Casino gaming revenue contributes $59.2 million to the state
(Baltimore) – Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that September 2019 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos were $142,223,137. The total represents a $1,557,121 (-1.1%) decrease compared to the September 2018 total of $143,780,258.
Contributions to the State of Maryland from September 2019 casino gaming revenue totaled $59,226,202, including $44,412,792 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues also support local communities and jurisdictions where the six casinos are located, as well as Maryland’s horse racing industry.
Maryland has six privately owned casinos that offer both slot machines and table games: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne Arundel County; Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City; Ocean Downs Casino in Worcester County; Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County; and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.
Two of the six casinos saw year-over-year increases compared to their September 2018 gaming revenue totals:
MGM National Harbor (3,139 slot machines, 204 table games)
$57,716,857 in September 2019, an increase of $3,289,958 (6.0%) from September 2018.
Live! Casino & Hotel (3,697 slot machines, 193 table games)
$47,705,742 in September 2019, a decrease of $2,573,622 (-5.1%) from September 2018.
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore (2,199 slot machines, 145 table games)
$18,564,509 in September 2019, a decrease of $2,095,006 (-10.1%) from September 2018.
Ocean Downs Casino (892 slot machines, 18 table games)
$7,469,037 in September 2019, a decrease of $31,797 (-0.4%) from September 2018.
Hollywood Casino Perryville (822 slot machines, 21 table games)
$5,971,050 in September 2019, a decrease of $295,113 (-4.7%) from September 2018.
Rocky Gap Casino Resort (665 slot machines, 18 table games)
$4,795,941 in September 2019, an increase of $148,459 (3.2%) from September 2018.
Maryland Lottery and Gaming is responsible for oversight of the state’s casinos. In this role, the agency provides direction and guidance to its casino partners on financial, security, regulatory and licensing procedures for the facilities. To keep Marylanders informed and to maintain transparency of casino operations, monthly financial reports are posted on mdgaming.com. Maryland Lottery and Gaming reminds players to play responsibly and within their budget; resources are available at mdgamblinghelp.org or by calling 1-800-GAMBLER.