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Mount Airy numbers strong despite legal woes

9 January 2008

PENNSYLVANIA -- As reported by the Pocono Record: "Even as pressure grows on Louis DeNaples from a grand jury investigating perjury allegations, the Mount Airy owner's machine keeps rolling along. For the second consecutive week, Mount Airy's slots parlor posted strong returns.

"Wagers of $48.6 million at the casino far exceeded its closest rival, Mohegan Sun, which brought in $39.4 million. Last week's performance followed a strong Christmas week when Mount Airy's wagers topped $51 million.

"...Since it opened in October 2007, Mount Airy has produced the state's highest payout, which this week exceeded 93 percent. That strategy, according to casino spokesperson Kevin Feeley, is a part of their plan to build a loyal customer base.

"...Speculation of impending charges against DeNaples continues after the arrest of Roman Catholic priest and close DeNaples friend Joseph F. Sica on perjury charges last week..."

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