The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board says table games revenue for the 12 Commonwealth casinos was $57.8 million for the year ending in June 2014 – a 2.8 decrease over prior year numbers.
However, the June figure shows a boost in total table games revenue during 2013-14 to $731 million, an increase of 2.6 percent over the previous year. Total tax revenue from table games during 2013-14 statewide was $105 million.
Locally the Valley Forge Casino Resort showed a slight downturn, with $2,716,967 in gross revenue from its 50 tables last June, but $2,189,322 this year. The casino did report $33,830,602 in gross table games revenue in 2013-14, up 7.12 percent over last year’s $31,583,280 figure.
The gaming control board said total combined revenue from casino gaming during this past fiscal year was $3,051,764,960 compared to revenue of $3,141,994,593 during 2012-13. Combined tax revenue from slot machines and table games for 2013-14 was $1,346,502,222.
Right now the Valley Forge Casino is aiming to increase its slot and table game revenue by giving gamblers the chance to win a brand new Audi A4 as they play. The more they play, the higher the chances to win.
The casino wants be recognized as Pennsylvania’s premier casino resort. In addition to slots and table games, the site offers 7 dining options, nightlife and entertainment, 485 guest rooms and suites, a spa and fitness center, and free valet parking.