Slot machine revenue increases in Pennsylvania

Slot machine increased revenues by 1% in January. Credits: medicalexpress.com

The local regulator revealed that revenue from slot machines increased 1% in January.

US.- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) released on Monday the monthly report for total revenue generated from the play of slot machines at casinos during January 2019, and revealed that there was a 1% increase during last month’s operations.

According to the report, January’s gross revenue from slot machines at the 12 casinos in the state was US$179.8 million, which represents a 1.15% increase in revenue when compared to the US$177.7 million generated in January 2018. Tax revenue from the play of slots machines in January of the current year was US$93.6 million.

The PGCB also said that the average number of slot machines operating on a daily basis was 25,280 during January 2019 compared to 25,808 at the casinos in January 2018.

While Parx Casino was the facility that generated the biggest amount of revenue from slot machines with US$33.1 million and a 7.1% increase year-over-yar, Valley Forge Casino experienced the biggest jump in revenue: from US$6.7 million in January 2018 to US$7.9 million in January 2019, the facility reported a 18.4% increase.

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