As announced by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, August slot machine revenue at the 10 operating casinos was $199,181,820, 1.29% higher than gross revenue generated in August 2010. Slots also generated $108,623,689 tax revenue to the Commonwealth this August. The average number of operating slot machines throughout Pennsylvania casinos was 26,327 in August 2011 compared to 25,051 at nine casinos in August 2010.
In a comparison of just the nine casinos operating in August 2011 that were also open for the full month of August 2010, revenue fell -5.9%. For gaming authorities, the decrease is attributable to the storm. In the Southeast, one casino closed and one casino scaled back operations during the weekend.
Gross revenue for each of the casinos operating in August 2011 is as follows:
Parx Casino: $29,846,575.68
Rivers Casino: $22,822,314.22
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem: $21,758,903.96
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino: $21,658,582.42
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs: $20,687,485.15
Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack: $20,679,056.46
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse: $20,397,996.52
Presque Isle Downs and Casino: $14,703,938.84
SugarHouse Casino: $14,162,421.49
Mount Airy Casino Resort: $12,464,545.37