Michigan Gaming Control Board
Detroit, March 9, 2021 - The three Detroit casinos reported $86.38 million in monthly aggregate revenue during February while operating at limited capacity due to COVID-19 health concerns. Table games and slots generated $86.46 million in revenue while retail sports betting produced a $77,627 loss.
The market shares were:
Table Games and Slot Revenue and Taxes
The casinos’ February table games and slots revenue dropped 29 percent compared with February 2020 returns. Monthly revenue was down a fractional 0.4 percent from January results.
Compared with February 2020 results, MGM’s monthly gaming revenue declined 34.6 percent to $34.43 million. MotorCity’s monthly gaming revenue fell 22.9 percent to $31.24 million, and Greektown was down 27.3 percent to $20.79 million.
During February, the Detroit casinos paid the State of Michigan $7 million in gaming taxes compared with $9.9 million for the same month last year.
The three Detroit casinos reported submitting $10.3 million in wagering taxes and development agreement payments to the City of Detroit during February.
Retail Sports Betting Revenue and Taxes
Greektown Casino reported $114,814 in retail sports betting qualified adjusted gross receipts for February. MGM recorded a $8,761 loss, and MotorCity saw a $183,680 loss.
Qualified adjusted gross receipts are gross sports betting receipts minus the monetary value of free play incentives provided to and wagered by bettors.
The casinos reported a total handle of $23,711,983.
The Detroit casinos paid $4,340 in taxes to the state on retail sports betting during February. They also reported submitting $5,304 in retail sports betting taxes to the City of Detroit.
Fantasy contest operators reported total adjusted revenues of $2.2 million and paid taxes of $186,699 for January.
"The Michigan Gaming Control Board shall ensure the conduct of fair and honest gaming to protect the interests of the citizens of the State of Michigan."