Pennsylvania set another new record for igaming revenue in March as it narrowly missed out on $100m in online casino revenue, while revenue from sports betting almost doubled month-on-month but remained below January’s levels.
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After a streak of eight record-breaking months came to an end in February, Pennsylvania once again set a new record for online gambling revenue in March, with $123.7m, up 35.6% from last month and more than four times March 2020’s total.
Online casino gaming smashed any previous records and nearly hit the $100m mark, bringing in $97.7m. Within that vertical, slots as ever was the largest source of revenue with $66.4m, but table games hit a new high too with $31.3m.
Poker, on the other hand, declined slightly month-on-month to $2.4m.
Penn National Gaming remained the market leader in online gaming with more than a third of the market. However, its lead over Rivers Casino was cut drastically, as Rivers’ market share rebounded to 27.7%. Valley Forge’s market share declined to 16.8%.
Online sports betting revenue, meanwhile, almost doubled month-on-month to $26.0m thanks in part to the NCAA Basketball Tournament, but remained below the NFL-heavy months of October to January.
A further $3.4m in sports betting revenue came from land-based casinos.
The Valley Forge Casino and its FanDuel sportsbook remained on top, but its market share dropped to 33.6%, ahead of rival DraftKings, which has a partnership with Meadows, with 21.3%.
Hollywood Casino’s Barstool Sportsbook from Penn National Gaming continued its erratic record since launching in March, jumping back to third space with a 12.5% market share after recording negative revenue in February.