Pennsylvania Casinos

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Pa. Lawmakers Hear From Casino Execs About How to Protect the Gambling Industry Here

A Pennsylvania House committee charged with overseeing casino gambling within the commonwealth held a pair of hearings in our region, looking into ways to keep the industry more competitive.

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(Gamblers at the Sugarhouse Casino, on North Delaware Avenue, in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Pa. Slots Revenue Down Nearly Four Percent vs. 2012

Presque Isle Casino, in Erie, experienced the biggest drop in gross slots revenue — more than 13 percent — followed by Harrah’s Philadelphia, down almost 10 percent.


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PA Slot Machine Revenue Decreases Slightly In Fiscal Year

For the first time since they opened, Pennsylvania casinos have recorded a fiscal year-to-year drop in gross revenues from slot machine play.


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Pennsylvania Casinos Have Record Month For Slots In March

The $233-million dollars in gross slots revenue for March was the highest for any month since the state’s tenth full-size casino opened, or any month since legalized gaming began in Pennsylvania.


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Pennsylvania Outstrips New Jersey In Gambling For First Time Ever

In November, Pennsylvania casinos outperformed Atlantic City’s facilities in overall gross revenue.


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Pa Gaming Chief: Move Investigations To AG

The new head of the board that regulates Pennsylvania casinos says he favors moving the board’s investigation unit into the state attorney general’s office.


(Gamblers at the Sugarhouse Casino, on North Delaware Avenue, in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Pennsylvania Rakes In Most Casino Tax Revenue In The Country

For a second straight year, Pennsylvania ranks first in the nation when it comes to tax revenue generated by casinos.


(Opponents of a casino in Gettysburg, Pa. cheer as the state's gaming control board awards the license elsewhere.  Photo by Tony Romeo)

Gettysburg Group Loses Bid For Casino License Near Historic Battlefield

A group seeking to place a casino near the historic battlefield was among the losing applicants today as the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board awarded the state’s last currently available casino license to a resort near Pittsburgh.


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Parx Casino Expands With More Table Games

There are not only more table games,but there are new games for gamblers to play inside the “Parx East” building, which is where the racetrack is located.


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October Revenue From Table Games Falls

Despite a decrease in revenues from October to November, the executive director of the Gaming Control Board says trends for table games in Pennsylvania casinos are good.


Pa. Gaming Board: Too Early to Analyze Table Game $$$

A Gaming Control Board spokesman says it’s too soon to draw conclusions from the revenue figures for the first weeks of table games at Pennsylvania casinos.