PA Table Games Revenue Up 3.3% in February Overall casino gaming revenues down 5% during month PR Newswire HARRISBURG, Pa., March 17, 2014 HARRISBURG, Pa., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Despite continued harsh weather, revenue from table games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos rose 3.25% to $57.1 million in February 2014, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Table games revenue last February was $55,348,241. The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows that $8,269,771 million in tax revenue was generated from table games this February. Due to a decrease in slot machine revenue of 7.5% in February, combined revenue from the play of slot machines and tables games during February was $238,326,952 a decrease of 5% over last February's total of $251,293,452. Gross table games revenue for each of the casinos operating in both February 2014 and February 2013 is as follows: Casino February February 2014 February February 2013 2014 Tables Gross Revenue 2013 Tables Gross Revenue Sands Casino Resort 200 $12,608,131 183 $12,060,001 Bethlehem Parx Casino 165 $9,689,310 163 $8,200,728 SugarHouse Casino 59 $7,169,293 58 $7,344,329 Harrah's Philadelphia 126 $6,050,121 121 $6,877,655 Casino and Racetrack Rivers Casino 113 $5,131,330 116 $5,947,964 Mohegan Sun at Pocono 84 $3,752,035 84 $3,290,560 Downs Mount Airy Casino Resort 75 $3,360,759 72 $2,985,441 Valley Forge Casino Resort 50 $3,345,196 50 $2,442,877 Hollywood Casino at Penn 69 $2,912,710 69 $2,988,971 National Race Course The Meadows Racetrack and 75 $1,735,666 80 $1,941,422 Casino Presque Isle Downs and 46 $1,005,334 53 $1,268,293 Casino Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin 28 $388,339 -- -- (opened 7/1/13) Statewide Total 1,090 $57,148,223 1,049 $55,348,241 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 Up 3.3% in February
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