New Jersey Posts 22.6 Percent Gain in April Online Gaming Revenues

It was another positive month for the largest regulated online casino market in the country. New Jersey gaming sites posted a win of $20.8 million in April, up 22.6 percent from the previous year.

Casino games won the bulk of the internet revenues. Table games, slots, and video poker combined to take in $18.85 million last month. That was up 31 percent over April 2016. Online poker games raked $1.97 million in April. That was down 23.9 percent from the previous year.

Golden Nugget was the big winner in the New Jersey online casino industry in April. The licensee, which includes Betfair, generated $5.38 million in April. That was up 62.7 percent year-over-year. Golden Nugget now offers over 400 games on its online casino platform. That is the most of any licensee in New Jersey.

Borgata, which includes Party Poker and Pala Interactive, took in $4.21 million in April revenues between all poker and casino products on its New Jersey license. That was up 5.8 percent over April 2016.

Tropicana won $3.94 million from players in April. That was an improvement of 28.9 percent. Resorts, which includes PokerStars, generated $3.78 million in April revenues. Caesars Interactive, which includes, posted an internet gaming win of $3.52 million in April, a gain of 11.4 percent over the previous year.

Atlantic City Gaming Revenues Decline

While online casino games posted gains across the board in April, the same cannot be said of the bricks-and-mortar casinos in Atlantic City. The seven casinos in Atlantic City won a combined $190.9 million in April. That was down 3.6 percent over the previous year. When the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal’s revenues are removed, the current operators posted a gain of 4.2 percent.

Borgata more than doubled its closest competitor in the Atlantic City gaming market last month. The flagship of Atlantic City won $58.45 million from gamblers, a year-over-year gain of 4.4 percent. Tropicana won $28.34 million last month, a gain of 15.1 percent over the previous year. Caesars posted a gaming win of $27.9 million, up 12.9 percent year–over-year.

Golden Nugget and Resorts also posted gains last month over April 2016 numbers. Bally’s (5.3 percent) and Harrah’s (7.2 percent) were the only two Atlantic City casinos to see a decline in gaming revenues over the previous year.

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