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Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Up 1.7% in September



HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported today that gross revenue from the play at slot machines at the 12 casinos rose 1.7% in September of this year.

According to the monthly report posted on the PGCB's web site, gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, gross revenue during September 2017 was $195,396,966 compared to the $192,150,330 in gross revenue that was generated in September 2016.

Nine of the 12 casinos reported increased slot machine revenue during September.

Gross slot machine revenue for each of the casinos is as follows, with the percentage change reflected over the previous year: 

Casino

September 2017

September 2016

% Change

Parx Casino

$32,393,680.20

$31,812,334.95

1.83%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$24,818,351.87

$24,761,852.36

0.23%

Rivers Casino

$22,535,898.56

$20,878,476.49

7.94%

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

$17,702,778.30

$18,001,682.59

-1.66%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$17,458,498.50

$16,712,849.50

4.46%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$16,745,265.96

$17,901,962.72

-6.46%

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack

$16,390,263.11

$16,582,481.25

-1.16%

SugarHouse Casino

$14,646,981.45

$14,475,186.66

1.19%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$13,444,724.33

$12,069,155.59

11.40%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$9,966,285.78

$9,874,109.80

0.93%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$6,742,058.26

$6,579,073.10

2.48%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$2,552,179.71

$2,501,164.50

2.04%

Statewide Total

$195,396,966.03

$192,150,329.51

1.69%

Tax revenue in September of this year was $96,123,035.75.*

The average number of slot machines operating throughout Pennsylvania was 25,971 in September 2017 compared to 26,632 in September 2016.

*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 nearly 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.

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

 

SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board


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