HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Gross revenues from table games at the 12 casinos in Pennsylvania were $66.4 million in August, the state Gaming Control Board reported Wednesday, a 4.6% increase over August 2013.
Net revenues that resulted -- taxes paid the state -- were $9.6 million, the board said.
Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, with 113 tables, reported revenues of $6,2241,370. The same number of tables in August 2013 produced $6,116,554.
Presque Isle Downs and Casino, Erie, reported $1,176,652 from 46 tables compared with $1,037,769 in August 2013, also 46 tables reporting.
LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- When Matalco Inc. was shopping for a site to locate its $125 million aluminum smelting plant, the Mahoning Valley always remained high on the company’s list.
“From the very beginning, we were interested in the Ohio area because of the heavy concentration of aluminum extruders,” says Joe Caruso, CEO of Matalco’s parent, The Giampaolo Group, based in the Canadian province of Ontario. “You want to be as close as possible to your customers.”
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Today will mark the culmination of one long-anticipated development project in the Mahoning Valley and the launch of another.
At 2 p.m., Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor will join area officeholders and company officials in Lordstown to break ground at the 31.2-acre site where Matalco Inc. will build a $125 million remelt aluminum billet manufacturing plan. The event follows today’s official opening of the long-awaited Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A total of 7,545 new entities filed to do business in Ohio in August. This is an increase compared to August 2013, in which 7,094 new entities filed with the Secretary of State.
To date, the office has assisted with 63,721 new business filings (January-August), according to Jon Husted, secretary of state. For the same period last year, there were 62,323 new business filings.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- The Youngstown Business Incubator this morning was named the No. 1 university affiliated business incubator in the world.
The announcement was made shortly after 10 this morning. Ali Amin, CEO of the UBI Index, traveled from Stockholm, Sweden, to make the announcement.
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