PA Table Games Revenue Increases 6.1% In July PR Newswire HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19, 2013 HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Revenue from table games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos was $59.9 million in July 2013, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. That represented a 6.1% increase in revenue from table games play during July of this year compared to July of 2012. The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows $8.6 million in tax revenue was generated from table games this July. Coupled with figures on slot machine revenue released earlier this month, overall gross revenue from both slots and tables was $264,860,050 this July compared to $269,354,774 in July 2012, or 1.7% lower. Gross table games revenue for each of the casinos operating in both July 2013 and July 2012 is as follows: Casino July 2013 July 2013 Gross July 2012 July 2012 Gross Tables Revenue Tables Revenue Sands Casino Resort 183 $12,950,101 152 $12,490,728 Bethlehem Parx Casino 166 $11,072,970 182 $7,895,981 SugarHouse Casino 58 $6,489,333 55 $6,705,046 Harrah's Philadelphia 121 $6,151,915 125 $6,510,323 Casino and Racetrack Rivers Casino 114 $5,329,774 116 $5,228,162 Mohegan Sun at Pocono 84 $4,275,533 84 $3,804,798 Downs Mount Airy Casino Resort 73 $3,833,244 72 $3,561,695 Hollywood Casino at Penn 69 $3,083,202 69 $3,132,102 National Race Course The Meadows Racetrack and 80 $2,901,369 80 $3,757,735 Casino Valley Forge Casino Resort 50 $2,523,997 50 $1,847,579 Presque Isle Downs and 46 $1,097,390 53 $1,548,794 Casino Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin 28 $241,745 n/a n/a (opened 7/1/13) Statewide Total 1,072 $59,950,571 1,037 $56,482,941 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 12 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. CONTACT: Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321 SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Website: http://www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov
PA Table Games Revenue Increases 6.1% In July
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