The Second Largest in US Gambling Market

The PGCB stated that the play of table games during February at Pennsylvania casinos generated tax revenue of more than $9 million to the highest amount recorded since the inception of table games in July 2010 for the last Tuesday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board released the slots totals from the states 11 casinos that literally pulled in more than $233 million on gross slots revenue and when they are combine slots and table games, Pennsylvania has surpassed new jersey, growing their casino market to the second largest behind Las Vegas, trading places in July says Joe Weinert, senior vice president of Spectrum Gaming Group.

About the PGCB is the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board was established in 2004 with the passage of Act 71, also known as the Race Horse Development and Gaming Act of a pennsylvania’s first new state agency in nearly 40 years in gaming control Board is tasked to oversee all aspects of the state’s casino industry in the 11 casinos in operation all offer both slot machine and table game gambling, employ over 15,000 people, and collectively have generated $6 billion in tax and license fee revenue since the first casino opened in November 2006.