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PA Table Games Revenue Rises Nearly 10% in October



              PA Table Games Revenue Rises Nearly 10% in October

PR Newswire

HARRISBURG Pa., Nov. 18, 2013

HARRISBURG Pa., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revenue from table
games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos was $60.6 million in October 2013,
according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control
Board.  That represents a 9.5% increase in revenue from table games play
during October of this year compared to October of 2012.

The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site,
www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows $8,681,186 million in tax revenue
that was generated from table games this October.

Coupled with figures on slot machine revenue released earlier this month,
overall gross gaming revenue from both slots and tables increased by 2.4% this
October compared to October of 2012. 

Revenue from all casino gaming was a $249,524,178 this past month compared to
$243,692,416 last October.

Gross table games revenue for each of the casinos operating in both October
2013 and October 2012 is as follows:

Casino                    October 2013 October 2013  October     October 2012
                          Tables       Gross Revenue 2012 Tables Gross Revenue
Sands Casino Resort       183          $16,484,752   152         $12,788,177
Bethlehem
Parx Casino               165          $9,234,794    163         $8,311,697
SugarHouse Casino         58           $7,011,149    55          $6,803,774
Harrah's Philadelphia     126          $6,023,325    121         $6,696,109
Casino and Racetrack
Rivers Casino             113          $5,844,387    116         $5,027,770
Mount Airy Casino Resort  74           $3,214,825    72          $3,110,863
Mohegan Sun at Pocono     84           $2,994,558    84          $3,660,880
Downs
Valley Forge Casino       50           $2,831,567    50          $2,247,191
Resort
The Meadows Racetrack and 75           $2,765,436    80          $2,525,910
Casino
Hollywood Casino at Penn  69           $2,762,987    70          $2,997,070
National Race Course
Presque Isle Downs and    46           $926,243      53          $1,127,203
Casino
Lady Luck Casino          28           $456,970      --          --
Nemacolin (opened 7/1/13)
Statewide Total           1,071        $60,550,993   1,015       $55,296,643

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.

www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov

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

SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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