Pennsylvania Table Games Revenue Rises 13.6% in May

             Pennsylvania Table Games Revenue Rises 13.6% in May

Overall gaming revenue also up over last year

PR Newswire

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 17, 2013

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Revenue generated at
casinos from the play of table games jumped sharply during May of this year,
according to figures posted today on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board web
site.

With an average of 1,042 tables in daily operation statewide during May, gross
revenue from the play of table games was $62,758,499. That amount was 13.6%
higher than in May 2012 when revenue totaled $55,224,988 with an average of
1,031 tables operating on a daily basis.

Coupled with figures on slot machine revenue released earlier this month,
overall gross revenue from both slots and tables during May was up $6.3
million, or 2.4%, over last May. Total gaming revenue this May was
$274,003,634 compared to $267,682,157.

Tax revenue generated by table games exceeded $9 million during May. Of that
amount, $7,751,630 was deposited into the Commonwealth's General fund while
$1,255,170 was deposited into the Local Share Fund.

Gross revenue for each of the casinos in May 2013 compared to May 2012 is as
follows:

                                                         May
Casino                           May 2013 May 2013 Gross        May 2012 Gross
                                 Tables   Revenue        2012   Revenue
                                                         Tables
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem    183      $13,812,614    152    $10,853,753
Parx Casino                      165      $10,128,410    183    $9,883,742
SugarHouse Casino                58       $7,109,503     54     $6,867,973
Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and 121      $6,876,374     125    $6,082,770
Racetrack
Rivers Casino                    114      $5,531,932     110    $5,579,369
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino 80       $4,134,336     80     $2,712,054
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs      84       $3,755,089     84     $3,489,183
Mount Airy Casino Resort         72       $3,519,793     71     $2,817,837
Hollywood Casino at Penn         69       $3,296,713     69     $3,083,085
National Race Course
Valley Forge Casino Resort       50       $3,268,253     50     $2,230,246
Presque Isle Downs and Casino    46       $1,325,482     53     $1,624,976
Statewide Total                  1,042    $62,758,499    1,031  $55,224,988

A detailed breakdown of revenue by casino can be found on the PGCB website,
www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov. The report includes information on each
casino by non-banked, banked and electronic tables including gross revenue,
taxes generated and the number of table games in operation.

In addition to this report, the Board also posts monthly and weekly slot
machine revenue reports on its web site.

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 games 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.

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

SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Website: http://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov
 
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