New Jersey’s Atlantic City casinos saw online gambling profits fall for the first time in April. (Image: Atlantic-City-Casino.com)
While the revenues from New Jersey’s emerging online gambling market have already been small, most observers have remained upbeat about the long-term prospects for online gambling in the state. Each month, suggesting that steady growth could be expected for some time after all, since the launch of the sites in November of last year, online casino and poker games have brought in more and more money.
But that streak is now at an end. Web gambling profits were down somewhat for New Jersey in falling to a total of $11.4 million for the month april. That’s in regards to a half-million less than in March, when the web sites earned $11.9 million.
Part of the reason for this is that had one less day than March april. But that does not tell the whole tale: the average take per day was also down really somewhat, falling from $383,173 in March to $380,958 in April.
This employs strong gains in recent months. Both January and March saw double-digit monthly gains over past months, while even February the quickest month of the season saw a nine percent increase over January.
Good Weather, Payment Issues Cited
Officials cited possible reasons for the decrease, while remaining upbeat about the long run of on the web gambling in the state.
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