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Connecticut online casino revenue dips in June


Gross gaming revenue (GGR) for online casino in Connecticut came to $16.2m (£13.5m/€15.8m) in June.

Before promotions were deducted, the revenue was $20.9m.

Online casino GGR fell 1.6% month-on-month compared to May, when it was $16.5m.

Mohegan’s on-reservation online casino brought in $37,123 of the total GGR. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation – which operates Foxwoods Casino – lost $14,046 with its own on-reservation product. However, the Tribe’s online casino – which is partnered with DraftKings – brought in $9.8m in revenue, while Mohegan Digital contributed $6.4m.

Online casino payments to the state came to $2.9m. Mohegan Digital paid $1.1m of this, and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation paid $1.7m.

Online sports betting generated $4.3m in GGR, a fall of 35% from May. Most of this – $2.2m – came from Mohegan Digital. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation’s DraftKings sportsbook contributed $1.7m, while the Connecticut Lottery Corp generated $316,193.

Payments to the state from online sports betting were some of the lowest in recent months. The CT Lottery Corp paid $43,477, down by almost half from the previous month, while the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe’s sportsbook paid $239,763 – a fall of 27% monthly and the lowest amount this year so far. Mohegan Digital paid the most, at $314,541, which was 38.7% less than in May.

Retail sports betting produced GGR of $521,253 for the month. The state lottery, which is the only operator to operate retail sports betting in Connecticut paid $71,672 to the state.