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Massachusetts casinos generated $85 million in April

17 May 2021

(PRESS RELEASE)-- The Massachusetts Gaming Commission reported today that the month of April 2021 at Plainridge Park Casino (PPC), MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor generated approximately $85 million in Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR).

PPC, a category 2 slots facility, is taxed on 49% of GGR. Of that total taxed amount, 82% is paid to Local Aid and 18% is allotted to the Race Horse Development Fund. MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor, category 1 resort-casinos, are taxed on 25% of GGR; those monies are allocated to several specific state funds as determined by the gaming statute.

To date, the Commonwealth has collected approximately $767 million in total taxes and assessments from PPC, MGM and Encore since the respective openings of each gaming facility.

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