HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Revenue from table games play at Pennsylvania casinos was $59.9 million in August 2012, according to a report released today by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. That represented an 11.1% increase in gross revenue from table games during August of this year compared to August 2011.
The monthly report, posted on the Board's web site, www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov, also shows that tax revenue generated from table games this August was $8.7 million. Pennsylvania taxes gross revenue from table games at 14% for nine of the casinos and 16% for two other casinos that opened within the past two years.
Coupled with a report posted earlier this month on the agency's web site on slot machine revenue during August 2012, combined gross gaming revenue for table games and slot machines this past month was $270,445,771. That amount is 6.9% higher than the combined $253,049,424 in slot machine and table games gross revenue in August 2011.
Combined tax revenue from slot machine and table games play during August of this year was $122.2 million, or 4.2% above the total taxes generated in August 2011.
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