ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More gaming revenue means more tax dollars for New Jersey, and online gaming in New Jersey is booming, according to statistics just released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement. In March 2015, online casinos and online poker sites brought in a record $13.16 million combined revenue last month, the highest monthly total in the history of the industry.
New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement reports online casino operators have contributed $3.25 million to the state's responsible gambling funds. To date, online gaming has generated more than $25 million total in taxes for the Garden State.
"The strong performance of Atlantic City's online casinos in March proves that the industry is just starting to tap the potential," PlayNJ Spokesperson John Darr said. "Atlantic City casinos are realizing millions in revenue with online gaming and the state is realizing millions in taxes."
The online gaming market, managed by Atlantic City casinos, consists of offering online versions of traditional casino games like Black Jack and Roulette, as well as online poker.
Combined, online gaming brought in $13.16 million – $10.9 million from casino play; $2.22 million from online poker.
Offering both casino games and poker, Borgota brought in $4 million in total revenue in March and it was the first time they'd hit that mark since April 2014. They remain the only operator to bring in $4 million combined revenue from online gaming (casino and poker) in one month.
In March 2015, Tropicana became the first operator to earn $3 million from casino play only in a single month.
Golden Nugget saw revenues of $2.96 million (casino play only) in March 2015.
PlayNJ, based in Atlantic City, NJ, is an independent organization with the mission of providing a comprehensive resource for consumers and media interested in learning about the vital role that regulated online gaming plays in the future of New Jersey's casino industry. Their staff brings a combined 30 years of experience in regulated online gambling markets to the news, fact sheets and analysis published daily at PlayNJ.com.
Media Contact: John Darr, 502-475-9637, [email protected]
Data, charts and historical trends can be found at https://www.playnj.com/new-jersey/revenue/