The rising cost of living is having no effect on U.S casinos, which reported their best month in history for March 2022.
According to the Associated Press, the American Gaming Association reported that U.S commercial casinos won more than $5.3 billion from gamblers in March 2022, beating the previous record of $4.92 billion in July 2021.
🎰📈 RELEASE: Q1 2022 commercial gaming revenue reached $14.31B—a new industry Q1 record and nearly an all-time quarterly record.
The AGA also released today our annual State of the States report, detailing the industry’s recovery in 2021.
— American Gaming Association (@AmericanGaming) May 11, 2022
The Associated Press reports three states set quarterly revenue records to start the year: Arkansas ($147.4 million); Florida ($182 million); and New York ($996.6 million).
“Consumers continue to seek out gaming’s entertainment options in record numbers,” said Bill Miller, the association’s president and CEO
The numbers do not include tribal casinos, which report their income separately.