BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — You can bet on revenue drawn from the first day of legal in-person sports wagers in Massachusetts to be just shy of $100 million.
According to the monthly revenue release from the Massachusetts Gaming Commission published on Wednesday, the more exact number of Gross Gaming Revenue came out to be around $96.9 million across the licensed facilities: Plainridge Park Casino, MGM Springfield, and Encore Boston Harbor.
Legal in-person betting launched in the state on January 31, and on that day, MGM and PPC generated gross sports wagering revenue of about $65,706. Meantime, EBH reported losses of $75,230 for the tail end of January.
As of the time of posting, state officials say they have collected around $9,861 in taxes and assessments from PPC and MGM since in-person wagering launched.
MGM publishes revenue reports on or around the 15th of each month.