October 17, 2019 | Number of The Day
Total gaming revenue in NJ for September 2019

The state Division of Gaming Enforcement has just released the figures for total gaming revenue for September 2019, and overall the numbers look good — $303.5 million, a 7.8% increase over the $281.5 million for September 2018.

September’s casino winnings came in at $224.5 million, down 3.2%. Internet gaming winnings were $41.1 million in September, compared with $25.8 million for the previous September, an increase of 59.7%. Sports wagering gross revenue was $37.9 million for the month, compared with $23.8 million for the same month last year, a 59.3% increase.

Year-to-date total gaming revenue was $2.581 billion through September 2019 compared with $2.148 billion through September 2018, an increase of 20.2%. Casino winnings were $2.052 billion, an 8.5% increase. Internet gaming winnings increased 57% to $339.0 million. Sports wagering gross revenue was $190.6 million.

In September 2019, total gaming taxes were $26.6 million.