Pennsylvania gaming revenue down slightly

SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia reported table games revenue of $11.4 million in May, compared to $9 million in May 2016, a 26.42 percent increase. Total gaming revenue including slot machines at SugarHouse rose 6.8 percent to $26.9 from $25.2 million in May 2016.

Pennsylvania gaming revenue, including slot machine and table games, for May was down 0.89 percent, compared to the same month last year, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Thursday.

Table games revenue was up 4.4 percent to $76.5 million, vs. $71.3 million in May 2016. Slot machine revenue was $203.2 million, compared to $208.8 million in May 2016, down 2.7 percent.

SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia reported total gaming revenue of $26.9 million, compared to $25.2 million last May, an increase of 6.8 percent.  Harrah’s Philadelphia in Chester reported slot machine and table games revenue of $23.2 million, compared to $24 million in May 2016, a 3.16 percent decline. Parx Casino in Bensalem reported overall gaming revenue of $48.3 million in May, compared to $47 million a year earlier, up 2.63 percent.

Statewide, 12 casinos reported $277.71 million in total gaming revenue for May vs. $280.19 in May 2016, a decline of 0.89 percent.

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