Pennsylvania Legal Gambling Market Flat In June

Pennsylvania Legal Gambling Market Flat In June

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced Tuesday that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gambling during June 2022 was $389,828,232, an increase of 0.24% compared to revenue generated in June 2021.

Sources of gaming revenue regulated by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board include slot machines, table games, internet casino gambling, sports wagering, fantasy contests, and video gaming terminals (VGTs). The lottery is not controlled by the PGCB.

Slot machines in the 16 brick-and-mortar casinos led the way last month, as they always do. June’s gross revenue from slot machines was $192,999,137, a 5.48% increase in revenue when compared to the $182,971,087 generated in June 2021.

The number of slot machines in operation in June 2022 was 25,823 compared to 26,156 at the casinos in June 2021. Tax revenue from slots in June 2022 was $98,343,418.

Table games revenue at the brick-and-mortar casinos for June 2022 was $76,122,937, a decrease of 1.89% from June 2021 when revenue was $77,586,113. Total tax revenue from table games during the month of June 2022 was $12,264,474.

Casino games offered online generated gross revenue of $102,923,741 during June 2022, compared to $88,914,664 in June 2021. That was an increase of 15.76%. Tax revenue generated from internet gaming play during June 2022 was $43,911,092.

June 2022 total sports wagering handle (the amount wagered) was $393,494,222, 6.35% below the June 2021 total of $420,193,377. The Taxable revenue figure for June 2022 was $12,769,552, down nearly 63% compared to $34,225,520 in June 2021.

Total adjusted revenue for June 2022 for VGTs was $3,506,902, a year-over-year uptick of 6.15% when revenue was $3,303,745. By the close of June 2022, four VGT Terminal Operators were operating the maximum permitted five machines at 65 truck stops in the Keystone State.

Fantasy sports contest revenue was $1,505,963 in June 2022, a decrease of 20.39% over June 2021, when revenue was $1,891,667. Tax revenue collected was $225,894.