Online Gambling in New Jersey Win $16.7 million in October

The online casinos in New Jersey has won $16.7 million from players during October, 2016 according to the figures released on Tuesday by Garden State gaming regulators.

This amount was a 30% increase compared to the October figures of 2015's $12.9 million.

Poker revenue of $2.4 million - up by 25%. Wins from other authorized casino games was $14.3 million, reflecting a more than a 30% year-over-year gain.

By the 10th month of the year, online gaming revenue of $161.2 million was which is more than figures for 2015 ($149 million).

Poker accounted for $22.3 million of revenue during 2015, that is up by 12% year-over-year.

Atlantic City Casino's total gaming win for the casino industry during October was $2.2 billion, that is an increase of 1.4% compared same period last year.

The Trump Taj Mahal was closed on Oct. 10, which resulted in an overall October gaming win to be down by about a percent compared to October of 2015.

Borgata Casino has led the way in this year both live and online play. The has casino won $650 million during October (up by 4% year-over-year), $39.5 million of it coming over the internet.

Atlantic City Casino had a solid month as voters rejected a play to put casino in other places in the state.