New Jersey Sees Across-the-Board Increase in Gambling Revenues for December

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has released the total gaming revenue results for December 2023, revealing that the state’s gambling operators generated nearly $5.8 billion in revenue for the year. The data shows that New Jersey’s nine casino hotel properties earned $232.4 million in December 2023, marking a 7.8% increase compared to the same period in the previous year.

Furthermore, the year-to-date casino win for these properties reached $2.85 billion, reflecting a 2.2% growth from the prior year-to-date period. The online casino segment also experienced an increase in revenue, with a reported internet gaming win of $180.3 million in December 2023, representing a 19.1% year-on-year growth.

The total internet gaming win for the year stood at $1.92 billion, reflecting a substantial 15.7% increase compared to the previous year-to-date period. The sports betting segment recorded the most significant revenue increase, with revenue of $109.4 million in December 2023, marking a 24.8% year-on-year increase.

For the year-to-date period, the sports betting segment reported a revenue of $1.01 billion, reflecting a 31.9% increase from the prior year-to-date period. Overall, New Jersey’s casinos, racetracks, and their partners reported a total gaming revenue of $522.2 million for December 2023, representing a 14.8% increase from December 2022.

The year-to-date total gaming revenue for the state reached $5.78 billion, reflecting a 10.9% increase from the prior year-to-date period. Meanwhile, casino workers in New Jersey continue their fight for a smoke-free work environment, hoping to address the exemption of casinos from the Smoke-Free Air Act. Senator Joe Vitale has introduced Senate Bill 1493 to support this measure, with the backing of 18 out of 40 senators. The push for a healthier workplace for casino employees remains ongoing as the state enters 2024.