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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board Reports December Sports Wagering Revenue

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board recently posted on its web site its December monthly report for sports wagering. The report encompasses the full month returns from Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course and partial month returns from SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia and Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh which both started sports wagering operations on Saturday, December 15, 2018.

The monthly report, which will include additional facilities as they launch sportsbooks, provides a breakdown of the total handle collected, gross revenue, and taxes paid to the Commonwealth.

CasinoHandleRevenueTax
Rivers Casino*$5,581,553$1,066,157$383,816
SugarHouse Casino*$5,539,806$641,167$230,820
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course$5,051,730$299,222$107,720
Statewide Total$16,173,090$2,006,546$722,356
*includes revenue generated during two-day test periods prior to commencing regular operations.

A total of $722,356 of tax revenue was generated and returned to the Commonwealth from sports wagering during December 2018:

State Tax (34% of adjusted gross revenue): $682,225.55
Local Share Assessment (2% of adjusted gross revenue): $  40,131.92

SOURCE Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

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