HomePublicationsNewsletter ArchiveVolume 27Issue 17AGA’s Report Shows U.S. Quarterly Gaming Revenue Matches Record High

In a press release on May 11, 2021, the American Gaming Association (“AGA”) announced the 1st quarter results of its Commercial Gaming Revenue Tracker.  Commercial gaming revenue across the United States totaled $11.13 billion, matching the 3rd quarter 2019 as the highest ever.  AGA noted that the quarterly results showed a 4.1% increase over pre-pandemic performance in 1st quarter 2019 and represents a 17.7% increase over 1st quarter 2020.  Slot revenue accounted for $6.70 billion, table game revenue accounted for $1.62 billion, sports betting revenue accounted for $961.1 million and iGaming revenue accounted for $784.5 million in revenue.

“Today’s report shows gaming’s comeback is ahead of schedule,” said AGA President and CEO Bill Miller. “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our industry has faced numerous challenges head-on while still reopening responsibly and providing a safe, exciting environment for customers.  This is a testament to gaming’s hard work to help ensure our team members’ safety and well-being, which enabled us to reopen safely. We applied those same standards to our customers, whose clear pent-up demand was met by our responsible industry.”

The United States commercial market includes 30 states and the District of Columbia offering  some combination of casino gaming, sports betting and iGaming. 


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