New York gaming revenue grows but betting revenue down in October

| By Nosa Omoigui
The New York Gaming Commission has recorded gaming revenue figures of $60.4m for October, representing a 54.1% increase on the same time last year.

October’s total also shows a slight decrease on the prior month, when revenue was $60.7m.

The Resorts World Catskills casino was the biggest contributor to the revenue total, generating gross gaming revenue (GGR) of $19.6m. Schenectady’s Rivers Resort and Casino followed with $16.7m, Del Lago Resort and Casino’s revenue was $15.6m, and Tioga Downs casino added $8.5m.

Statewide turnover for slots and table games also increased from last year, rising 51.0% to $627.5m. Resorts World had the largest figure for both, coming in at $155.6m and $42.9m respectively.

Sports wagering revenue for the month came to $1.7m, a 37.0% decrease on October 2020.

Rivers Casino and its namesake sportsbook were the best performers with sports betting revenue of $949,784. Del Lago’s DraftKings sportsbook was next with $503,241, followed by Resorts World’s figure of $222,437. The FanDuel operated Tioga Downs contributed $43,152.

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