FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 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

July Pennsylvania Table Games Revenue Increased Nearly 4%

Overall gaming revenue slightly down

HARRISBURG, PA:  According to figures released and posted today on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board’s web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, July 2017 table games revenue of $77,855,434 was an increase of approximately 3.8% over July of last year when revenue was $75,027,628.

Total tax revenue from table games play during July was $12,497,186* with an average of 1,241 tables in operation statewide on a daily basis.

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

Casino

July 2017 Table Games Revenue

July 2016 Table Games Revenue

% Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$20,616,680

$21,148,923

-2.52%

Parx Casino

$15,470,427

$14,015,295

10.38%

SugarHouse Casino

$9,708,046

$9,276,205

4.66%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$6,014,716

$6,030,739

-0.27%

Rivers Casino

$5,626,840

$5,470,591

2.86%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$5,099,335

$3,518,373

44.93%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$3,964,159

$4,575,540

-13.36%

The Meadows Casino

$3,762,922

$2,696,061

39.57%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$3,155,992

$2,885,881

9.36%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$2,629,191

$3,778,516

-30.42%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,320,112

$1,242,125

6.28%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$487,013

$389,379

25.07%

Statewide Total

$77,855,434

$75,027,628

3.77%

 

When that amount is combined with the earlier reported July slot machine revenue, total gaming revenue was down by less than $1.5 million, or 0.5% compared to July of last year. Those totals are as follows:

Casino

July 2017

Total Gaming Revenue

July 2016

Total Gaming Revenue

% Change

Parx Casino

$49,917,524

$47,679,231

4.69%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$47,060,002

$48,876,771

-3.72%

Rivers Casino

$29,937,226

$29,401,483

1.82%

SugarHouse Casino

$24,610,094

$25,063,501

-1.81%

The Meadows Casino

$23,238,992

$23,162,103

0.33%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$22,936,616

$24,129,168

-4.94%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$22,568,354

$23,994,366

-5.94%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$21,774,599

$22,090,806

-1.43%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$19,813,776

$17,438,180

13.62%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$11,905,984

$12,724,105

-6.43%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$9,889,706

$10,389,239

-4.81%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$3,327,527

$3,502,450

-4.99%

Statewide Total

$286,980,400

$288,451,402

-0.51%

 

*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.