November 16th, 2017


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

October Table Games Revenue Up 1.8% Over Last Year

HARRISBURG, PA:  Gross revenue from gambling at table games in Pennsylvania casinos during October 2017 was up 1.8% compared to October of last year, according to figures released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

Posted on the Board’s web site,, the report shows that this October’s gross table games revenue was $72,416,690 compared to $71,161,384 in revenue produced by the 12 casinos during October 2016. 

Total tax revenue from table games play during October 2017 was $11,653,512* with an average of 1,253 tables in operation statewide on a daily basis compared to 1,218 in operation last October.

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


October 2017 Table Games Revenue

October 2016 Table Games Revenue

% Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem




Parx Casino




SugarHouse Casino




Harrah's Philadelphia




Rivers Casino




Mount Airy Casino Resort




The Meadows Casino




Mohegan Sun Pocono




Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course




Valley Forge Casino Resort




Presque Isle Downs and Casino




Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin




Statewide Total





The increase in table games revenue coupled with the earlier reported 1.2% decrease in slots revenue for October resulted in an overall gaming revenue decrease for the month of less than one-half of one percent.  The combined gross revenue for each casino is listed in the table below:


October 2017

Total Gaming Revenue

October 2016

Total Gaming Revenue

% Change

Parx Casino




Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem




Rivers Casino




SugarHouse Casino




Harrah's Philadelphia




The Meadows Casino




Mohegan Sun Pocono




Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course




Mount Airy Casino Resort




Presque Isle Downs and Casino




Valley Forge Casino Resort




Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin




Statewide Total




*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, along with oversight of new gaming initiatives to the Race Horse Development and Gaming Act recently approved through the signing of House Bill 271.

The Commonwealth’s casino industry currently consists of 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 gaming regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania’s casino gaming industry can be found at You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.