IGaming revenues exceed $ 100 million in May as games appear to be boosted | Entertainment

Harrisburg, PA-One region of the state that seems to be fully benefiting from the lifting of restrictions is the game.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted a report on its website showing that May 2021 total revenue generated from all types of games regulated by Board along with the fantasy contest was $ 413,182,161. ..

In releasing May figures and comparing historically, the Board decided to rely on slot machines, table games and retail sportsbooks as all casinos were closed during May 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions. I pointed out again that no revenue was generated. The video game terminal (VGT) was also out of service in May 2020.

Therefore, in order to provide a more equitable comparison of this month’s revenue for these types of games, the Board will, where appropriate in this release, May 2019 revenue and this year without the Covid-19 restrictions. Provides a comparison of revenues for. Using that comparison, this month’s total revenue was 42.08% higher than that of May 2019, when total revenue was $ 290,803,957.

Gaming sources regulated by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board include slot machines, table games, internet games, sports betting, fantasy contests, and VGTs. The Board has posted individual reports on these types of games on its website. https://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov/..

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