Pennsylvania Casino Industry Posts Record Revenues

Pennsylvania Casino Industry Posts Record Revenues

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

Pennsylvania’s casinos reported the most effective results in their history that is nine-year for 12 months ending June 30, 2016. Based on the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, income from slots and dining table games topped $3.2 billion for the period, toppling the record that is previous $86 million. Table games revenue alone was $839 million, up nearly 8 percent on last 12 months.

Sheldon Adelson’s Sands Bethlehem is the biggest casino in the state and, not surprisingly, it took the lion’s share of table games income, 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 impressive figure, incidentally, inspite of the revelation that among the casino’s table game supervisors ended up being charged today with removing high-domination chips from the casino secreted inside 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 who had initially figured she had been just pleased to see them.

Despite all the exciting distractions down at the Sands, Adelson’s joint was not the surface of Leer más