Real-money i-gaming win for the US state of New Jersey was up in February compared with the same period in 2016 and once again made up for a fall in revenues in the land-based sector.

New Jersey again boosted by i-gaming

Figures published by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement reported a total internet gaming win of $18.7m in February, up 26.9 per cent year on year.

In contrast, the casino sector fell 1.8 per cent across the same period, to $186.6m.

The bigger winners in February were Resorts Digital, up 131.5 per cent year on year to $3.05m, and Golden Nugget, climbing 66 per cent to $5.18m.

Tropicana and Caesars Interactive saw more modest gains, up 6.6 per cent (to $3.25) and 15.6 per cent (to $3.5m) respectively.

Borgata, for so long the market leader in the state’s i-gaming sector, was the only property whose internet business saw a fall year on year, down 11.6 per cent to $3.75m.