No surprise, Biloxi sets gaming record in FY 2021

biloxi lighthouse
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

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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