Pennsylvania online poker produced $2.7 million in revenue for December, according to a report released Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB). That equated to a 10% increase from November’s total.
Since then, the site has reported more than $40 million in revenue. Partypoker and WSOP.com have also been approved in PA but have yet to go live.
Casinos to reopen soon, closings may have boosted online revenue
- Parx Casino
- Mohegan Sun Pocono
- Mount Airy Casino Resort
- Rivers Casino Philadelphia
- Rivers Casino Pittsburgh
- Meadows Racetrack and Casino
Most poker rooms have seven-handed tables with Plexiglass dividers and masks required.
Record month for all iGaming in PA
Overall, figures released Tuesday show a new monthly record for revenue generated by iGaming. Online gaming in the Keystone State brought in $71.6 million for December.
That represents a 700% increase year over year – showing the growing strength for the industry in PA.
PokerStars Winter Series kicks off this week
PokerStars looks to keep offering quality tournament series each month and that includes January. Starting on Jan. 21, the site hosts the Winter Series with 45 events over 11 days.
The site hopes to reach a wide range of player bankroll with buy-ins varying from $10 to $1,000. The series may boost the state’s January revenue numbers.
The $300 buy-in Main Event highlights the series on Jan. 31 with a $200,000 prize pool. Other highlight include:
- $50 Eight-Max (Event 1, Jan.21) – $25,000 guaranteed
- $200 PKO (Event 2, Jan.21) – $40,000 guaranteed
- $100 Sunday Special (Event 15, Jan.24) – $100,000 guaranteed
- $75 Pot Limit Omaha Six-Max (Event 16, Jan. 24) – $6,500 guaranteed
For more on the series including a complete schedule, click here.