Pennsylvania boosted by casinos reopening in June
Pennsylvania saw gambling revenue more than double month-on-month as casinos reopened during June.
According to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), the state accrued revenue of $132.6m for the month, which was up 116.4% on May’s $61.0m, when figures were impacted by a full month of lockdown.
Eleven of the state’s 12 casinos reopened during June and generated slot machine and table games revenue for the first time since 16 March.
While some venues opened from 9 June, eight of the properties only opened in the final eight days of the month. Compared to June 2019, revenue was down 51.3% from $271.3m.
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh was the top performing venue with revenue of $20.6m, although this was down 32.5% year-on-year.
Retail slots revenue was the biggest vertical at $62.4m, which was down 69% year-on-year.
June saw another bumper month for igaming with more than $50m in revenue for the second consecutive recording period.
Read the full story, including a breakdown of igaming and sports betting performance, on iGB North America.