U.S. gambling revenue hit $13.6 billion in the second quarter of 2021. This is a record-breaking figure for the industry, according to figures from the American Gaming Association. In 2019, gambling revenue hit record levels of $43.6 billion, but as the industry moves towards a more rapid recovery than originally anticipated, 2021 is expected to surpass $44 billion in gambling revenues and will be the most lucrative year in the history of legal gambling. The revenue generated by states that allow gambling had increased by 22 percent over the previous record of $11.1 billion in the third quarter of 2019, a month before the Covid-19 pandemic sucked the industry into recession. Revenue from brick-and-mortar casinos is up by nearly 10 percent from the previous record in the third quarter of 2019. Traditional casino games have witnessed a 12 percent increase in revenue from the previous two years.
Revenue from casinos on the Strip for the second quarter of 2021 is the third-highest of all time at $1.79 billion. According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board Nevada Gaming Control Board, the state collected $1.2 Billion in gambling revenue in June. This was the fourth consecutive month with a billion-dollar revenue and a 14.6% increase in June 2019. The Silver State’s $3.46 billion in casino revenues in the second quarter was the biggest quarterly gaming success in the state’s history. Nearly every state that has casinos saw its revenue from gambling surpass levels pre-pandemic in the second quarter. The online sports betting market began in January 2022. Four sportsbooks, Caesars, DraftKings, and FanDuel, were cleared by the state regulators to allow their apps to go live in the shortest time possible.
Sports betting is legal in 22 states. Washington, D.C., has expanded across the U.S. Delaware, 먹튀검증 New Jersey, and Pennsylvania are the only states to allow internet-based gambling. Since the beginning of the year, states have collected more than $25 billion. The quarter is up 8.3 percent compared to the same period in 2019. The quarter is up 8.3 percent compared to the same quarter in 2019. Americans gambled $889 million at legal sportsbooks in the second quarter of 2018, lower than the first quarter. Americans gamble to get through the epidemic. While the Las Vegas Strip still needs convention international and business travel to ensure full recovery, American gamblers are spending enough money in Sin City to keep things on the right track.