US Casinos Have Best Month In History With $5.3 Billion Take

In yet another sign that the pandemic is over (despite world leaders insisting it’s not), American casinos had their best month in history in March, with a $5.3 billion take. The numbers do not include tribal casinos which report income separately.

According to the American Gaming Association, March was the best month ever for US commercial casinos, beating the previous record of $4.92 billion set in July 2021.

Meanwhile, casinos also had their best first quarter ever, with three states setting revenue records to start the year; Arkansas ($147.4 million); Florida ($182 million), and New York ($996.6 million), according to ABC News.

“Consumers continue to seek out gaming’s entertainment options in record numbers,” said AGA president Bill Miller, who says the strong performance came “despite continued headwinds from supply chain constraints, labor shortages and the impact of soaring inflation.”- READ MORE