The Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun each reported year-over-year declines in their slot machine revenues for the month of April. However, from a percentage standpoint, Foxwoods lost slightly more than Mohegan Sun.
Keeping $29.7m in April, Foxwoods "won" 4.5% less in April than they did the same month in the prior year. In April of 2021, Foxwood posted $31.1m. Mohegan Sun kept $42.7m in April of 2022, which is down 3.5% from the $44.2m it held in the same month of the prior year.
Of their slot winnings in April, 25% was contributed to the state by the tribal-owned casinos. Foxwoods’ contribution was $7.4m while Mohegan Sun’s was $10.7m.
In terms of online gaming revenue, data posted by the state Department of Consumer Protection showed that Foxwoods generated $9.8m in gross online gaming revenue in April. For Mohegan Sun, online gaming revenue generated by the casino was $8.7m.
Each of the casinos paid 18% to the state, with Foxwoods paying out $1.8m and Mohegan Sun paying $1.6m.
Online sports betting revenue was led by the Mohegan Sun which posted $3.8m in revenue. Following behind was Foxwoods, which generated $2.4m in gross online sports betting revenue. Finally, the Connecticut Lottery Corp. generated $388,561. Each of these groups paid 13.75% to the state for a combined total of $908,365.
In total, online casino gaming and sports betting added $4.3m to the state's coffers, three-quarters of the total was contributed by online casino gaming.
The lottery also posted $581,080 in gross gaming revenue at its retail sports-betting locations.