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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


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.