Good 2018 for Atlantic City

News on 15 Jan 2019

Atlantic City’s total gaming revenue increased almost 9.2 percent in 2018 compared to 2017 the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) reported Monday, marking the third consecutive year of revenue growth.

The Industry’s Total Gaming Revenue was $2.903 billion for 2018 (2017: $2.659 billion).

Casino Win was $2.511 billion, up 4.0 percent over 2017. Internet Gaming Win increased 21.6 percent to reach $298.7 million and Sports Wagering Gross Revenue was $94.0 million since inception on June 14, 2018.

“While the city had a good year, market adjustments from competition occurred and will continue into 2019,” James Plousis, chairman of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission said in a press release. “The continuing strength of internet gaming plus a growing sports wagering market will provide the industry with tools to compete.”

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