- Peter Shelly
PA’s Casinos Create Jobs & Tax Revenues for all Pennsylvanians
Please click the link below, which shows how Pennsylvania's casinos create jobs & tax revenues across the state. The casinos provide $1.5 billion in annual state tax revenue (before iGaming and sports betting in full swing), 20,000+ jobs, 17,000 indirect jobs, and $2 billion in annual wages, benefits and tips associated with direct/indirect jobs.
“With one of the highest effective tax rates in the country, Pennsylvania again collected more direct gaming tax revenue than any other state, including Nevada, in 2019. In total, the state’s commercial casinos and racinos paid $1.51 billion in gaming tax revenue, up 2.2 percent from 2018. The total included tax payments of $30.3 million and $13.3 million from the emerging segment.” - American Gaming Association