/a
Parx Shippensburg$3,125,398$2,770,22812.82%
The Casino at Nemacolin$2,138,432$1,639,63230.42%
Fantasy Contests$1,228,294$1,551,398-20.83%
Statewide Total$504,683,409$476,723,1315.87%

April Revenue by Game Type

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

Type of Gaming RevenueApril 2024April 2023% Change
Retail Slots Revenue$205,485,828$213,012,826-3.53%
iGaming Slot Revenue$126,013,832$95,632,79831.77%
Retail Tables Revenue$78,482,947$84,373,687-6.98%
iGaming Tables Revenue$45,006,006$38,872,51415.78%
Sports Wagering Revenue$42,412,510$37,036,12314.52%
Video Gaming Terminals Revenue$3,648,270$3,534,3473.22%
iGaming Poker Revenue$2,405,721$2,709,438-11.21%
Fantasy Contests Revenue$1,228,294$1,551,398-20.83%
Total Gaming Revenue$504,683,409$476,723,1315.87%

Slot Machine Revenue

This April’s revenue from the play of retail slot machines was $205,485,828, a 3.35% decrease in revenue when compared to the $213,012,826 generated in April 2023. 

The number of slot machines in operation in April 2024 was 24,890 compared to 25,555 at the casinos in April 2023.  

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

CasinoApril 2024 Slots RevenueApril 2023 Slots Revenue% Change
Parx Casino$31,627,184$33,260,188-4.91%
Wind Creek Bethlehem$22,648,114$23,977,546-5.54%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$21,552,173$23,545,400-8.47%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$15,605,963$16,245,333-3.94%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$13,791,981$14,601,071-5.54%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$12,575,159$11,064,37013.65%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$12,266,755$13,932,712-11.96%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$12,032,212$12,072,282-0.33%
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$11,684,897$12,950,512-9.77%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$9,126,484$8,264,59010.43%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$9,080,862$10,438,719-13.01%
Valley Forge Casino Resort$9,035,378$8,688,9223.99%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$7,476,168$7,813,588-4.32%
Hollywood Casino York$6,728,004$7,073,409-4.88%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$5,338,456$4,849,81610.08%
Parx Shippensburg$3,040,633$2,659,50014.33%
The Casino at Nemacolin$1,875,402$1,574,86919.08%
Statewide Total$205,485,828$213,012,826-3.53%

Tax revenue from the play of slots machines in April 2024 was $103,543,042*.

Retail Table Games Revenue

Retail Table games revenue for April 2024 was $78,482,947, a decrease of 6.98% from April 2023 when revenue was $84,373,687.

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

CasinoApril 2024 Table Games RevenueApril 2023 Table Games Revenue% Change
Wind Creek Bethlehem$21,882,043$21,557,5641.51%
Parx Casino$15,718,477$15,744,357-0.16%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$7,704,612$9,831,897-21.64%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$6,993,058$7,820,665-10.58%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$6,154,381$8,572,759-28.21%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$2,949,545$3,503,360-15.81%
Valley Forge Casino Resort$2,797,020$2,645,2465.74%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$2,662,142$2,550,2544.39%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$2,387,398$2,391,749-0.18%
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$2,176,702$2,004,1288.61%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$2,071,503$2,783,532-25.58%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$1,375,312$1,418,464-3.04%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$1,319,443$1,112,50318.60%
Hollywood Casino York$1,086,823$1,505,619-27.82%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$870,996$761,10114.44%
The Casino at Nemacolin$263,030$64,763306.14%
Parx Shippensburg$70,462$105,726-33.35%
Statewide Total$78,482,947$84,373,687-6.98%

Total tax revenue from table games play during April 2024 was $13,425,482*.