FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 17th, 2023

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

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

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

Gaming Control Board Reports 7.3% Revenue Increase In October

Sports Wagering handle tops $800 million for first time

HARRISBURG, PA:  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) reported today that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming, along with fantasy contests, during October 2023 was $483,006,194, an increase of 7.28% compared to revenue generated in October 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 October 2023 by casinos, along with fantasy contests and VGTs operated by other vendors and includes a comparison to total revenue generated in October 2022.

 

Source

October 2023

Total Revenue

October 2022

Total Revenue

% Change

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$77,185,062

$68,705,298

12.34%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$64,413,503

$56,484,307

14.04%

Parx Casino

$53,651,092

$54,945,664

-2.36%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$47,617,867

$48,997,956

-2.82%

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$43,941,736

$43,833,851

0.25%

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$34,196,075

$23,193,445

47.44%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$31,038,053

$31,674,244

-2.01%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$25,479,665

$23,002,717

10.77%

Mohegan Pennsylvania

$19,586,275

$19,819,713

-1.18%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$18,835,736

$20,965,933

-10.16%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$18,690,585

$17,102,197

9.29%

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$9,269,222

$8,978,437

3.24%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$8,276,370

$9,837,136

-15.87%

Hollywood Casino York

$7,855,635

$8,028,574

-2.15%

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$7,438,665

$6,526,232

13.98%

Video Gaming Terminals

$3,406,170

$3,547,774

-3.99%

Golden Nugget

$2,983,555

n/a

n/a

Fantasy Contests

$2,652,804

$2,771,894

-4.30%

Parx Shippensburg

$2,632,970

n/a

n/a

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$2,045,103

$1,823,594

12.15%

Bally's Pennsylvania

$1,810,051

n/a

n/a

Statewide Total

$483,006,194

$450,238,963

7.28%

Total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was $196,913,235* during October 2023.

October Revenue by Game Type

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

 

Type of Gaming Revenue

October 2023

October 2022

% Change

Retail Slots Revenue

$192,519,568

$199,049,045

-3.28%

iGaming Slot Revenue

$109,835,907

$86,318,909

27.24%

Retail Tables Revenue

$81,458,654

$79,848,316

2.02%

Sports Wagering Revenue

$48,150,055

$40,514,020

18.85%

iGaming Tables Revenue

$42,637,039

$35,697,789

19.44%

Video Gaming Terminals Revenue

$3,406,170

$3,547,774

-3.99%

Fantasy Contests Revenue

$2,652,804

$2,771,894

-4.30%

iGaming Poker Revenue

$2,345,997

$2,491,217

-5.83%

Total Gaming Revenue

$483,006,194

$450,238,963

7.28%

Slot Machine Revenue

October’s revenue from slot machines was $192,519,568, a 3.28% decrease in revenue when compared to the $199,049,045 generated in October 2022.

The number of slot machines in operation in October 2023 was 24,794 compared to 25,497 at the casinos in October 2022. 

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

 

Casino

October 2023 Slots Revenue

October 2022 Slots Revenue

% Change

Parx Casino

$30,318,377

$32,038,354

-5.37%

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$21,769,743

$22,341,953

-2.56%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$20,943,663

$21,745,931

-3.69%

Mohegan Pennsylvania

$15,050,943

$15,016,736

0.23%

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$12,944,688

$13,836,913

-6.45%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$12,394,141

$13,260,753

-6.54%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$11,355,359

$12,463,381

-8.89%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$11,202,965

$10,584,901

5.84%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$10,323,848

$10,290,385

0.33%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$8,464,738

$10,316,147

-17.95%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$7,812,780

$8,314,140

-6.03%

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$7,683,676

$8,228,169

-6.62%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$7,073,941

$8,150,128

-13.20%

Hollywood Casino York

$6,226,333

$6,476,201

-3.86%

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$4,563,992

$4,327,825

5.46%

Parx Shippensburg

$2,505,698

n/a

n/a

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$1,884,683

$1,657,128

13.73%

Statewide Total

$192,519,568

$199,049,045

-3.28%

 Tax revenue from the play of slots machines in October 2023 was $97,618,945*.

 Retail Table Games Revenue

Retail Table games revenue for October 2023 was $81,458,654, an increase of 2.02% from October 2022 when revenue was $79,848,316.

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

 

Casino

October 2023 Table Games Revenue

October 2022 Table Games Revenue

% Change

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$20,399,857

$19,659,622

3.77%

Parx Casino

$17,019,332

$17,078,819

-0.35%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$9,790,505

$8,789,842

11.38%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$7,819,588

$7,303,858

7.06%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$6,735,940

$8,007,785

-15.88%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$3,023,325

$2,660,950

13.62%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$2,670,543

$3,190,849

-16.31%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$2,535,030

$3,274,772

-22.59%

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$2,312,840

$1,539,211

50.26%

Mohegan Pennsylvania

$2,261,676

$2,270,699

-0.40%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$1,965,904

$1,880,328

4.55%

Hollywood Casino York

$1,497,069

$1,288,013

16.23%

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$1,203,873

$1,033,588

16.48%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,014,138

$896,924

13.07%

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$935,961

$806,589

16.04%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$160,420

$166,467

-3.63%

Parx Shippensburg

$112,653

n/a

n/a

Statewide Total

$81,458,654

$79,848,316

2.02%

Total tax revenue from table games play during October 2023 was $13,306,434*.

Internet Casino-Type Gaming (iGaming) Revenue

Casino games offered online generated monthly gross revenue totaling $154,818,943 during October 2023 compared to $124,507,915 in October 2022, an increase of 24.34%.

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

 

Casino Operator

iSlots

Revenue

iTables Revenue

iPoker Revenue

Total iGaming Revenue

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$41,867,447

$19,991,351

$319,163

$62,177,961

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$22,084,673

$13,318,570

 

$35,403,243

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$25,232,541

$3,976,533

$97,033

$29,306,107

Harrah’s Philadelphia

$5,401,584

$2,139,452

$486,621

$8,027,658

Parx Casino

$3,876,748

$795,446

 

$4,672,194

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$1,641,451

$600,920

$1,443,180

$3,685,551

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$3,031,966

$478,191

 

$3,510,157

Golden Nugget

$2,511,331

$472,225

 

$2,983,555

Bally's Pennsylvania

$1,462,388

$347,663

 

$1,810,051

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$1,466,537

$248,920

 

$1,715,456

Mohegan Pennsylvania

$1,259,241

$267,768

 

$1,527,009

Statewide Total

$109,835,907

$42,637,039

$2,345,997

$154,818,943

Tax revenue generated from internet gaming play during October 2023 was $66,484,708*.

Total iGaming revenue for each of the casinos during October 2023 and October 2022, if applicable, is as follows:

  

Operator

October 2023
iGaming Revenue

October 2022
iGaming Revenue

% Change

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$62,177,961

$52,704,207

17.98%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$35,403,243

$23,394,341

51.33%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$29,306,107

$29,285,295

0.07%

Harrah’s Philadelphia

$8,027,658

$3,394,976

136.46%

Parx Casino

$4,672,194

$4,713,766

-0.88%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$3,685,551

$4,211,081

-12.48%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$3,510,157

$2,656,084

32.16%

Golden Nugget

$2,983,555

n/a

n/a

Bally's Pennsylvania

$1,810,051

n/a

n/a

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$1,715,456

$1,732,106

-0.96%

Mohegan Pennsylvania

$1,527,009

$2,123,003

-28.07%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

n/a

$293,055

n/a

Statewide Total

$154,818,943

$124,507,915

24.34%

Sports Wagering Revenue

October 2023, total sports wagering handle set a new monthly record with $829,002,595 or 4% above the October 2022 total of $797,124,732 which was the previous high.

At the same time, the taxable revenue figure for October 2023 was $48,150,055, or 18.85% higher when compared to October 2022, when taxable revenue was $40,514,020.

October 2023 sports wagering total handle and revenue is as follows:

 

Casino Operator

Total

Handle3

Retail

Revenue

Online Revenue

Total Revenue

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$258,270,691

$243,658

$18,694,888

$18,938,547

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$328,423,200

$37,197

$18,136,959

$18,174,155

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$33,514,954

$568,068

$1,706,734

$2,274,802

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$53,577,187

-$69,583

$2,008,295

$1,938,712

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$32,270,928

$245,776

$1,440,061

$1,685,837

Parx Casino

$22,066,334

$1,017,078

$397,609

$1,414,686

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$20,682,296

$769,160

$482,811

$1,251,972

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$10,242,771

$961,081

$14,957

$976,038

Mohegan Pennsylvania

$7,652,357

$152,043

$389,112

$541,155

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$2,164,477

$381,673

$0

$381,673

South Philly Race & Sportsbook1

$1,900,784

$226,503

$0

$226,503

Mohegan Sun Lehigh Valley2

$1,473,102

$205,493

$0

$205,493

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,546,778

$188,291

$0

$188,291

Hollywood Casino York

$12,370,496

$181,799

-$49,565

$132,233

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$726,700

$85,501

$0

$85,501

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$2,413,788

$62,262

-$5,582

$56,679

Parx Shippensburg

$66,661

$14,618

$0

$14,618

Harrah's Philadelphia

$39,639,095

-$173,990

-$162,851

-$336,841

Statewide Total

$829,002,595

$5,096,628

$43,053,428

$48,150,055

1 Operated by Parx Casino

2 Operated by Mohegan Pennsylvania

3 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 October 2023 and October 2022, if applicable, is as follows:

 

Operator

October 2023 Sports Wagering Revenue

October 2022 Sports Wagering Revenue

% Change

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$18,938,547

$7,817,322

142.26%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$18,174,155

$22,114,875

-17.82%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$2,274,802

$2,624,454

-13.32%

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$1,938,712

$1,391,818

39.29%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$1,685,837

$1,657,383

1.72%

Parx Casino

$1,414,686

$843,887

67.64%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$1,251,972

$1,414,490

-11.49%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$976,038

$971,890

0.43%

Mohegan Pennsylvania

$541,155

$243,725

122.04%

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$381,673

-$283,320

n/a

South Philly Race & Sportsbook1

$226,503

$226,141

0.16%

Mohegan Sun Lehigh Valley2

$205,493

$165,549

24.13%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$188,291

$497,029

-62.12%

Hollywood Casino York

$132,233

$264,360

-49.98%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$85,501

$303,250

-71.81%

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$56,679

$100,170

-43.42%

Parx Shippensburg

$14,618

n/a

n/a

Harrah's Philadelphia

-$336,841

$116,301

n/a

Parx Malvern3

n/a

$44,697

n/a

Statewide Total

$48,150,055

$40,514,020

18.85%

1Operated by Parx Casino

2 Operated by Mohegan Pennsylvania

3 No longer operating

Tax revenue generated from sports wagering during October 2023 was $17,334,020*.

Video Gaming Terminals

Total adjusted revenue for October 2023 for video gaming terminals (VGTs) was $3,406,170, or 3.99% lower than October 2022 when revenue was $3,547,774. By the close of October 2023, VGT Terminal Operators were operating the maximum permitted five machines at 71 qualified truck stop establishments, compared to five machines at 67 establishments at this time last year.

Truck Stop VGT adjusted revenue for each of the terminal operators during October 2023 is as follows:

 

VGTs Terminal Operator

October 2023 VGT Revenue

October 2022 VGT Revenue

% Change

Marquee by Penn1

$2,018,849

$2,094,785

-3.63%

J&J Ventures Gaming2

$1,032,029

$1,076,276

-4.11%

Jango3

$343,971

$376,713

-8.69%

Venture Gaming LLC4

$7,675

n/a

n/a

Accel Entertainment Gaming5

$3,646

n/a

n/a

Statewide Total

$3,406,170

$3,547,774

-3.99%

1 operated VGTs in 30 establishments during October

2 operated VGTs in 28 establishments during October

3 operated VGTs in 10 establishments during October

4 operated VGT’s in 2 establishments during October

5 operated VGTs in 1 establishment during October

 

Tax revenue collected from the play of VGTs in October 2023 was $1,771,208*.

Fantasy Contests

Fantasy Contests revenue was $2,652,804 in October 2023, a decrease of 4.3% over October 2022, when revenue was $2,771,894.

 

Fantasy Contests Operator

October 2023 Fantasy Revenue

October 2022 Fantasy Revenue

% Change

DraftKings

$1,881,493

$1,630,926

15.36%

FanDuel

$576,073

$975,009

-40.92%

Underdog Sports, Inc.

$117,345

$76,805

52.78%

Yahoo Fantasy Sports

$39,397

$45,560

-13.53%

Sportshub Technologies

$28,708

$28,413

1.04%

Fantasy Sports Games LLC

$5,986

$11,395

-47.47%

Fantasy Football Players Championship

$4,813

$3,024

59.19%

No House Advantage

$0

-$112

n/a

Jock MKT

-$55

n/a

n/a

OwnersBox

-$958

$874

n/a

Statewide Total

$2,652,804

$2,771,894

-4.30%

 

Tax revenue collected from the play of Fantasy Contests in October 2023 was $397,921*.

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

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).  A significant job generator in the Commonwealth, casinos and the other types of Board-regulated gaming generated over $2.3 billion in tax revenue during the 2022/2023 State Fiscal Year.

 Additional information about both the PGCB's gaming regulatroy efforts and Pennsylvania's  gaming industry can be found at gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov.  You can also follow the agency on X9formely Twitter) by choosing @PAGamingControl.