Slot Machine Revenue In Pennsylvania Remained Steady In November

       Slot Machine Revenue In Pennsylvania Remained Steady In November

PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 4, 2012

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Pennsylvania
Gaming Control Board reported today on its web site that total revenue
generated through the play of slot machines at Pennsylvania casinos during
November rose slightly compared to the amount generated a year ago.

According to the report, this November's gross revenue at the eleven operating
casinos from slot machine play was $192,512,491 compared to $191,852,271 of
gross revenue in November 2011, an increase of 0.34%. In a comparison of just
the ten casinos operating in November 2012 that were also open for the full
month of November 2011, revenue was 1.89% lower this year.

The Board also reported that the amount of tax revenue generated for the
Commonwealth from slot machine play during this November was $103,691,872.

Gross revenue for each of the casinos operating in November 2012 is as
follows, with the percentage change reflected for those casinos.

Casino                                November 2012   November 2011   % change
Parx Casino                           $29,948,360.23  $30,070,540.14  -0.41%
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem         $23,160,992.39  $22,169,907.39  4.47%
Rivers Casino                         $23,144,019.08  $21,826,209.57  6.04%
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and      $20,409,577.94  $20,978,232.66  -2.71%
Racetrack
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino      $19,011,461.82  $18,940,309.69  0.38%
Hollywood Casino at Penn National     $18,336,178.21  $19,706,505.43  -6.95%
Race Course
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs           $18,039,133.68  $19,314,921.37  -6.61%
SugarHouse Casino                     $14,741,779.66  $14,721,405.03  0.14%
Mount Airy Casino Resort              $11,009,482.00  $11,426,049.91  -3.65%
Presque Isle Downs and Casino         $10,430,290.89  $12,698,190.04  -17.86%
Valley Forge Casino Resort            $4,281,215.53   --              --
Statewide Total                       $192,512,491.43 $191,852,271.23 0.34%

The average number of operating slot machines throughout Pennsylvania at the
11 casinos was 26,356 in November 2012 compared to 26,534 at the casinos in
November 2011.

The Board will release table game revenue for November 2012 after December
15^th of this month.

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board was established in 2004 with the passage
of Act 71, also known as the Race Horse Development and Gaming Act.
Pennsylvania's first new state agency in nearly 30 years, the Gaming Control
Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state's casino industry. The 11
casinos in operation all offer both slot machine and table game gambling,
employ over 16,000 people, and collectively generate an average of $4 million
per day in tax revenue. A portion of that money is used for property tax
reduction to all Pennsylvania homeowners; provide funds to the Commonwealth's
horse racing industry, fire companies, a statewide water and sewer project
grant program, and the state's General Fund; and, established a new stream of
tax revenue to local governments that host casinos for community projects.

A wealth of information about the Gaming Control Board's regulatory efforts
and Pennsylvania's gaming industry can be found at
www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov. At this website, visitors can watch Board
meetings live or view videos of past meetings, look up future meeting
schedules and past meeting transcripts, obtain information on identifying a
gambling problem and gaining assistance, access an interactive map of casino
locations, request a speaker for their group, along with much more
information. You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing
@PAGamingControl.

www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov

CONTACT: Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey
(717) 346-8321

SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Website: http://www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov