Online Casinos Rumble To $216.5 Million In May Revenue, Second-Best Month Ever

Written By Corey Sharp on June 18, 2024
High-speed train representing Pennsylvania's online casinos sector continuing to cruise along. Pennsylvania operators had revenue of $216.5 million in May. It was the second-best month in state history.

Pennsylvania online casinos keep pumping out revenue totals of more than $200 million. Operators did so again for the fourth straight month, as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported $216.5 million in May.

PA online casino revenue set a lofty record of $233.1 million in March. After a decrease in April, which was to be expected, platforms experienced a 2% month-over-month increase. It is also proves that operators have come a long way from last May after a 27% year-over-year increase.

Pennsylvania remains the top online casino market in the country. It is the only state to cross the $200 million threshold in May.

PlayPennsylvania Managing Editor Dave Briggs said:

“That’s now four straight months over $200 million, nine straight over $186 million and May also saw online casino revenue in Pennsylvania top $1 billion in just 2024 alone. And, how about this for milestones: Lifetime online slot revenue topped $5 billion in May.

“The online casino bullet train keeps on rolling in Pennsylvania.”

Breakdown of PA online casino May 2024 revenues

  • Online slots revenue: $169,301,704
  • Table games revenue: $44,914,621
  • Online poker revenue: $2,274,972

Quick analysis from May PA online casino figures

  • PA online casinos reached an impressive milestone in May, surpassing the $5 billion total for lifetime slot revenue. Operators produced $169.3 million in slot earnings last month, which accounted for 78.2% of total revenue. Most platforms in the state have hundreds, if not thousands, of exciting slots to offer players. Many operators are adding some of the most popular titles to keep its library fresh. Pennsylvania online casinos have made $6.89 billion in lifetime revenue. With slots crossing $5 billion, it makes up for 74.7% of lifetime revenue. It’s obvious slot titles are the state’s bread and butter.
  • Through May, Pennsylvania online casinos have already reached $1 billion in YTD revenue. It did not reach that feat until June last year. Therefore, operators are on pace to shatter 2023’s revenue total of $2.1 billion. Operators are averaging $213.3 million per month and are on pace for $2.6 billion by the end of the year.
  • Bally Casino PA is shooting up the leaderboard in Pennsylvania after generating $5.3 million last month. After a strong April, the operator kept up the momentum in May, in a big way. It finished ahead of PokerStars and betPARX for the first time ever, and came within $400,000 0f Golden Nugget. Don’t be surprised if we’re writing about Bally’s passing Golden Nugget next month, t00.

PA online casino revenue by operator in May 2024

LicenseeTotal RevenueSlotsTablesPokerPromosTaxes
Hollywood Penn National$79,283,595$58,962,230$19,920,591$400,774$14,152,053$27,444,824
Valley Forge$56,133,095$41,365,910$14,767,186$0$11,721,392$18,370,789
Rivers Philadelphia$39,165,699$34,727,221$4,317,838$120,640$7,882,734$15,204,816
Harrah's Philadelphia$11,054,137$8,296,494$2,262,462$495,182$1,050,126$4,351,744
Golden Nugget PA$5,618,659$5,278,732$339,927$0$1,553,064$1,805,452
Bally's State College$5,281,639$4,813,805$467,833$0$1,011,102$1,862,124
Parx$5,253,779$4,406,062$847,717$0$1,062,468$1,941,176
Mount Airy$5,058,149$3,129,559$670,214$1,258,376$979,410$1,464,996
Live Philadelphia$4,596,590$4,004,563$592,027$0$971,513$1,732,571
Wind Creek$2,618,143$2,240,657$377,486$0$703,272$890,586
Mohegan Sun Pocono$2,427,811$2,076,471$351,340$0$1,314,651$467,597
Total$216,491,296$169,301,704$44,914,621$2,274,972$42,401,785$75,536,675
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Corey Sharp is the Lead Writer at PlayPennsylvania bringing you comprehensive coverage of sports betting and gambling in Pennsylvania. Corey is a 4-for-4 Philly sports fan and previously worked as a writer and editor for the Philadelphia Inquirer and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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