Market Monitor: West Virginia August 2023 Market Monitor: West Virginia August 2023
Key Takeaways
  • Year-on-year growth for the online casino sector in West Virginia is 17%, the lowest recorded so far.
  • Greenbrier licensees (FanDuel, BetMGM, Golden Nugget) maintain the market lead with $5.1 million in revenue
  • Hollywood casinos (DraftKings and PointsBet) hold a 38% market share, reporting $4.4 million in revenue.
  • Betr, under the Mardi Gras license, reported a significant drop in revenue from $656k to $350k in August, resulting in a mere 3% share of the market.

Revenue at West Virginia online casinos stayed pretty static, with revenue of $11.2 million in line with prior months.

Compared to the same month a year ago, the market is up a seemingly healthy 17%, though this is the lowest growth rate reported so far.

Among hte four active operators, the Greenbrier licensees (FanDuel, BetMGM, Golden Nugget) retain the market lead, generating $5.1 million in revenue last month for a 44% market share. Hollywood casinos (DraftKings and PointsBet) make up much of the rest, reporting $4.4 million (38%).

However, Mountaineer (BetRivers and Caesars) does continue to chip away. It reported $1.8 million last month for a 15% market share, one of its best to date. A year ago, its share was less than 12%.

Betr, which went live on the Mardi Gras license in June, saw its revenue fall from $656k in July to $350k in August. Its share of revenue last month was just 3%, a concerning drop for a new market entrant.

WV Casinos: Online Partners and Launch Dates

License Holder Online Partner Launch Date
The Greenbrier BetMGM Aug-20
The Greenbrier FanDuel Aug-19
The Greenbrier Golden Nugget Nov-20
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races DraftKings Jul-20
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races PointsBet Jan-22
Mountaineer Casino BetRivers Apr-21
Mountaineer Casino Caesars Nov-21
Mardi Gras Betly Jun-23