Gains in table game revenue offset a decline in slot handle in October, as Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos saw total revenue drop by less than 1 percent.
A proposed expansion of $100 million by Sands Bethlehem might have a green light now that a casino expansion referendum in New Jersey has failed.
Pennsylvania’s casino industry rebounded from a disastrous August, posting nearly a three percent revenue increase in September.
Thanks to the acquisition of Rocket Games in August, Penn National has launched its first social casino app, dubbed Hollywood Classic Slots.
Sands Bethlehem has submitted plans for a $40 million expansion project that would create a new dedicated poker room.
After a period of unprecedented growth, the Pennsylvania casino industry saw revenue drop nearly five percent in August compared to August of 2015.
Pennsylvania remains on pace to break the casino revenue record it set last year. The industry saw growth in July, and in 10 of the past 11 months.
Lady Luck Nemacolin is up for its casino license renewal when the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board holds a hearing next month.
Casinos in the Pennsylvania will be paying more tax on tables game revenue from now on, while online gambling remains on track to be passed this fall.