Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Pennsylvania slot machine revenue up in December

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's monthly slot machine revenue report for December of 2014 shows an increase of 5.82 percent in gross revenue generated over 2013.

According to the report, the play of slot machines at the 12 casinos produced over $10 million more in gross revenue this year, $188,426,686, compared to the $178,059,128 in gross revenue generated in December of last year.

The average combined number of slot machines operating daily was 26,377 in December of 2014 compared to 26,591 in December of 2013.

Gross revenue from slot machine gaming for the 2014 calendar year remained above $2.3 billion. Total revenue for 2014 was $2,319,534,380, 2.7 percent below calendar year 2013 when gross revenue totaled $2,384,098,225.

Tax generated from slot machine gaming in 2014 was $1,239,730,997.

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