The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board published its 12th Annual Diversity Report on Tuesday, describing the operations of each casino linked to the execution of their development schemes and the actions made by the organisations to accomplish the Commonwealth’s objective of enhancing the depiction of various organisations in the gaming industry.
The report’s highlights are outlined in the following bullet-points:
- Pennsylvania’s ten casinos and two resort casinos collectively employed 16,717 persons at the close of the state fiscal year of 2018-2019;
- 15,041 of those employees (90%) are residents of Pennsylvania;
- 38% of those employed are racial minorities while 43% are female; and,
- Casinos spent $560 million in 2018-2019 with other businesses for construction and non-construction expenses.
The report can be downloaded from a link below the Quick Links section of the Board’s internet web site,www.gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov in PDF form.
The 2018-2019 Diversity Report also offers casino-by-casino data on things such as job patterns by ethnicity and gender over a four-year span and a comprehensive overview of minority, females, and local business spending.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board is responsible for overseeing all elements of gambling legalized under the 2017 Gaming Expansion Act and the Race Horse Development and Gaming Act of 2004. In relation to slot machine and table games games at land-based casinos, the extension involves internet casino games accessible on three sites to date; sports wagering provided via sportsbooks at 11 places and five internet shops; video gaming terminals (VGTs) provided at seven skilled truck stops to date; fantasy sports competitions through eight suppliers; and online games at the airport.
Pennsylvania’s advanced casino industry presently comprises of 10 in-operation stand-alone and racetrack casinos along with the two bigger hotel casinos. Collectively, these installations hire over 16,700 individuals and produce over $1.3 billion in tax revenue from playing slot machine and table games every year. Construction of a 13th casino is presently ongoing with a amount of fresh “mini-casinos” anticipated to start operations over the next few years.
Additional data can be discovered on gamingcontrolboard.pa.gov about both the gaming legislative attempts of the PGCB and the gaming industry of Pennsylvania. By selecting @PAGamingControl, you can also follow the company on Twitter.