Report: Table games revenue down last month

Written by The Associated Press | Mar 18, 2013 2:24 PM

(Philadelphia) -- State gambling regulators are reporting gross revenue from table games was down slightly last month over the same period in 2012.  

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The Gaming Control Board says the state's 11 casinos brought in $55.3 million in gross revenue from table games in February. That's a decline of 2.1 percent from $56.6 million in February 2012, which had an extra day because it was a leap year.

Presque Isle Downs Casino in Erie was down more than 45 percent. It's facing new competition from a casino in Cleveland.

Earlier this month, gaming regulators said gross revenue from slot machines was down more than 9 percent in February.

When combined with the table games figures released Monday, that means total gross gaming revenue in Pennsylvania was down 7.7 percent last month.

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