FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 15th, 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

May Pennsylvania Table Games Revenue Increase Exceeds 4%

Overall gaming revenue down less than 1%

HARRISBURG, PA:  According to figures released and posted today on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, May 2017 table games revenue of $74,464,759 was an increase of approximately 4.4% over May of last year when revenue was $71,342,206.

Total tax revenue from table games play during May was $12,003,743* with an average of 1,236 tables in operation statewide on a daily basis.

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

Casino

May 2017 Table Games Revenue

May 2016 Table Games Revenue

% Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$21,715,852

$19,555,561

11.05%

Parx Casino

$14,232,774

$12,540,088

13.50%

SugarHouse Casino

$11,447,286

$9,054,783

26.42%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$6,091,326

$5,814,570

4.76%

Rivers Casino

$5,424,038

$5,425,464

-0.03%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$4,227,722

$3,783,146

11.75%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$2,970,599

$2,963,435

0.24%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$2,861,110

$3,699,970

-22.67%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$2,261,238

$3,986,286

-43.27%

The Meadows Casino

$1,443,067

$2,933,200

-50.80%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,403,945

$1,275,057

10.11%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$385,802

$310,648

24.19%

Statewide Total

$74,464,759

$71,342,206

4.38%

 

When that amount is combined with the earlier reported May slot machine revenue, total gaming revenue was down 0.89% compared to May of last year. Those totals are as follows:

Casino

May 2017

Total Gaming Revenue

May 2016

Total Gaming Revenue

% Change

Parx Casino

$48,318,937

$47,081,032

2.63%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$48,222,089

$47,481,906

1.56%

Rivers Casino

$27,563,455

$27,854,334

-1.04%

SugarHouse Casino

$26,974,684

$25,244,569

6.85%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$23,277,669

$24,038,376

-3.16%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$21,346,494

$21,700,994

-1.63%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$20,636,107

$22,744,173

-9.27%

The Meadows Casino

$20,603,143

$22,370,206

-7.90%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$17,203,020

$16,342,852

5.26%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$11,102,507

$11,522,203

-3.64%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$9,382,334

$10,920,807

-14.09%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$3,082,496

$2,893,548

6.53%

Statewide Total

$277,712,934

$280,194,999

-0.89%

 

*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.