PA Table Games Revenue Decreases 3.6% in September

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Revenue from table games play at the 12 Pennsylvania casinos was $57.1 million in September 2013, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.  That represents a 3.6% decrease in revenue from table games play during September of this year compared to September of 2012.

The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows $7.4 million in tax revenue that was generated from table games this September.

Coupled with figures on slot machine revenue released earlier this month, overall gross gaming revenue from both slots and tables decreased by 5.7% this September compared to September of 2012. 

Revenue from all casino gaming was $244,973,759 this past month compared to $259,767,499 last September.

Gross table games revenue for each of the casinos operating in both September 2013 and September 2012 is as follows:

Casino

September 2013 Tables

September 2013 Gross Revenue

September 2012 Tables

September 2012 Gross Revenue

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

183

$14,713,025

152

$13,584,513

Parx Casino

166

$9,888,595

163

$9,334,180

SugarHouse Casino

58

$5,738,509

55

$6,506,760

Rivers Casino

113

$5,493,836

116

$6,533,142

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack

126

$5,206,876

125

$6,614,215

Mount Airy Casino Resort

74

$3,480,045

72

$3,406,963

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

84

$3,444,052

84

$3,347,795

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

75

$2,959,755

80

$2,818,372

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

69

$2,554,770

70

$2,994,207

Valley Forge Casino Resort

50

$2,223,307

50

$2,903,201

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

46

$1,095,755

53

$1,258,563

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin (opened 7/1/13)

28

$372,120

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Statewide Total

1,072

$57,170,646

1,020

$59,301,910

About the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board:

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board was established in 2004 with the passage of Act 71, also known as the Race Horse Development and Gaming Act. Pennsylvania's first new state agency in nearly 30 years, the Gaming Control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state's casino industry. The 12 casinos in operation all offer both slot machine and table game gambling, employ over 16,000 people, and collectively generate an average of $4 million per day in tax revenue. A portion of that money is used for property tax reduction to all Pennsylvania homeowners; provide funds to the Commonwealth's horse racing industry, fire companies, a statewide water and sewer project grant program, and the state's General Fund; and, established a new stream of tax revenue to local governments that host casinos for community projects.

A wealth of information about the Gaming Control Board's regulatory efforts and Pennsylvania's gaming industry can be found at www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov. At this website, visitors can watch Board meetings live or view videos of past meetings, look up future meeting schedules and past meeting transcripts, obtain information on identifying a gambling problem and gaining assistance, access an interactive map of casino locations, request a speaker for their group, along with much more information.  You can also follow the agency on Twitter by choosing @PAGamingControl.

CONTACT: Doug Harbach or Richard McGarvey (717) 346-8321

SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board



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