FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 2nd, 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

Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Down 1.6% In April

HARRISBURG, PA:   The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today posted on its web site the monthly report for total gross revenue and tax revenue generated from the play of slot machines at casinos during April 2017.

According to the report, the combined gross revenue from slot machines at the 12 casinos in April of this year was $205,702,752, 1.58% lower than the April 2016 gross revenue figure of  $208,999,688.

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

 

Casino

April 2017

April 2016

% Change

Parx Casino

$33,604,058.08

$34,064,652.00

-1.35%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$26,385,356.77

$26,175,937.22

0.80%

Rivers Casino

$23,004,351.49

$23,921,911.52

-3.84%

The Meadows Casino

$19,366,050.98

$19,255,760.48

0.57%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$18,956,449.83

$18,965,320.85

-0.05%

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack

$18,183,322.50

$18,805,865.08

-3.31%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$18,177,124.86

$19,236,060.64

-5.50%

SugarHouse Casino

$15,800,770.46

$16,547,572.57

-4.51%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$12,697,643.00

$12,380,645.21

2.56%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$9,535,652.24

$10,149,710.57

-6.05%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$7,400,081.97

$6,843,829.10

8.13%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$2,591,889.93

$2,652,423.24

-2.28%

Statewide Total

$205,702,752.11

$208,999,688.48

-1.58%

 

Tax revenue in April of this year was $109,660,262.*

The average number of slot machines operating throughout Pennsylvania was 26,155 in April 2017 compared to 26,590 in April 2016.

*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.