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Table games revenue up nearly 9 percent in April

By - Last modified: May 17, 2013 at 10:07 AM

Table games revenue generated at casinos in the commonwealth rose about 8.9 percent in April to nearly $61.6 million and brought in almost $8.9 million in tax money, according to a news release from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

However, overall gross revenue from table games and slot machines fell nearly $4 million in the month to about $266.7 million, the release stated. Including April, slots revenue has fallen for five consecutive months.

Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County was one of the facilities in the state with a decline in gross table games revenue, dipping to about $3.4 million in April from about $3.5 million in the same month last year, according to the board's release.

 

Brent Burkey

Brent Burkey

Brent Burkey covers York County, agribusiness, energy and environment, and workforce issues. Have a tip or question for him? Email him at brentb@cpbj.com. Follow him on Twitter, @brentburkey.

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