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Parx Tops State in Slots Again in August

Parx Casino had gross slot machine revenue of $31.48 million in August.

 

in Bensalem had the highest August slot machine revenue of all 11 Pennsylvania casinos. Its slots generated $31.48 million compared to the next highest at Sands Casino in Bethlehem, which generated $24.89 million.

Parx regularly leads the state in slots revenue.

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported that August gross revenue at the 11 casinos was $210.6 million, a figure 5.7 percent higher than gross revenue from slots in August 2011.

Tax revenue to the Commonwealth this August totaled $113,558,137.

Gross revenue for each of the casinos operating in August 2012 is as follows, with the percentage change reflected for those casinos that were operating in August of both years:

Casino

August 2012

August 2011

% change

Parx Casino

$31,482,807.40

$29,846,575.68

5.48%

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

$24,889,821.42

$21,758,903.96

14.39%

Rivers Casino

$23,955,436.86

$22,822,314.22

4.96%

Harrah's Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack

$21,898,029.71

$20,679,056.46

5.89%

The Meadows Racetrack and Casino

$20,799,199.99

$21,658,582.42

-3.97%

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse

$20,259,206.73

$20,397,996.52

-0.68%

Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs

$20,025,032.08

$20,687,485.15

-3.20%

SugarHouse Casino

$15,828,340.15

$14,162,421.49

11.76%

Mount Airy Casino Resort

$14,121,789.56

$12,464,545.37

13.30%

Presque Isle Downs and Casino

$13,351,732.40

$14,703,938.84

-9.20%

Valley Forge Casino Resort

$3,972,918.88

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Statewide Total

$210,584,315.18

$199,181,820.11

5.72%

 

anonymous September 06, 2012 at 06:23 PM
It doesn't surprise me one bit. I play at both Parx and Sands. I noticed Parx slots have become much tighter lately, which explains the increased revenues.

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