Pennsylvania Casinos Generate Record-Setting $309 Million in Gaming Revenue in March

Pennsylvania Casinos Generate Record-Setting $309 Million in Gaming Revenue in March

HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that revenue from the combined play of slot machines and table games reached an all-time monthly high during March 2019 of $309,125,131.

The amount was also a 2.86% increase over March 2018, the only other month since casinos opened in late 2006 where overall revenue was above $300 million ($300,516,011).

March’s numbers were driven by the highest single month for table games revenue of $82,527,450 coupled with the third highest monthly slot machine revenue of $226,597,681. The previous high month for table games revenue occurred in April 2017 when $79,596,706 was generated.

Additionally, this March’s numbers for table games was a 4.25% increase compared to March of last year when revenue was $79,165,791.

The report also provides tax revenue from table games play during March which totaled $13,289,564* with an average of 1,279 tables in daily operation statewide.

Gross table games revenue at each of the casinos for March 2019 and March 2018 along with a similar comparison for total casino gaming revenue are in the following tables:

Casino

March 2019
Table Games
Revenue

March 2018
Table Games
Revenue

%

Change

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$23,240,844

$18,929,892

22.77%

Parx Casino

$17,509,050

$17,161,316

2.03%

SugarHouse Casino

$9,189,371

$10,790,438

-14.84%

Rivers Casino

$7,507,345

$6,950,173

8.02%

Harrah’s Philadelphia

$5,805,552

$5,724,555

1.41%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$3,803,602

$3,322,307

14.49%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$3,731,319

$3,692,233

1.06%

The Meadows Casino

$3,543,590

$3,640,443

-2.66%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$3,489,384

$3,544,825

-1.56%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$2,965,041

$3,604,802

-17.75%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$1,447,949

$1,305,057

10.95%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$294,403

$499,751

-41.09%

Statewide Total

$82,527,450

$79,165,791

4.25%

Casino

March 2019

Total Gaming
Revenue

March 2018

Total Gaming
Revenue

%

Change

Parx Casino

$56,799,077

$54,635,233

3.96%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$50,935,397

$46,770,619

8.90%

Rivers Casino

$35,757,627

$33,546,172

6.59%

SugarHouse Casino

$27,524,093

$28,705,735

-4.12%

Harrah’s Philadelphia

$25,056,283

$24,767,142

1.17%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

$24,038,736

$23,696,663

1.44%

The Meadows Casino

$22,897,366

$23,442,457

-2.33%

Mohegan Sun Pocono

$21,514,508

$22,749,633

-5.43%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$16,347,609

$15,497,865

5.48%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$13,154,276

$11,575,606

13.64%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$12,345,643

$11,892,259

3.81%

Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin

$2,754,516

$3,236,628

-14.90%

Statewide Total

$309,125,131

$300,516,011

2.86%

*Tax revenue figures reflect amounts generated prior to any adjustments by the PA Department of Revenue

The complete monthly revenue report is available on the Board’s web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov.

Source: Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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