PA Table Games Continues to Show Revenue Increase

              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
 
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