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Casinos & Communities: Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania casino gaming industry supports more than 33,000 jobs statewide and has a total economic impact of $6.3 billion.
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Casinos & Communities: Pennsylvania

May 29, 2019

Pennsylvania Gaming by the Numbers
$2.5 billion generated in taxes to state and local governments
33,171 jobs supported
$6.3 billion in total economic impact
$1.8 billion in supported wages

Across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, casino gaming is helping thousands of families, businesses and communities thrive, diversify and build for the future. Having legalized casino gaming 15 years ago, Pennsylvania – which now generates the second highest commercial gaming revenue in the United States, behind only Nevada – is home to casinos and racinos that draw visitors from all over the region.

Casinos & Communities – Pennsylvania offers an in-depth look at how the gaming industry’s economic and social contributions to communities across the Keystone State. The research couples key data on gaming’s economic impact –33,171 jobs supported and $1.8 billion in wages generated – with input from stakeholders including local businessowners, industry employees and mayors about gaming’s positive impact in their community.