Thursday, July 2, 2015

Slot revenue down at most Pa. casinos


Valley Forge Casino Resort was the only Pennsylvania casino to report higher slots revenue in April, compared to a year ago.

Valley Forge, which kicked off a points-for-miles promotion with US Airways on April 26, won $6.48 million from slots players in April, up 20 percent from a year ago.

Overall, the 11 Pennsylvania casinos open both years won $195.66 million from slots players in April, down 4.6 percent from last year.

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Pa., had the biggest percentage decline, 10.2 percent.

The four casinos in the Philadelphia area reported a combined $70.64 million in slots revenue, down 3.4 percent from last year.

- Harold Brubaker

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