Pennsylvania Generates Record-Breaking Revenue During February

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Online casinos in the state of Pennsylvania generated a new record-breaking month of gaming revenue in February. According to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), the state’s 11 operators generated $215.3 million in online casino revenue in February. The figure not only broke state records but also the record for the single highest revenue-generating month across all states in the United States. 

The press release, shared by the PGCB, detailed how Pennsylvania online casinos accomplished a 32.7% year over a year increase in revenue during February and a 13.7% increase month over month compared with January. While the state had a slower January with $189.3 million in revenue, it still was a year-over-year growth compared with 2023. In 2023, online casinos in the state generated $2.1 billion in revenue. If the state continues its average of around $200 million a month, it should pass the $2.4 billion revenue mark by the end of this year.

The state of Pennsylvania shows no sign of slowing down, with more and more players finding entertainment through the state’s 11 online casino apps. 

Online slot gaming generated $156.2 million out of the $215.3 million generated online. Internet table games contributed $56.6 million to the total revenue, while online poker games amounted to about 1% of online casino revenue in the state of Pennsylvania for February, or $2.4 million.

The state’s sports betting operators experienced a 30% year-over-year drop in revenue. The total handle actually increased to $661.7 million, but revenue was just $30.3 million for online and retail sports betting. The three top casino brands in the sports betting space were Valley Forge Casino Resort, which partners with FanDuel, Hollywood Casino at the Meadows partnering with DraftKings, and Hollywood Casino Morgantown partnering with BetMGM.

Revenue Figures Breakdown

Retail slots revenue – $202.7 million.

Retail table games, revenue – $76.6 million

iGaming Slot revenue – $125.9 million (35.6% year over year)

iGaming Tables games revenue – $56.6 million (56.7% increase year over year

Sports waging revenue – $30.3 million

Video gaming terminals revenue – $3.2 million

iGaming poker Avenue – 2.4 million.

Fantasy contests revenue – 1.3 million. 

Total gaming revenue month over month – 4.6%

Revenue Overview by Operator

LicenseeTotal RevenueSlotsTablesPokerPromosTaxes
Hollywood Penn National$84,283,275$54,068,572$29,816,054$398,649$6,984,272$30,258,778
Valley Forge$57,223,463$40,458,957$16,764,507$0$12,466,329$17,798,340
Rivers Philadelphia$36,110,619$32,256,405$3,728,043$126,171$6,840,821$14,340,920
Harrah’s Philadelphia$10,751,305$7,304,086$2,947,808$499,411$812,362$4,055,768
Golden Nugget PA$4,820,019$4,193,575$626,444$0-$880,048$2,484,834
Mount Airy$4,648,762$2,784,979$452,109$1,411,673$1,059,475$1,223,575
Live Philadelphia$3,926,790$3,363,955$562,835$0$614,746$1,574,626
Bally’s State College$3,916,162$3,586,192$329,970$0$906,844$1,312,089
Wind Creek$2,384,232$2,007,786$376,446$0$527,659$859,500
Mohegan Sun Pocono$1,338,483$1,011,042$327,441$0$74,333$558,214

The state of Pennsylvania also shares retail casino figures monthly with the public. Below is a complete overview of retail casino figures for February

SourceFebruary 2024
Total Revenue
February 2023
Total Revenue
% Change
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$91,974,281$72,567,55926.74%
Valley Forge Casino Resort$74,079,438$61,359,65820.73%
Parx Casino$51,377,842$54,508,417-5.74%
Rivers Casino Philadelphia$48,256,110$47,459,5891.68%
Wind Creek Bethlehem$45,096,268$39,738,51113.48%
Rivers Casino Pittsburgh$28,654,042$30,604,979-6.37%
Live! Casino Philadelphia$25,951,263$23,692,9209.53%
Hollywood Casino at the Meadows$23,164,741$26,532,683-12.69%
Harrah’s Philadelphia$20,700,593$18,629,67911.12%
Mohegan Pennsylvania$19,238,989$18,921,2641.68%
Mount Airy Casino Resort$18,714,814$20,278,728-7.71%
Live! Casino Pittsburgh$10,273,837$9,394,3249.36%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino$8,819,923$8,618,4522.34%
Hollywood Casino York$8,701,865$8,448,2293.00%
Hollywood Casino Morgantown$5,983,508$6,564,715-8.85%
Golden Nugget$5,700,067n/an/a
Parx Shippensburg$3,257,117$3,242,0000.47%
Video Gaming Terminals$3,233,524$3,313,019-2.40%
Bally’s Pennsylvania$3,009,318n/an/a
The Casino at Nemacolin$1,632,120$1,620,8560.69%
Fantasy Contests$1,273,552$1,342,936-5.17%
Statewide Total$499,093,210$456,838,5189.25%