FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 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

Pennsylvania Table Games Revenue Up 10% In September

Total gaming revenue rises nearly 4%

HARRISBURG, PA: Gross revenue from gambling at table games in Pennsylvania casinos during September 2017 was up nearly 10% compared to September of last year, according to figures released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

The report, posted on the Board’s web site www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, shows that September 2017 table games revenue of $75,609,372 was an increase of 9.9% over September of last year when revenue was $68,787,147.

Total tax revenue from table games play during September was $12,184,596* with an average of 1,252 tables in operation statewide on a daily basis.

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

Casino

September 2017

Table Games Revenue

September 2016

Table Games Revenue

% Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$22,688,379

$19,403,808

16.93%

Parx Casino

$15,054,201

$14,091,154

6.83%

SugarHouse Casino

$9,408,164

$8,762,325

7.37%

Rivers Casino

$5,742,241

$5,300,662

8.33%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$5,171,350

$4,330,848

19.41%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$4,020,761

$3,630,620

10.75%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$3,868,690

$3,859,988

0.23%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$2,853,499

$2,977,838

-4.18%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$2,717,830

$2,428,132

11.93%

The Meadows Casino

$2,465,264

$2,036,221

21.07%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,167,811

$1,648,283

-29.15%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$451,183

$317,269

42.21%

Statewide Total

$75,609,372

$68,787,147

9.92%

 

When table games revenue is combined with the earlier reported September slot machine revenue, total gaming revenue was up more than $10 million or 3.86% compared to September of last year. Those totals are as follows:

Casino

September 2017

Total Gaming Revenue

September 2016

Total Gaming Revenue

% Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$47,506,731

$44,165,660

7.56%

Parx Casino

$47,447,881

$45,903,489

3.36%

Rivers Casino

$28,278,139

$26,179,138

8.02%

SugarHouse Casino

$24,055,146

$23,237,512

3.52%

Harrah's Philadelphia

$21,561,613

$20,913,329

3.10%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$20,766,027

$21,532,583

-3.56%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$20,311,997

$19,690,687

3.16%

The Meadows Casino

$20,168,042

$20,037,904

0.65%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$17,313,414

$15,929,144

8.69%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$11,134,097

$11,522,393

-3.37%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$9,459,888

$9,007,205

5.03%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$3,003,363

$2,818,433

6.56%

Statewide Total

$271,006,338

$260,937,476

3.86%

 

*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.