PA Sets State Record in December for Total Gaming Revenue

PA Sets State Record in December for Total Gaming Revenue
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

Pennsylvania’s total gaming revenue for December set a state record of more than $534.2 million. That figure, which also includes Pennsylvania sports betting, was an increase of 20.2% from November (more than $444.47 million). The December 2023 total gaming revenue mark eclipsed the old Pennsylvania record from March 2023, which was almost $515.28 million.

Pennsylvania online casinos were among the first in the U.S.

Brick and Mortar Casinos Have Good Month

For brick-and-mortar casinos, the December retail slots handle was $2.76 billion, which was a jump of 10.9% from November (almost $2.49 billion). The $2.76 billion in handle yielded revenue of about $207.8 million, up 9.5% from November (more than $189.7 million).

Retail table games gross revenue in December was more than $82.9 million, an increase of 4.3% from November (just over $79.5 million).

Regarding December’s internet gambling in the commonwealth, the PA online slots handle was about $3.28 billion, an increase of 8.7% from November (about $3.02 billion). The December handle generated gross internet slots revenue of almost $116.88 million, a jump of 6.9% from November (about $109.31 million). The internet slots revenue for December of about $116.88 million was a new commonwealth record, beating the old high-water mark of about $114.75 million from September 2023.

Internet table game handle in December was $2.722 billion, up 7.3% from November ($2.536 billion). That December internet table games handle yielded gross revenue almost $45.83 million, which was down 1.3% from November (nearly $46.43 million).

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Author

Bill Ordine

A longtime reporter and editor who began writing on casinos and gaming shortly after Atlantic City’s first gambling halls opened, Bill covered the world Series of Poker and wrote a syndicated column on travel to casino destinations for a decade.

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