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Atlantic City Casino Poker Rooms Rake $4.3 Million In February, Gambling Regulators Say

Revenue Nearly Unchanged Compared To February 2016

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New Jersey’s poker market was virtually unchanged in February.

According to the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, live poker revenue was $2.1 million last month, while online poker rake was $2.2 million. The entire poker market was about $4.3 million, nearly identical to the roughly $4.4 million raked last year. In February 2016, live poker was $2.4 million, while online poker was $2.0 million.

February 2016 had one extra day due to the leap year.

The poker room at Tropicana was the only property in Atlantic City to see a year-over-year uptick in poker rake, according to the state figures.

Revenue at Bally’s fell by 37 percent year-over-year.

Here’s a breakdown of the live poker rooms last month:

Bally’s: $251,000
Borgata: $1.27 million
Golden Nugget: $79,000
Harrah’s: $276,000
Tropicana: $225,000

Live poker revenue in February 2016:

Bally’s: $345,000
Borgata: $1.49 million
Golden Nugget: $88,000
Harrah’s: $305,000
Tropicana: $191,000

Online poker revenue last month:

Borgata: $615,000
Caesars Interactive: $666,000
Resorts Digital: $889,000

Online poker revenue in February 2016:

Borgata: $1.06 million
Caesars Interactive: $932,000

Note: PokerStars, through its partnership with Resorts, launched in March 2016.

The Garden State poker market was $5.7 million in January, up three percent year-over-year.

For comparison, Maryland’s poker market was $3.68 million in February, up 30 percent year-over-year. Unlike New Jersey, Maryland doesn’t have online poker.