Revenue from slot machines down in PA

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The local gaming regulator reported an increase of 1.2 percent in slot machine revenue.

US.- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board revealed on its website the monthly report for total revenue generated from slot machines at local casinos during October operations: the local regulator showed a 1.2 percent decrease.

The percentage comes from gross gaming revenue from slot machines at the 12 casinos in Pennsylvania. The US$189 million revenue was a 1.2 percent fall in revenue when compared to the US$191 million generated over the same period in 2016. Tax revenue during October operations totaled US$93 million.

Moreover, the Gaming Control Board said that when compared to last year’s report, October 2016 had an additional Saturday, the largest revenue-producing day in the week. “The average number of slot machines operating on a daily basis at the 12 casinos was 25,941 during October 2017 compared to 26,632 at the casinos in October 2016,” said the statement.

Whilst Parx Casino was the biggest achiever with US$31.5 million, it suffered a o.80 percent decrease when compared to October 2016. Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin was the facility with less revenue collected, but the biggest jump with a 13.1 percent increase.

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