Internet win provides Atlantic City boost

Apr 14, 2016 10:15 AM

The impact of Internet gaming revenue continues increasing in New Jersey. The gaming win for March was $15.5 million, 17.9 percent higher compared to $13.2 million during the same year earlier period.

Figures released Wednesday by the Division of Gaming Enforcement show that the total March win in Atlantic City – the eight casinos and their associated Internet entities –was was $203 million, just 0.4 percent  less than the $ 203.9 million won during March in 2015.

For the year to date through the end of March, total gaming win from all sources is 3.1 percent percent higher than a year ago at $597.8 million. The Internet win for the first three months is up 27.7 percent to $44.9 million.

Borgata continues to be the easy market leader, winning  nearly $58 million from all sources during March, a 3.7 percent drip from the same period a year ago. Borgata also posted the most Internet revenue, $4.2 million, about $230,000 more than last year.

Harrah’s was number two, winning $28.5 million during March, almost four million less than the March 2015 win, the DGE reported.

Phil Hevener has been writing about the Nevada gaming business for more than 30 years. Email: [email protected].