New Jersey Gaming Revenues Drop After Record Numbers In July
The state of New Jersey continues to grind along with online gambling revenues improving from the last year. The latest figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) show that online revenues increased 31.6 percent in August year-on-year to reach $16.1 million. This is pretty good but still way off the record $17.4m generated in July this year.
The main revenues came from online gambling with a 35.8 percent increase year-on year to $13.9m. Good news for online poker which rose 9.6% to $2.17m, Overall state revenues for the year are $128m which is $32.6% higher than the same period last year.
In terms of casinos, the status is much the same. The Borgata Hotel Casino generated $3.73 million in August of which casino made up $3.12m and poker $608k. Second spot went to Golden Nugget with $3.47m. Resorts Digital Gaming came in third place with $2.89m of which $2.03 coming from casino, The Tropicana casino which is solely a brick and mortar casino was last with $2.85m.