Pennsylvania’s licensed operators have generated revenue of $812,306 in the first sixteen days following the opening of the state’s regulated igaming market, with customers wagering almost $50m.
Since the market went live on 15 July, customers spent a total of $49.2m, of which $23.8m was on slots, and $25.5m on table games according to figures from the Pennsyvlania Gaming Control Board. Slot revenue across the three operators that launched during the month was $517,712, while the contribution from table games amounted to $294,594.
Rush Street’s SugarHouse Casino led the way in the early days of the market, accounting for more than half – $442,796 – of total revenue. Customers wagered $10.1m on slots, for product revenue of $261,869. Table games contributed a further $160,927, from stakes of $5.8m.
Parx Casino came second, with total igaming revenue of $260,124. Players staked $10.0m playing slots, though won most back, leaving revenue of $139,903, while table game spend of $19.3m resulted in revenue of $120,221.
Penn National Gaming followed with revenue of $117,284 from stakes of $4.1m. Slots accounted for $115,940 of revenue, compared to $13,446 from table games.
The launch of igaming also resulted in new tax revenue for Pennsyvlania. The 34% state tax on slots generated $176,022, with a further $67,303 coming from the 13% country grants tax. Two local share assessment taxes of 5% and 2% generated a further $25,886 and $10,354 respectively.
Table games, meanwhile, contributed $41,243 from a 14% state tax, and $5,892 from a 2% local share assessment levy.