iGaming Revenue Up, Despite Dip in Sports Betting

Published May 27, 2022

Online casinos continued to see increases in revenue in April. Read more below to learn who came out on top.

Revenue for online casinos was up 27% in April, coming in at $136.9 million. This is substantial seeing as sports betting saw an 8.2% downward trend in YOY numbers.

Online slots have continued to grow in popularity amongst NJ players with a 27.8% increase in total revenue for the month. On the flip side, poker is continuing to fall out of favor and was down 6.3%. 

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The top three casinos in New Jersey for April were as follows: 

What’s next for NJ players? 

The biggest change online casino players in New Jersey comes with DraftKings’ acquisition of GNOG. Both casinos host two of the largest game catalogs and the merger will certainly add benefits to players who enjoy either platform. 

DraftKings offers one of the top sportsbooks in the country and their online casino hosts a wealth of exclusive branded games that can’t be found anywhere else. 

exclusive sports games at draftkings casino

Players will instantly find an assortment of sports-themed casino games, including:

Exclusive games at Draftkings casino

As well as unique titles like:

  • Loki’s Luck
  • Mariachi Mayhem
  • Just Kitten Around

Meanwhile, Golden Nugget is best known for its generous low wagering welcome bonus of 200 free spins and its monthly leaderboard races. 

Get 200 free spins at Golden Nugget casino

With over 1,000 games to offer NJ players, it’s no wonder we continue to see GNOG coming in near the top of the list in revenue each month. 
But will this merger finally be the push to put Golden Nugget back on top and dethrone the reigning king of the jungle at BetMGM? Only time will tell. Check back for our latest news on NJ casinos here at NJCasino.com.