FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 17th, 2022

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 Gaming Revenue For February

Sports wagering revenue shows loss in February during an overall 24% gaming rise

HARRISBURG, PA:  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported today that the combined total revenue generated from all forms of gaming along with fantasy contests during February 2022 was $375,678,415 an increase of 24.41% compared to revenue generated in February 2021.

Sources of gaming revenue regulated by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board include slot machines, table games, internet gaming, sports wagering, fantasy contests and VGTs. The Board has posted separate reports for these types of gaming on its website, https://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov/ . 

The following chart compiles all revenue generated in February 2022 by casinos along with fantasy contests and video gaming terminals operated by other vendors and includes a comparison to total revenue generated last February.

 

Source

Feb 2022

Total Revenue

Feb 2021

Total Revenue

% Change

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$59,508,976

$41,881,693

42.09%

Parx Casino

$53,587,153

$47,098,941

13.78%

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$40,912,464

$26,640,907

53.57%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$40,629,369

$32,981,092

23.19%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$31,215,585

$31,504,414

-0.92%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$28,067,461

$21,494,431

30.58%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$20,221,194

$15,294,579

32.21%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$18,530,766

$19,571,937

-5.32%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$18,088,795

$14,803,527

22.19%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$16,836,477

$16,276,020

3.44%

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$11,838,065

$14,319,649

-17.33%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$9,540,733

$7,543,544

26.48%

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$9,145,489

$6,265,750

45.96%

Hollywood Casino York

$7,449,078

n/a

n/a

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$3,447,414

$198,763

1634.43%

Video Gaming Terminals

$3,031,625

$2,516,556

20.47%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$2,022,634

$1,543,747

31.02%

Fantasy Contests

$1,605,137

$2,044,270

-21.48%

Statewide Total

$375,678,415

$301,979,821

24.41%

Total tax revenue generated collectively through all forms of gaming and fantasy contests was $155,874,834* during February 2022.

 

February Revenue by Game Type

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

 

Type of Gaming Revenue

Feb 2022

Feb 2021

% Change

Retail Slots Revenue

$194,692,492

$145,851,166

33.49%

Retail Tables Revenue

$74,372,715

$57,399,564

29.57%

iGaming Slot Revenue

$68,120,783

$50,587,113

34.66%

iGaming Tables Revenue

$31,417,388

$24,681,267

27.29%

Sports Wagering Revenue

-$442,847

$16,379,807

-102.70%

iGaming Poker Revenue

$2,881,123

$2,520,078

14.33%

Video Gaming Terminals Revenue

$3,031,625

$2,516,556

20.47%

Fantasy Contests Revenue

$1,605,137

$2,044,270

-21.48%

Total Gaming Revenue

$375,678,415

$301,979,821

24.41%


Slot Machine Revenue

February’s gross revenue from slot machines was $194,692,492, a 33.49% increase in revenue when compared to the $145,851,166 generated in February 2021.

The number of slot machines in operation in February 2022 was 26,154 compared to 26,358 at the casinos in February 2021.

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

 

Casino

Feb 2022 Slots Revenue

Feb 2021 Slots Revenue

% Change

Parx Casino

$33,934,455

$26,968,891

25.83%

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$22,312,824

$16,148,016

38.18%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$21,453,485

$15,808,242

35.71%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$15,560,630

$10,608,203

46.68%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$13,550,105

$12,532,113

8.12%

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$12,921,914

$9,701,836

33.19%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$11,907,940

$9,471,446

25.72%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$10,707,681

$8,364,283

28.02%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$9,040,433

$10,489,431

-13.81%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$8,423,652

$7,347,467

14.65%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$8,359,667

$5,861,401

42.62%

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$7,711,020

$5,442,132

41.69%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$7,198,888

$5,878,811

22.45%

Hollywood Casino York

$5,729,246

n/a

n/a

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$4,061,206

n/a

n/a

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$1,819,345

$1,228,894

48.05%

Statewide Total

$194,692,492

$145,851,166

33.49%

Tax revenue from the play of slots machines in February 2022 was $99,952,675*.

 

Table Games Revenue

Table games revenue for February 2022 was $74,372,715, an increase of 29.57% from February 2021 when revenue was $57,399,564.

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

 

Casino

Feb 2022 Table Games Revenue

Feb 2021 Table Games Revenue

% Change

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$17,552,727

$9,964,961

76.14%

Parx Casino

$15,716,025

$13,962,297

12.56%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$7,194,736

$6,338,480

13.51%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$6,027,339

$4,818,952

25.08%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$5,486,700

$4,929,605

11.30%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$3,672,452

$3,777,551

-2.78%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$3,205,814

$3,059,812

4.77%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$2,942,266

$2,100,493

40.08%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$2,795,033

$2,541,610

9.97%

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$2,202,083

$1,529,105

44.01%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$2,177,173

$2,252,439

-3.34%

Hollywood Casino York

$1,849,302

n/a

n/a

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$1,426,587

$775,442

83.97%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,025,650

$1,033,965

-0.80%

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$895,540

n/a

n/a

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$203,289

$314,853

-35.43%

Statewide Total

$74,372,715

$57,399,564

29.57%

Total tax revenue from table games play during February 2022 was $12,009,201*.

 

Internet Casino-Type Gaming (iGaming) Revenue

Casino games offered online generated gross revenue of $102,419,293 during February 2022 compared to $77,788,457 in February 2021 an increase of 31.66%.

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

 

Casino Operator

Total Internet Games

Revenue

Internet

Slots

Revenue

Internet

Table Games

Revenue

Internet

Poker Revenue

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$42,661,587

$27,136,208

$15,241,712

$283,667

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$24,517,468

$21,339,099

$3,099,036

$79,334

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$18,498,026

$8,746,190

$9,751,836

 

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$4,263,300

$1,579,028

$1,044,401

$1,639,871

Parx Casino

$2,985,109

$2,533,015

$452,094

 

Harrah’s Philadelphia

$2,817,929

$1,534,886

$404,792

$878,251

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$2,726,482

$2,022,784

$703,698

 

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$1,618,361

$1,346,737

$271,624

 

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$1,166,062

$1,075,289

$90,772

 

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,164,970

$807,548

$357,421

 

Statewide Total

$102,419,293

$68,120,783

$31,417,388

$2,881,123

Tax revenue generated from internet gaming play during February 2022 was $42,255,078*.

Total iGaming revenue for each of the casinos during February 2022 and February 2021, if applicable, is as follows:

 

Casino Operator

Feb 2022 iGaming Revenue

Feb 2021 iGaming Revenue

% Change

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$42,661,587

$27,969,368

52.53%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$24,517,468

$17,993,446

36.26%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$18,498,026

$15,539,798

19.04%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$4,263,300

$7,238,603

-41.10%

Parx Casino

$2,985,109

$3,955,843

-24.54%

Harrah’s Philadelphia

$2,817,929

$1,374,329

105.04%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$2,726,482

$396,839

587.05%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$1,618,361

$2,146,331

-24.60%

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$1,166,062

$655,616

77.86%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,164,970

$518,285

124.77%

Statewide Total

$102,419,293

$77,788,457

31.66%

 

Sports Wagering Revenue

February 2022 total sports wagering handle was $597,064,049 or 17.18% above the February 2021 total of $509,547,820. At the same time, the taxable revenue figure for February 2022 was          -$442,847 compared to $16,379,807 in February 2021.

February 2022 sports wagering total handle and revenue is as follows:

 

Casino Operator

Total

Handle3

Retail

Revenue

Online Revenue

Total Revenue

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$215,047,108

$9,448

$1,553,411

$1,562,860

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$48,075,172

-$7,124

$1,127,236

$1,120,112

Parx Casino

$20,631,548

$334,454

$485,464

$819,918

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$29,087,513

$178,898

$407,738

$586,637

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$18,866,338

$370,169

$123,345

$493,513

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$9,595,656

$2,077

$351,893

$353,971

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$6,133,574

$157,464

-$6,240

$151,224

South Philly Race & Sportsbook1

$2,250,137

$73,143

$0

$73,143

Parx Malvern1

$179,091

$58,503

$0

$58,503

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$7,620,222

$42,374

$14,662

$57,036

Mohegan Sun Lehigh Valley2

$922,294

$42,900

$0

$42,900

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$644,514

$7,883

$0

$7,883

Wind Creek Bethlehem

$2,146,784

$4,682

-$123,831

-$119,149

Hollywood Casino York

$9,587,010

$90,239

-$219,709

-$129,470

Harrah's Philadelphia

$5,712,260

-$124,730

-$184,796

-$309,526

Live! Casino Philadelphia

$6,194,220

-$294,501

-$122,637

-$417,139

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

$72,901,730

$50,891

-$1,560,223

-$1,509,332

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

$141,468,879

$31,068

-$3,317,001

-$3,285,932

Statewide Total

$597,064,049

$1,027,839

-$1,470,686

-$442,847

1 Operated by Parx Casino

2 Operated by Mohegan Sun Pocono

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 February 2022 and February 2021, if applicable, is as follows:

 

Operator

Feb 2022 Sports Wagering Revenue

Feb 2021 Sports Wagering Revenue

% Change

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$1,562,860

$7,561,605

-79.33%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National

$1,120,112

-$872,228

228.42%

Parx Casino

$819,918

$1,886,826

-56.55%

Rivers Casino Pittsburgh

$586,637

$867,237

-32.36%

Rivers Casino Philadelphia

$493,513

$1,301,699

-62.09%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$353,971

$909,239

-61.07%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$151,224

$112,483

34.44%

Parx Malvern1

$58,503

n/a

n/a

South Philly Race & Sportsbook1

$73,143

$325,084

-77.50%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$57,036

$326,874

-82.55%

Mohegan Sun Lehigh Valley2

$42,900

$112,678

-61.93%

Live! Casino Pittsburgh

$7,883

$48,176

-83.64%

Hollywood Casino York

-$129,470

n/a

n/a

Wind Creek Bethlehem

-$119,149

-$127,685

6.69%

Harrah's Philadelphia

-$309,526

$180,202

-271.77%

Live! Casino Philadelphia

-$417,139

$460,145

-190.65%

Hollywood Casino Morgantown

-$1,509,332

$198,763

-859.36%

Hollywood Casino at the Meadows

-$3,285,932

$3,088,709

-206.39%

Statewide Total

-$442,847

$16,379,807

-102.70%

1Operated by Parx Casino

2 Operated by Mohegan Sun Pocono

 

Video Gaming Terminals

Total adjusted revenue for February 2022 for video gaming terminals (VGTs) was $3,031,625 or 20.47% higher than February 2021 when revenue was $2,516,556. By the close of February 2022, four VGT Terminal Operators were operating the maximum permitted five machines at 61 truck stop establishments.

Truck Stop VGT adjusted revenue for each of the terminal operators during February 2022 is as follows:

 

VGTs Terminal Operator

Feb 2022 VGT Revenue

Feb 2021 VGT Revenue

% Change

Marquee by Penn1

$1,914,430

$1,929,342

-0.77%

Commonwealth Gaming2

$385,067

$315,616

22.00%

J&J Ventures Gaming 3,5

$380,905

$137,119

177.79%

Jango4

$351,224

$134,479

161.17%

 Statewide Total

$3,031,625

$2,516,556

20.47%

1 operated VGTs in 25 establishments during February

2 operated VGTs in 13 establishments during February

3 operates VGTs in 13 establishments during February

4 operates VGTs in 10 establishments during February

5 Due to an ownership change Second State Gaming is now doing business as J&J Ventures Gaming

Tax revenue collected from the play of VGTs in February 2022 was $1,576,445.


Fantasy Contests

Fantasy Contests revenue was $1,605,137 in February 2022, a decrease of -21.48% over February 2021, when revenue was $2,044,270.

Fantasy Contests adjusted revenue for each of the operators which had revenue for February 2022 and February 2021 are displayed in the following table:

 

Fantasy Contests Operator

Feb 2022 Fantasy Revenue

Feb 2021 Fantasy Revenue

% Change

DraftKings

$822,488

$1,170,033

-29.70%

FanDuel

$575,735

$742,654

-22.48%

Fantasy Football Players

$138,841

$109,232

27.11%

Underdog Sports, Inc.

$49,257

n/a

n/a

Fantasy Sports Games LLC

$9,788

n/a

n/a

Yahoo Fantasy Sports

$4,238

$17,714

-76.07%

Sportshub Technologies

$3,777

$4,638

-18.57%

DataForce

$1,636

n/a

n/a

No House Advantage

-$623

n/a

n/a

Statewide Total

$1,605,137

$2,044,270

-21.48%

Tax revenue collected from the play of Fantasy Contests in February 2022 was $240,861*.

*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 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 $2 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 https://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov . You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.