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Slots revenue was up 1.4% in 2018

Pennsylvania slot machine revenue rises 8 percent in December

Pennsylvania slot machine revenue rises 8 percent in December
Parx casino saw the highest casino gross revenue in December 2018, of $35,450,002.04.
United States | 01/04/2019

As reported by the state's Gaming Control Board, slot machine revenue at Pennsylvania casinos in December 2018 was up 8% over December 2017.


he Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted Thursday a report which shows that slot machine revenue at the state's casinos in December 2018 rose 8% over December 2017.

Monthly gross revenue and percentage change for each of the casinos operating is as follows:

The average combined number of slot machines operating daily was 25,442 in December of 2018 compared to 25,849 in December of 2017.

The Board also reported that slot machine revenue for calendar year 2018 was $2,369,885,203, the eighth consecutive calendar year in which revenue has topped $2.3 billion. That amount was 1.4% higher than slot machine revenue in calendar year 2017.

Tax revenue generated from slot machine gaming in 2018 was $1,235,872,531* with a significant portion of the revenue used for property tax reduction to all Pennsylvania homeowners, strengthening the Commonwealth's horse racing industry, and funding economic development projects.

Gross slot machine revenue produced at each casino during 2018 compared to 2017, including percentage change, is as follows:

Final 2018 calendar year figures for all casino gaming will be available later this month when the Board receives and posts its December table games revenue report on its web site.

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