Pennsylvania sets igaming revenue record again in May

| By Daniel O'Boyle
Pennsylvania set yet another record in online casino revenue in May, as operators brought in $98.6m, up 76.7% from May 2020, and 10.9% ahead of April 2021.

The state’s igaming revenue came from total stakes of $3.31bn. This level of handle also surpassed the previous record set in March 2021, and was up 2.1% on April’s figure.

The record igaming revenue led to the highest recorded tax receipts from the vertical as well, at $27.3m.

Online slots and table games achieved new records in both revenue and handle in May. Slots revenue came to $67.2m, up 73.2% from May 2020, on stakes worth $1.77bn. Table games, meanwhile, brought in $31.4m, up 153.2% year-on-year, as players staked $1.54bn.

The state’s leader in igaming revenue was Hollywood Casino at Penn National, placing first in both slots and table games with $25.4m and $15.7m respectively. Hollywood Casino offers both its own casino brand and a DraftKings casino skin.

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