Slot machine revenue up in Pennsylvania

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Parx Casino totalled US$37 million in slot machine revenue in May 2019. Credits: visitphilly.com

The slot machine revenue segment in Pennsylvania registered a 2.7% increase in May operations.

US.- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has released the monthly report for total gross revenue and tax revenue generated from slot machines at Pennsylvania casinos in May 2019.

The report from the PGCB indicates that combined gross revenue from slot machines at the local 12 casinos in May of the current year was US$209.5 million. This figure was 2.7% higher than the gross revenue figure of US$203.9 million registered in May 2018.

According to the report, Parx Casino totalled US$37 million in slot machine revenue in May 2019, which is a 3.7% increase when compared to the US$35.7 registered in 2018. Wind Creek Bethlehem, formerly called Sands Casino, was the second highest revenue scorer with US$26.1 million, but it was a 3.24% decrease from 2018. Rivers Casino completes the top 3 with US$25.6 million and a 12.9% increase, the highest in the state.

Tax revenue in May of this year was US$108,1 million, the PGCB reported. Furthermore, the average number of slot machines operating throughout Pennsylvania was 25,168 in May 2019 compared to 25,840 in May 2018.

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