SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – MGM Springfield generated more than $18 million in gross gaming revenue for the month of August.
According to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, $14,048,463 was generated through slots and $4,414,479 was generated through table games.
As a category 1 resort-casino, MGM Springfield is taxed on 25 percent of gross gaming revenue. That money is shared with several specific state funds. The largest portion of the money goes to local aid to cities and towns, followed by transportation and infrastructure, and then education. August’s taxes amounted to $4,615,735.
All together, Massachusetts’ three casinos– MGM, Plainridge Park Casino, and Encore Boston– generated $20 million tax revenue in August.
Last August, MGM Springfield generated nearly $21 million in gross gaming revenue for the month.