February 15th, 2023


Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
Commonwealth Tower, Strawberry Square
303 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101


Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports Over $84 Million In Wagers On Super Bowl Placed In Commonwealth

HARRISBURG, PA:  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that preliminary figures show $84,313,189 was wagered in the Commonwealth on this past weekend’s Philadelphia Eagles/Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl through retail and online sportsbooks. That was a 24% increase over the $68,044,810 of wagers placed on the Los Angeles Rams/Cincinnati Bengals game last year.

After payouts, revenue is expected to be $29,722,902 compared to $4,575,339 in 2022.

This was the fifth year in which legal sports wagering was available in Pennsylvania for the Super Bowl, and the fourth in which online wagering options were available. This year, patrons could choose to place Super Bowl wagers at 19 retail locations and through 14 online wagering sites.

The sports wagering handle and revenue is as follows with comparisons to wagering on the previous three Super Bowls:


Super Bowl Handle Retail 2023


Super Bowl Handle Retail 2022


Super Bowl Handle Retail 2021


Super Bowl Handle Retail 2020




Super Bowl Handle Online 2023


Super Bowl Handle Online 2022


Super Bowl Handle Online 2021


Super Bowl Handle Online 2020




Total Super Bowl Handle 2023


Total Super Bowl Handle 2022


Total Super Bowl Handle 2021


Total Super Bowl Handle 2020



Super Bowl Revenue Retail 2023


Super Bowl Revenue Retail 2022


Super Bowl Revenue Retail 2021


Super Bowl Revenue Retail 2020




Super Bowl Revenue Online 2023


Super Bowl Revenue Online 2022


Super Bowl Revenue Online 2021


Super Bowl Revenue Online 2020




Total Super Bowl Revenue 2023


Total Super Bowl Revenue 2022


Total Super Bowl Revenue 2021


Total Super Bowl Revenue 2020



The Board also reports that there were more than 793,000 online sports wagering accounts that were active during the Super Bowl weekend per data from geolocation technology service GeoComply. Additionally, GeoComply reported that it conducted more than 11.8 geolocation checks during the weekend to ensure that the wagering activity was being conducted by individuals who were within Pennsylvania and were authorized to conduct wagering on a site. 

The activity reported by GeoComply does not include any wagering by patrons at retail sports wagering locations in the Commonwealth.

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of gambling involving 17 land-based casinos, online casino games, retail and online sports wagering, and Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs) at qualified truck stops, along with the regulation of online fantasy sports contests. 

The land-based casino industry in Pennsylvania consists of six racetrack (Category 1) casinos, five stand-alone (Category 2) casinos, two resort (Category 3) casinos and four mini-casinos (Category 4).  Casino expansion will continue over the next couple of years with the anticipated opening of an additional Category 4 casino. A significant job generator in the Commonwealth, casinos and the other types of Board-regulated gaming generated over $2 billion in tax revenue in 2022

Additional information about both the PGCB’s gaming regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania’s gaming industry can be found at You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.