Slot machine revenue at state's casinos in September down 6.3 percent from year ago
Gross revenue from slot machines at the state's 12 casinos in September was 6.3 percent lower than revenue reported in September 2012, when 11 casinos were in operation, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board announced on Wednesday.
September slots revenue at Rivers Casino on the North Shore was down 1.2 percent and 12.1 percent lower at The Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Washington County.
Slots revenue at Lady Luck Casino at Nemacolin was $1.97 million in September, down slightly from the previous month, according to the gaming board. The $60 million casino opened July 1 at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa in Fayette County.
Tax revenue from the slots was $100,658,385 in September, the gaming board said.
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