PA Table Games Continues to Show Revenue Increase PR Newswire HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2013 Newest revenue figures show 6.1% increase during August HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revenue from table games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos was $63.5 million in August 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 August of this year compared to August of 2012. The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows $9.1 million in tax revenue was generated from table games this August. Coupled with figures on slot machine revenue released earlier this month, overall gross revenue from both slots and tables differed by only about $1.5 million this August compared to August of 2012. Revenue from all casino gaming was $268,905,470 this past month compared to $270,445,771 last August. Gross table games revenue for each of the casinos operating in both August 2013 and August 2012 is as follows: August 2013 August 2013 Gross August August 2012 Casino Tables Revenue 2012 Gross Revenue Tables Sands Casino Resort 183 $14,709,702 152 $14,183,868 Bethlehem Parx Casino 166 $10,568,063 167 $8,534,017 SugarHouse Casino 58 $7,009,093 55 $6,823,093 Harrah's Philadelphia 122 $6,702,466 125 $7,077,849 Casino and Racetrack Rivers Casino 113 $6,116,554 116 $6,621,091 Mount Airy Casino Resort 74 $4,016,903 72 $3,116,984 Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs 84 $3,908,111 84 $3,795,030 The Meadows Racetrack and 80 $3,024,425 80 $3,220,333 Casino Valley Forge Casino Resort 50 $3,007,606 50 $2,072,148 Hollywood Casino at Penn 69 $2,937,100 70 $3,117,357 National Race Course Presque Isle Downs and 46 $1,037,769 53 $1,299,686 Casino Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin 28 $492,789 -- -- (opened 7/1/13) Statewide Total 1,074 $63,530,579 1,024 $59,861,456 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 Continues to Show Revenue Increase
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