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Pennsylvania Casino Industry Posts Record Revenues

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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 gambling enterprises reported top leads to their history that is nine-year for 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. Year table games revenue alone was $839 million, up nearly 8 percent on last.

Sheldon Adelson’s Sands Bethlehem is the biggest casino in the state and, not surprisingly, 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, regardless of the revelation that among the casino’s dining table game supervisors ended up being charged today with removing high-domination chips through the casino secreted inside her bra.

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

Despite all the exciting interruptions down at the Sands, Adelson’s joi Read More