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September 28th, 2022

COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board
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303 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101

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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Releases 2021-2022 Annual Report

HARRISBURG, PA:  The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has released the 17th edition of its Annual Report. 

The PGCB’s 2021-2022 Annual Report provides detail on the work of the agency in regulating the Commonwealth’s gaming industry, and also includes:

·         slot machine, table games, sports wagering, internet gaming, fantasy sports contests and video gaming terminal gross revenue and tax revenue statewide and by operators;

·         up-to-date status on gaming expansion initiatives including casino construction;

·         a year in review report with pertinent statistical figures from the PGCB’s key bureaus;

·         revenue and expenditures during the fiscal year by the PGCB, along with a breakdown of employment at the agency; and,

·         a section on problem gambling with statistics on the PGCB’s Self-Exclusion Program.

The report can be downloaded by visiting the Gaming Control Board’s web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, and choosing the 2021-2022 PGCB Annual Report link under the Quick Links section of the homepage.

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of gambling involving 16 land-based casinos, online casino games, retail and online sports wagering, and Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs) at qualified truck stops, along with the regulation of online fantasy sports contests.

The land-based casino industry in Pennsylvania consists of six racetrack (Category 1) casinos, five stand-alone (Category 2) casinos, two resort (Category 3) casinos and three mini-casinos (Category 4).  Casino expansion will continue over the next couple of years with the anticipated openings of up to two additional Category 4 casinos. A significant job generator in the Commonwealth, casinos and the other types of Board-regulated gaming generated over $2 billion in tax revenue during the 2021/2022 State Fiscal Year.

Additional information about both the PGCB’s gaming regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania’s gaming industry can be found at https://gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov. You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.