iGaming May Revenue Numbers – NJ Online Poker

jersey-poker-now-CaesarsCasino-image001-300x103The May 2015, iGaming Revenue Data were unveiled by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) at 2:00 PM, Friday, June 12, 2015.

Overall Gaming Profit from the Casino Hotels was $221 million in May 2015 in comparison to $242 million May 2014 (including Discontinued Operators – Atlantic Club, Showboat, Revel, and Trump Plaza) a 9% decrease.

It is actually reported that in spite of the fall in revenue, the remaining Hotel/Casinos are taking benefits from the 2014 closures of 4 casinos. The greatest month to month gain went to Caesars (+51%), Golden Nugget (+33%) and Resorts (+19.6%).

For the month, Casino Profit was $208.6 million, and Internet Gaming was $12.5 million. Internet Gaming in May 2014 was $10.5 million (including Discontinued – Ultimate Gaming).

2015 May Poker was 15.44% of Total Internet Revenue versus 21.60% in 2014.

2015 May Casino was 84.56% of Total Internet Revenue versus 79.40% in 2014.


The NJDGE official report for May Online Poker revenues were May vs. April, $1.93million to $1.98 million, DOWN by 2.5%. Casino Games were, $10.54 million versus$10.70 million, down by 1.5%. Overall New Jersey Online Revenue was $12.47 million, down by 1.5%.

The Borgata and Party Poker (including Pala Entertainment) combination continues to lead as the top revenue producing I-Gaming site(s) in New Jersey with a 31.7% share (First in poker, second in casino games).

Golden Nugget/BetFair combination secured a revenue share of 24.6%, holding onto second place in total, and retaining Number 1 in casino games.

Caesar’s Interactive (CIE) moved up to third place overall with 21% (Second in poker, fourth in casino games). The World Series of Poker start benefited a little bit, but ongoing A bankruptcy proceeding problems is holding down any marked advancement for the group.

The Tropicana, with only casino games, stayed in third place for the month with a 20% revenue share, holding on to #3 in casino games in May after leading the field in March, and dropping to 4th overall.

RESORTS online casino games contributed 2.6% of overall online revenue while it continues the wait for any movement by the NJDGE to approve PokerStars.

The Online Poker Numbers showed Party and Borgata increased its edge over Caesar’s/888 for the month 56.8% to 43.2% in spite of the hype for the WSOP.

The Month to Month comparison of Internet Gaming Figures: Online May 2015, $12.5 million versus May 2014’s $10.5 million, a substantial INCREASE of 19.1%. Online Casino numbers fared best: May 2015 $10.54 million versus $8.19 million in May 2014, a 28.7% INCREASE.

The initial awareness was for online poker versus casino games during May 2014. Ultimate’s (now gone) online poker client was still in existence. Total Poker revenue for 2014 and 2015 month to month was $2.27 million versus $1.93 million, a substantial DECREASE of 14.9%.


Atlantic City Brick and Mortar Poker revenues were $2.34 million in May, a decrease over April of $350 K. The lack of a Major Tournament Series lowered the revenues.

The Borgata had 57.5% of the Revenue Share; Caesars two poker rooms had 27.8%.

The Tropicana increased to a more respectable 11.4% and the Golden Nugget even picked up to 3.3%.

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