In its monthly report, the Gaming Control Board informed that slot machine revenue at the 10 operating casinos was $218,300,465 in July 2011, which represents a 3% increase from July 2010. Most of the increase could be attributed to the SugarHouse Casino, which opened in September, 2010.
The previous high month for slot revenue was March 2011 with gross revenue of $214,926,433. Tax generated from slot machine play was $118,770,115, 3.4% higher than taxes collected in July 2010.
According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, Parx Casino reported the highest gross revenue in July, with $33.23 million, followed by the Sands Casino in Bethlehem with $25.85 million and Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh with $24.9 million.
Gross revenue for each of the casinos operating in July 2011 is as follows:
Parx Casino: $33,233,183.53 (-9.32%)
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem: $25,852,031.26 (5.53%)
Rivers Casino: $24,902,454.19 (10.78%)
The Meadows Racetrack and Casino: $23,311,090.10 (-2.61%)
Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack: $22,871,754.10 (-16.20%)
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse: $22,350,583.42 (-6.05%)
Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs: $20,654,195.12 (-2.38%)
Presque Isle Downs and Casino: $16,038,155.06 (-4.62%)
SugarHouse Casino: $14,545,041.95
Mount Airy Casino Resort: $14,541,975.91 (0.75%)