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Pennsylvania iGaming Dashboard – December 2019

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Casino was the star performer in Pennsylvania’s online market in November, thanks to a strong performance from table games and the introduction of online poker.

iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are delighted to present the Pennsylvania iGaming Dashboard, providing a monthly breakdown of the latest figures from the Keystone State’s regulated gambling market.

The data will be updated monthly following the official release of figures from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. 

Online casino revenue almost doubled month-on-month, rising to $9.7m in November, up from $4.9m in October.

While slots revenue rose to $5.1m from $4.0m the previous month, it was table games that accounted for most of the growth in casino. Here, revenue rose to $2.6m from $0.9m in October.

The introduction of Mount Airy – via a partnership with The Stars Group – into the casino market also contributed to the vertical’s boost, as well as bringing about big changes to the market shares in the state’s online casino market.

Currently the only provider of online poker, the operator generated $2.0m in revenue via the vertical in November, along with another $1.0m from slots and table games.

This saw Mount Airy carve out a 31% share of the market, giving it a share only two percentage points lower than Rivers Casino, which saw its share of the market fall from 51% in October to 33% the following month.

Overall, sports betting saw a slight drop in November, falling to $14.7m from $14.9m in October.

The decline came entirely from land-based betting, however, with online continuing to grow, rising to $11.4m in November, up from $10.3m in October.

In sports betting, the introduction of DraftKings to the state – via its partnership with Meadows Casino – had the biggest impact on market shares.

It took 9.5% of the market in November, largely at the expense of Rivers Casino, which saw its market share fall from 18.2% in October to 10.8% in November.

Its entrance did not impact main rival FanDuel, however, which managed to slightly increase its market share to 39.6%.

Ficom Leisure also provides exclusive monthly estimates on the Italian online market in the Italy iGaming Dashboard, and on New Jersey in the New Jersey iGaming Dashboard. It also provides quarterly figures on Spain in the Spain iGaming Dashboard, on Denmark in the Denmark iGaming Dashboard. and Portugal in the Portugal iGaming Dashboard

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