The first two months of 2012 have now seen Pennsylvania's casinos generate $515.7 million in revenue compared to New Jersey's $479.6 million, thus further consolidating the Northeastern state's position as the second largest in the USA.
Generating the highest revenue of Pennsylvania's 11 casinos was Parx Casino up 8.69% to $34.29m, followed by Sands Casino up 18.95% to $23.6m, and Rivers Casino up 9.8% to $24.3m.
The highest gains was seen by Philadelphia's lone SugarHouse Casino up 25.19% to $18.69m, while the lowest was Harrah's Chester Casino and Racetrack up by just 0.81% to $25.61m.
The state also collected $126.5 million in tax revenue for March or around $4 million per day, making it the highest since slots were introduced in 2006. In addition, Pennsylvania's casinos employ 15,316 people as of December 31st.
Table games account for around 20% of Pennsylvania's gross gaming revenue.