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April Gaming Revenue Rises 12.4%, With Sports Betting Up 75%

June 9, 2022, 7:29 PM

US commercial gaming revenue marked its second-highest-grossing month in April, with most states reporting year-over-year growth.

Revenue grew in April across all types of gaming—casino games, sports betting, and online wagering on events—to $4.99 billion, up 12.4% from 2021, according to an American Gaming Association report. It said 24 of 31 commercial gaming states that were operational a year ago posted revenue growth.

  • For the first four months of 2022, industry revenue stood at $19.33 billion, 24.2% above the same period last year, which was dampened significantly by Covid-related restrictions.
  • Land-based and online commercial sportsbooks ...