Pennsylvania Gaming Board reports fourth highest monthly slots revenue since 2006

Pennsylvania Gaming Board reports fourth highest monthly slots revenue since 2006

According to the Gaming Control Board, the play of slot machines at the ten operating casinos generated $205,532,236 in gross revenue in May 2011, an increase of 2.3% compared to May, 2010 ($200,944,627)  That resulted in an average of $3.6 million of taxes collected per day from the 55% assessment on slot machine revenue.

The average number of slot machines operating at the ten Pennsylvania casinos was 26,323 in May 2011 compared to 24,266 at nine casinos in May 2010. Gross revenue decreased 5.2% at nine casinos compared to May 2010,  however, the Gaming Control Board analysis does not include the SugarHouse Casino, which began operating in September 2010. Gross revenue for each casino is as follows, with the percentage change reflected for those casinos that were operating in May of both years:

Parx Casino: $32,166,312.39 (-13.37%)
Rivers Casino: $23,785,423.11 (+16.58%)
Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack : $22,964,179.81 (-10.98%)
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem: 22,553,703.35 (-2.19%)
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse: $21,575,022.04 (-6.12%)
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino: $21,287,222.05 (-10.87%)
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs: $18,867,172.58 (-3.93%)
SugarHouse Casino: $14,946,386.48 (N/A)
Presque Isle Downs and Casino: $14,576,687.61 (-5.68%)
Mount Airy Casino Resort: $12,810,127.01 (+1.70%)   

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