FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 18th, 2017

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

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

CONTACT

Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

March Table Games Revenue Up 2% Over Last Year

Gross revenue from gambling at table games in Pennsylvania casinos during March 2017 was up 2% compared to March of last year, according to figures released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

Posted on the Board’s web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, the report shows that this March’s gross table games revenue was $79,543,775 compared to $77,914,245 in revenue produced by the 12 casinos during March 2016. 

The Board also notes that this year’s March revenue was the highest month ever for table games revenue eclipsing the previous high achieved last March.

Total tax revenue from table games play during March 2017 was $12,837,539* with an average of 1,231 tables in operation statewide on a daily basis.

Gross table games revenue for each of the casinos for March 2017 and March 2016 is as follows:

Casino

March 2017 Table Games Revenue

March 2016 Table Games Revenue

% Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$21,364,994

$19,676,814

8.58%

Parx Casino

$15,335,635

$15,377,130

-0.27%

SugarHouse Casino

$10,609,737

$9,990,171

6.20%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$6,446,538

$6,949,071

-7.23%

Rivers Casino

$5,899,056

$6,695,386

-11.89%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$4,343,663

$4,103,749

5.85%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$3,872,429

$4,197,409

-7.74%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$3,528,379

$2,898,831

21.72%

The Meadows Casino

$3,291,110

$3,131,813

5.09%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$3,208,833

$3,196,698

0.38%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,218,794

$1,313,776

-7.23%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$424,608

$383,398

10.75%

Statewide Total

$79,543,775

$77,914,245

2.09%

The increase in table games revenue coupled with the earlier reported 0.6% decrease in slots revenue for March resulted in an overall gaming revenue increase for the month of just over 0.1%.  The combined gross revenue for each casino is listed in the table below:

Casino

March 2017

Total Gaming Revenue

March 2016

Total Gaming Revenue

% Change

Parx Casino

$49,711,842

$49,994,112

-0.56%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$48,369,570

$46,918,830

3.09%

Rivers Casino

$30,199,493

$30,241,006

-0.14%

SugarHouse Casino

$27,701,240

$26,519,098

4.46%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$25,055,446

$26,129,301

-4.11%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$23,288,463

$22,014,374

5.79%

The Meadows Casino

$22,525,980

$22,949,317

-1.84%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$21,862,366

$23,529,527

-7.09%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$16,466,470

$16,285,829

1.11%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$10,711,658

$11,517,348

-7.00%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$10,471,788

$10,031,452

4.39%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$3,163,607

$3,037,311

4.16%

Statewide Total

$289,527,922

$289,167,505

0.12%

*Tax revenue figures reflect amount generated prior to any adjustments by the PA Department of Revenue

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board 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 smaller resort casinos.  These facilities collectively employ 18,000 people and annually generate approximately $1.4 billion 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.

 

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