January 16, 2014

PA Casino Revenue Dropped 1.4 Percent In 2013, Tax Revenue Down $67.3 Million

Total combined gross revenue from the play of slot machines and table games at Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos during calendar year 2013 dropped just over one-percent from 2012 and tax revenue fell by $67.3 million.
According to figures released Thursday by the Gaming Control Board, combined gross revenue from casino gaming was $3,113,928,590 in 2013, 1.4 percent under total gross revenue in 2012 of $3,158,317,863.
Tax revenue in 2013 from the combined play of slot machines and table games was $1,384,391,014.  In 2012, combined play tax revenue was $1,441,789,220.  Slot machines are taxed at an approximate 55 percent rate while table games are taxed at 14 percent.
The complete report is available online.