FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 22nd, 2010

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
P.O. Box 69060
Harrisburg, PA 17106-9060

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

Table Game Revenue Figures For October Released By Gaming Control Board

HARRISBURG, PA: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site the revenue figures for October table games play at the ten operating casinos.

Table games produced gross revenue of $40,897,115  in October resulting in $6,543,538 in tax revenue after applying the 16% tax rate (14% to the Commonwealth’s General Fund and 2% to the local host county and municipality). That compares to $36,866,126 in gross revenue and $5,898,580 in tax revenue during September 2010, an increase of 10.93%.

The average number of tables operating daily in October was 707 or 2% more tables than in September when 694 were in daily operation.

Gross revenue for each of the casinos in October 2010 is as follows:

Casino Tables Gross Revenue State Tax* Local Tax#
Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack 99 $5,800,755 $812,106 $116,015
Parx Casino 57 $5,793,303 $811,062 $115,866
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem 89 $5,542,036 $775,885 $110,841
SugarHouse Casino 40 $5,307,615 $743,066 $106,152
Rivers Casino 88 $4,177,329 $584,826 $83,547
Mount Airy Casino Resort 75 $4,046,231 $566,472 $80,925
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs 90 $3,450,400 $483,056 $69,008
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse 54 $2,654,177 $371,585 $53,084
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino 67 $2,569,882 $359,784 $51,398
Presque Isle Downs and Casino 48 $1,555,387 $217,754 $31,108
Statewide Total 707 $40,897,115 $5,725,596 $817,942

*14% of gross revenue
# 2% of gross revenue

A detailed breakdown of revenue by casino can be found on the PGCB website that includes information for non-banking, banking, and electronic tables, revenue and taxes generated, and the number of table games.

In addition to this report, the Board also posts monthly slot machine revenue reports on its web site.

(Note: due to a change in dates for the submission of monthly table games revenue reports by casinos to the Department of Revenue, the PGCB will begin releasing these figures approximately 5 days earlier than in the past).

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 40 years, the Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state’s casino industry. To date, with nine of a maximum fourteen casinos in operation, legalized gaming in the Commonwealth has created over 8,000 new living wage jobs, revenue that has provided property tax reduction in each of the past three years for all homeowners, funds that have reinvigorated Pennsylvania’s horse racing industry, and new revenue to local governments that has funded scores of community projects. A wealth of information about the Gaming Control Board and Pennsylvania’s gaming industry can be found at www.pgcb.state.pa.us. At this web site, visitors can view videos of Board meetings and the operation of the PGCB, obtain information on identifying a gambling problem and gaining assistance, look up future meeting schedules and past meeting transcripts, access an interactive map of casino locations, request a speaker for their group, along with much more information.

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