Pennsylvania Casino Industry Posts Record Revenues

Pennsylvania Casino Industry Posts Record Revenues

Sands Bethlehem, which captured the lion’s share of Pennsylvania’s record table game haul, but missed out overall to its rival that is closest, Parx Casino.

Pennsylvania’s casinos reported the very best leads to their nine-year history for the 12 months ending June 30, 2016. In line with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, revenue from slots and dining table games topped $3.2 billion for the period, toppling the previous record by $86 million. Table games revenue alone had been $839 million, up nearly 8 percent on last 12 months.

Sheldon Adelson’s Sands Bethlehem is the casino that is biggest in the state and, as expected, it took the lion’s share of dining table games revenue, some $228.1 million, up 12.4 percent year-on-year, and dwarfing its closest competitor, Parx Casino, which took $155 million.

Rogue Chip Smuggler

Sands achieved this figure that is impressive incidentally, inspite of the revelation that one of the casino’s dining table game supervisors was charged today with removing high-domination potato chips from the casino secreted in her bra.

Local woman Brandy Micheli-Cheatham, 44, was spotted by eagle-eyed security staff stuffing six chips that are purple each worth $500, into her underclothing. She admitted towards the crime after being apprehended by casino staff that has initially figured she was just pleased to see them.

Despite all the exciting distractions down at the Sands, Adelson’s joint was not t Читать далее «Pennsylvania Casino Industry Posts Record Revenues»