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
PA Table Games Revenue Rises Nearly 10% in October
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