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Pennsylvania table games revenue up 11.7% in March

19 April 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Gross revenue from gambling at table games in Pennsylvania casinos during March 2016 eclipsed the previous high revenue month and was 11.7% higher than March of last year, according to figures released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

Posted on the Board's website, the report shows that this March's gross table games revenue was $77,914,245 compared to $69,770,440 in revenue produced by casinos during March 2015.

The previous high-water mark for table games revenue occurred in December 2015 at $72,223,959.

Total tax revenue from table games play during March was $11,052,726 with an average of 1,178 tables in operation statewide on a daily basis. Table game tax is calculated as 14% of the gross revenue.

The increase in table games revenue coupled with the earlier reported 1.7% increase in slots revenue for March resulted in an overall gaming revenue increase for the month of 4.2% over the previous year.

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