September 30, 2016

PA Gaming Board Releases Annual Report On Diversity In Casino Industry

The PA Gaming Control Board Friday released its 9th Annual Diversity Report providing a description of each casino’s activities related to the implementation of their diversity plans and the action taken by the entities to achieve the Commonwealth’s goal of enhanced representation of diverse groups in the gaming industry.
Highlights from the Report are described in the bullet-points below:
-- Pennsylvania’s ten casinos and two resort casinos collectively employed over 18,000 persons at the close of the state fiscal year of 2015-2016;
-- 89 percent of casino employees are residents of Pennsylvania;
-- 43 percent of these employees are female while 36 percent are racial minorities; and
-- Casinos spent $573.7 million in 2015-2016 with other businesses for construction and non-construction expenses.
The 2015-2016 Diversity Report also provides casino-by-casino information for items such as employment trends over a four year period by race and gender and a detailed breakdown of minority, women, and local business expenditures.
A copy of the report is available online.
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