GGR Declined by 29 Percent in Detroit

In last month Detroit’s three casinos conjointly won $86.4 million. According to the previous month’s report, the Michigan commercial gaming industry’s health won more than it. A rate of 29% is declining year after year. Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) provided a statement of Gross gaming revenue (GGR) for the previous month. It explored that table games, and brick and mortar slot machines and money owned from in-person retail sports betting are selected by table games. Retail sports betting hosted life in March 2020. GGR casino report claimed MGM got $34.4 million, MotorCity got 31.2 million, and Greektown got $20.8 million last month.

A Solid Comparison

Maybe it sounds tremendous the deduction rate of 29 percent year after years. But it’s not too alarming as it sounds. Through the epidemic situation for COVID-19, Michigan only allowed West Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania residents for online gambling. In January 2021, mobile sports betting and interactive slot machines went live along with table games. There was a conversation about releasing online sports betting and iGaming in late February by MGCB. For the last ten days of January, only internet casino platforms and online oddsmakers were operating. $115.2 million were bet on sports within two weeks. The tax rate is 8.4 percent for internet sports betting and 20-28 for online casino revenue from GGR. The final rate gets fixed after yearly gross winning.

Mobile sports betting and iGaming will help develop the GGR and reduce the 29 percent GGR decrement year over year. In the months ahead, the achievement of Detroit’s commercial gaming industry achievement was fabulous. The casinos could continue their activities on a large scale in the last year. February was the last time. All casinos had to entirely shut down their operation ordered by Michigan Government Gretchen Whitmer(D) in the mid-period of March 2020. The GGR rate was $0 in April, May, June, and July. Then they got permission to reopen their casinos with 15 percent of max-capacity. The lowest state ordered to reopen commercial casinos with full restriction and health precautions.



Vincenzo Davari, a writer on Sweden's best online casino, is a reporter by profession, but a learner by nature who provides informative news regarding casinos and gambling. When he gets free time, he loves to travel and explore the unknown. His diligent work helped him to get the Journalist’s Award twice.