Pennsylvania Casino Tax revenue is Higher than last year
September 20, 2011
Pennsylvania casinos reportedly earned over $8.8 million in tax revenue during
August. The report was released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. This
was based on the daily operation of 918 table games during the month.
$5.6 million in revenue was earned at Pittsburgh’s Rivers Casino. 107 tables are
operated there. Last year, the casino had 85 tables in operation and earned $4.2
In Erie, Presque Isle Downs earned $1.8 million in August. The casino operates
44 game tables.
Table games have now been operating in the state for a year. This is the first
time the state gaming board has been able to compare how the gaming revenue for
the month compares to the same month of the previous year. In comparison to last
year, the casinos have earned $20 million more. There are also 282 more tables
in operation than last year.
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