New Jersey gaming only down 8% for August; online up 114%

By Tim Poole

Total gaming revenue for August in New Jersey only fell 8%, a modest yearly decline considering reduced casino capacities upon reopenings.

Revenue accumulated to $326.3m, while internet gaming win was up 114% to $87.8m.

Sports wagering gross revenue was $39.5m, a 60% rise, from handle of $668m ($602m of which came from online betting).

Casino win was understandably the biggest faller, down 31% to $199.1m.

For the year-to-date period, New Jersey gaming revenue is down 29% to $1.62bn, while internet gaming win is up 101% to $598m.

Sports wagering gross revenue in the Garden State for 2020 so far is $178m, up 17%.


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