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    Area projects share $12.4M in casino profits

    A partnership developing the Trader’s and Hazleton National bank buildings in downtown Hazleton received a state grant of $500,000, Sen. John Yudichak, D-14, and Rep. Tarah Toohil, R-116, said Tuesday when listing other grants in Luzerne County that total $12.4 million from gaming funds paid by the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. DHD Realty will […]

    Facts about Casino Gaming in Atlantic City

    While the Atlantic City gaming market faces challenges today as it adapts to increased competition from surrounding states, it is important not to forget the truly significant contributions gaming has made to the city, county and state since the first casino opened its doors in 1978. Casino gaming has generated $9.3 billion in tax revenue for essential […]

    Facts about Casino Gaming in Atlantic City

    While the Atlantic City gaming market faces challenges today as it adapts to increased competition from surrounding states, it is important not to forget the truly significant contributions gaming has made to the city, county and state since the first casino opened its doors in 1978. Casino gaming has generated $9.3 billion in tax revenue for essential […]

    Casinos generate jobs, but revenue falling

    Pennsylvania’s casinos are big job generators. With 1,991 employees, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs is the second largest casino employer in Pennsylvania and one of the largest private employers in Luzerne County. Mount Airy Casino and Resort employs 1,220 people and is one of the largest private employers in Monroe County. The 12 casinos in […]

    Did You Know? 5 Facts Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Fisher Should Have Known Before Degrading Casino Jobs

    Washington, DC – Before degrading casino jobs while talking to the Springfield Republican editorial board and at a debate yesterday, GOP gubernatorial candidate Mark Fisher should have known the following five facts: 1. Jobs in gaming pay an average of $45,000 a year. 2. Gaming jobs are more likely than jobs in other industries to provide generous benefits, such as health care and retirement plans, according to […]

    No license, no problem: East Greenbush casino hosting job fair

    The developers of a proposed $300 million resort casino in East Greenbush, New York are hosting a job fair — long before they know whether a state license will be awarded to build the gambling destination. Capital View Casino & Resort is hosting a career fair Aug. 19, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., at […]

    NEW JOBS NUMBERS: Delaware Casinos Employed More Than 3,500 People, Paid Workers Nearly $150 Million in 2013

    Washington, DC – Delaware’s three commercial casinos employed 3,537 permanent workers and paid its employees nearly $146.74 million in wages, benefits and tips, according to new jobs numbers for 2013 released today by the American Gaming Association (AGA). In 2013, Delaware casinos generated nearly $182 million in tax revenue, which supported the state’s general fund. “Casino gaming has created thousands of jobs in Delaware that […]

    American Gaming Association Announces Partnership with KidsAndCars.org During Responsible Gaming Education Week

    Washington, DC – As part of Responsible Gaming Education Week, the American Gaming Association (AGA) and KidsAndCars.org, one of the nation’s leading child safety organizations, announced today a new partnership to protect children, educate gaming industry security personnel and share best practices on preventing minors from being left unattended in vehicles. “Responsible gaming begins before the customer walks through the doors of the casino,” said Geoff Freeman, president and CEO […]