PITTSBURGH, PA — Revenue at the River Casino on the North Shore in July was down 48.3 percent compared to last July’s revenues, according to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The casino took in $16.8 million in July, compared to $32.6 million in July 2019.
The revenue drop was the steepest decline of any casino in the state. Wind Creek Casino in Bethlehem saw the second-worst revenue drop, tumbling 38.1 percent in July compared to last year.
Figures released today by the gaming control board shows total gaming and fantasy contests revenue generated in the state during July as $283 million, a o.5 percent increase over the $281 million generated during the same period last year.
All 12 casinos were in operation for all or most of the month for the first time since March when state-mandated coronavirus restrictions were put in place. Rivers was closed from July 3 until July 10.