FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 4th, 2015

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

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

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Increases 3.5% In October

HARRISBURG, PA:   The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Boardposted on its web site today the monthly report for total revenue generated from the play of slot machines at casinos during October.

According to the report, gross revenue from slot machines at the 12 casinosrose 3.53% in October of this year to $197,874,759 compared to the $191,130,250 in gross revenue generated in October 2014.  

Tax revenue in October of this year was $105,906,925.07. 

The average number of slot machines operating on a daily basis throughout Pennsylvania was 26,229 in October 2015 compared to 26,414 in October 2014.

Gross revenue for each of the casinos is as follows, with the percentage change reflected over the previous year: 

Casino

October 2015

October 2014

% change

Parx Casino

$31,500,141.55

$30,235,275.03

4.18%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$24,526,781.71

$23,036,180.28

6.47%

Rivers Casino

$22,782,028.04

$22,256,276.12

2.36%

The Meadows Casino

$19,352,173.78

$17,802,976.55

8.70%

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino

$18,574,970.77

$17,980,178.14

3.31%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$18,180,935.82

$17,759,495.61

2.37%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$18,118,764.42

$17,798,487.45

1.80%

SugarHouse Casino

$14,186,134.97

$14,224,989.32

-0.27%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$11,559,473.28

$11,127,944.77

3.88%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$9,944,007.71

$10,067,577.51

-1.23%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$6,552,581.33

$6,131,025.63

6.88%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$2,596,765.19

$2,709,843.24

-4.17%

Statewide Total

$197,874,758.57

$191,130,249.65

3.53%

 

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board was established in 2004 and is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state’s casino industry. There are 10 stand-alone and racetrack casinos in operation, along with the two resort casinos.  These facilities collectively employ over 17,000 people and generate an average of $3.7 million per day in tax revenue from slot machine and table games play. The largest portion of that money is used for property tax reduction to all Pennsylvania homeowners with additional tax revenue going to the horse racing industry, economic development projects, fire companies, county fairs, water and sewer projects, the Commonwealth’s General Fund, and to local governments that host casinos.

Additional information about both the PGCB’s regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania’s gaming industry can be found at www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov. You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.

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