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Pennsylvania Poker Rooms Rake $5M In April

Revenue Up Roughly 4 Percent Year-Over-Year


Pennsylvania poker rooms raked just over $5 million during the month of April, according to figures released by state gaming regulators Monday.

That was up from the more than $4.8 million raked during April 2015. Poker rake was nearly $4.6 million in April 2014.

Pennsylvania had 226 poker tables this past April, which was unchanged from March.

Since mid-2010, when the first table games debuted in the Keystone State, poker rooms there have raked nearly $334 million. There are currently 10 in Pennsylvania.

Here’s at look at Pennsylvania poker room revenue so far in 2016:

January: $4,789,340
February: $5,145,025
March: $5,166,167
April: $5,019,180

For comparison, Nevada poker revenue (live and online) was just under $9.7 million in March, the most recent monthly figures available. That amount was nearly unchanged year-over-year. The Silver State has roughly 660 live poker tables.

New Jersey poker revenue (live and online) was roughly $5.4 million in April. The Garden State had 208 live poker tables during the month. Some great news for the Atlantic City poker market is that the Trump Taj Mahal re-opened its storied poker room this month.

In order to bolster its casino gambling market, Pennsylvania next month will take a look at legalizing and regulating online casino games, including poker.



over 6 years ago

wow that is alot of chippies down the slot for those numbers. what is the monthly drop in a state like say, california?