FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 16th, 2014

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

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

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

PA Table Games Continue To Show Revenue Increase

Overall gaming revenue up 2.8% during August

Revenue from table games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos was $66.4 million in August 2014, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.  That represented a 4.6% increase in revenue from table games play during August of this year compared to August of 2013.

The monthly report, posted on the Board’s web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows $9.6 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 was up 2.8% this August compared to August of 2013. 

Revenue from all casino gaming was $276,446,817 in August compared to $268,905,470 last August.

Gross table games revenue for each of the casinos operating in both August 2014 and August 2013 is as follows:

Casino

August 2014 Tables

August 2014 Gross Revenue

August 2013 Tables

August 2013 Gross Revenue

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

200

$17,700,541

183

$14,709,702

Parx Casino

154

$12,189,490

166

$10,568,063

SugarHouse Casino

61

$7,454,513

58

$7,009,093

Rivers Casino

113

$6,241,370

113

$6,116,554

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack

126

$6,013,371

122

$6,702,466

Mount Airy Casino Resort

80

$4,073,058

74

$4,016,903

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

87

$3,652,724

84

$3,908,111

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

70

$2,927,867

69

$2,937,100

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

81

$2,428,163

80

$3,024,425

Valley Forge Casino Resort

50

$2,101,850

50

$3,007,606

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

46

$1,176,652

46

$1,037,769

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

29

$480,370

28

$492,789

Statewide Total

1,097

$66,439,968

1,074

$63,530,579

 

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 10 stand-alone and racetrack casinos in operation, along with the two resort casinos, collectively employ over 17,700 people within their facilities and generate an average of $4 million per day in tax revenue from slot machine and table games play. 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.

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