Slot machine revenue up in Pennsylvania

The PGCB reported that slot machine revenue was up 1%. Credits: ABC13 Houston

The authority reported the revenue results for slot machine activity in November.

US.- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) released this week the monthly report for total revenue generated from the play of slot machines at local casinos during November. The report indicates that revenue was up 1% last month.

The figures posted on the regulator’s website show that November’s gross revenue from slot machines at the 12 casinos was US$183 million, which represents a 1% increase in revenue when compared to the US$181.3 million generated in November 2017. Tax revenue from the play of slots machines in November of this year was US$95.3 million.

The PGCB said that the average number of slot machines operating on a daily basis was 25,316 during November 2018, approximately 500 less than the same period last year, when 25,827 were operating at the casinos in November 2017.

The casino with the biggest jump in gross slot machine revenue was Valley Forge Casino Resort, which totalled US$7.4 million, or an 18.8% increase. On the flip side, the casino with the biggest loss was Mohegan Sun Pocono, which reported US$14.4 million – a 7.7% decrease.

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