FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 16th, 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

April Pennsylvania Table Games Revenue Increase Exceeds 10%

Overall gaming revenue up 1.4%

HARRISBURG, PA:  According to figures released and posted today on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, April 2017 table games revenue of $79,546,606 was an increase of 10.2% over April of last year when revenue was $72,206,809.

Total tax revenue from table games play during April was $12,859,930* with an average of 1,235 tables in operation statewide on a daily basis.

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

Casino

April 2017 Table Games Revenue

April 2016 Table Games Revenue

% Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$21,905,082

$17,701,196

23.75%

Parx Casino

$15,398,150

$14,466,610

6.44%

SugarHouse Casino

$10,369,438

$9,752,361

6.33%

Rivers Casino

$5,870,257

$6,652,603

-11.76%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$5,050,332

$5,412,380

-6.69%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$4,917,779

$3,481,374

41.26%

The Meadows Casino

$4,341,278

$2,840,161

52.85%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$3,504,838

$4,225,842

-17.06%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$3,353,102

$2,851,057

17.61%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$3,053,136

$3,061,950

-0.29%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,507,981

$1,302,003

15.82%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$275,234

$459,271

-40.07%

Statewide Total

$79,546,606

$72,206,809

10.16%

When that amount is combined with the earlier reported April slot machine revenue, total gaming revenue was 1.44% higher than April of last year. Those totals are as follows:

Casino

April 2017

Total Gaming Revenue

April 2016

Total Gaming Revenue

% Change

Parx Casino

$49,002,208

$48,531,262

0.97%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$48,290,439

$43,877,133

10.06%

Rivers Casino

$28,874,608

$30,574,515

-5.56%

SugarHouse Casino

$26,170,209

$26,299,934

-0.49%

The Meadows Casino

$23,707,329

$22,095,921

7.29%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$23,233,654

$24,218,245

-4.07%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$22,009,586

$22,027,271

-0.08%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$21,681,963

$23,461,903

-7.59%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$17,615,422

$15,862,020

11.05%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$11,043,633

$11,451,714

-3.56%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$10,753,184

$9,694,886

10.92%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$2,867,124

$3,111,694

-7.86%

Statewide Total

$285,249,358

$281,206,497

1.44%

 

*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.