No surprise, Biloxi sets gaming record in FY 2021

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The Biloxi Lighthouse at dusk.

The city’s Fiscal Year numbers are in, and Biloxi casinos, with $100 million months in April and July, have posted a record-breaking year, with $1.02 billion in gross gaming revenue.

Gross-gaming revenue is the amount of money that casinos pay taxes on.

Biloxi’s eight casinos generated $1.02 billion in FY 2021, which runs from Oct. 1, 2020, to Sept. 30, 2021. It was the largest figure in the 29-year history of legalized gaming in Biloxi. The previous record was $1.006 billion in FY 2007.

The highlight of the FY 2021 was April when the city reported a record-shattering gross gaming revenue figure of $111.2 million for one month.

Here are the FY ’21 numbers from the Biloxi casino market:

Gross gaming revenue: $1.02 billion

Total gaming taxes: $123.9 million

Where the money goes:

State of Mississippi: $81.6 million.

City of Biloxi: $22.9 million

County of Harrison: $9.52 million

Biloxi Public Schools: $6.53 million

County schools: $3.26 million

See the detailed report


Written by The City of Biloxi

Biloxi is one of the oldest communities in the country, having first been settled in 1699.Today, the city is a cultural melting pot, with a year ’round schedule of celebrations, set against a backdrop of sugar-white sand beaches, great deep-sea or freshwater fishing, an array of championship golf courses, museums, and historic sites, tantalizing seafood restaurants, and the excitement of 24-hour non-stop casino resorts. Of course, our strongest assets are the smiling faces and warm hospitality that await you.But don’t just take our word, see for yourself.

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