New York: A down October still has casinos within reach of record-breaking year

New York: A down October still has casinos within reach of record-breaking year

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  • Grant Lucas , PlayNY
November 13, 2023 3:45 PM
  • Grant Lucas , PlayNY

Upstate commercial casinos in New York will need a strong finish to 2023 if the industry intends to set a single-year revenue record.

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Even if they don’t set the record, and despite month-to-month and year-over-year decreases, NY casinos have had an incredible 2023.

According to data from the New York State Gaming Commission, commercial casinos in New York reported $55.9 million in total gross gaming revenue in October. While it reflects a 7.4% year-over-year downturn, October’s numbers push 2023 totals to $570.5 million, a mere 0.007% off the pace set in 2022.

When looking at month-over-month numbers, there wasn’t much to celebrate for the four upstate casinos in New York.

But that’s what happens when, in September, you put together the highest month in 2023.