February 16th, 2022


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 $68 Million In Wagers Placed On Super Bowl

HARRISBURG, PA:  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today reported that preliminary figures show $68,044,810 was wagered in the Commonwealth on this past weekend’s Super Bowl through retail and online sportsbooks. That was a 27% increase over wagers placed on the game last year.

After payouts, revenue is expected to be $4,575,339.

This was the fourth year in which legal sports wagering was available in Pennsylvania for the Super Bowl, but just the third in which online wagering options were available. This year, patrons could choose to place Super Bowl wagers at 18 retail locations and through 14 online wagering sites.

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


Super Bowl Handle Retail 2022


Super Bowl Handle Retail 2021


Super Bowl Handle Retail 2020




Super Bowl Handle Online 2022


Super Bowl Handle Online 2021


Super Bowl Handle Online 2020




Total Super Bowl Handle 2022


Total Super Bowl Handle 2021


Total Super Bowl Handle 2020




Super Bowl Revenue Retail 2022


Super Bowl Revenue Retail 2021


Super Bowl Revenue Retail 2020




Super Bowl Revenue Online 2022


Super Bowl Revenue Online 2021


Super Bowl Revenue Online 2020




Total Super Bowl Revenue 2022


Total Super Bowl Revenue 2021


Total Super Bowl Revenue 2020



The Board also reports that there were 413,000 unique users that logged onto online sports wagering sites in Pennsylvania on Super Bowl Sunday based on data it obtained from geolocation technology service GeoComply. Figures from last year’s Super Bowl Sunday were 320,000 unique visitors to Pennsylvania regulated sports wagering websites and 200,000 unique visitors the year before. These figures do not include patrons who were visiting and wagering at any of the 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 16 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 three mini-casinos (Category 4).  Casino expansion will continue over the next couple of years with the anticipated openings of up to two additional Category 4 casinos. A significant job generator in the Commonwealth, casinos and the other types of Board-regulated gaming is expected to generate over $1.8 billion in tax revenue during the 2021/2022 State Fiscal Year.

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.