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NEWS 17 September 2019

Pennsylvania gaming revenue up 6% to $293.4m for August

By Matthew Enderby

Figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) show total revenue from gaming and fantasy contests grew 6% year-on-year to $293.4m for August.

Parx Casino took the highest amount in overall gaming revenue, rising 5% to $55m.

Wind Creek Bethlehem grew 1% to $45m, while Rivers Casino increased 8% to $32.2m.

Valley Forge Casino Resort saw the largest jump from 2018’s results, increasing 38% to $14.7m.

State-wide slot machine revenue totalled $206.2m, up 2%. Parx Casino made the most revenue in this vertical, increasing 4% to $36.1m.

However, the biggest drop in slot machine revenue was at The Meadows Casino, falling 6% to $17.6m.

In sports betting, revenue of $6.1m was made from state-wide handle of $109.1m.

Across the operators, Valley Forge’s online sportsbook proved the most profitable, generating revenue of $2m. In retail, Valley Forge made $175,330.

SugarHouse Casino took revenue of $816,768 from its land-based operations, the most in the state from a retail sportsbook, while its online revenue totalled $415,290.

Elsewhere, casinos produced revenue of $76.2m from table games, up 4%. Wind Creek Bethlehem was the top taker here with its 6% increase to $19.8m.

For online casino games, a total of $3.4m was made in Pennsylvania. Currently, just three operators offer online casino games, with SugarHouse generating revenue of $1.6m.  

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