Casinos contribute $67.2 million to the state
(Baltimore) – Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $160,363,589 in gaming revenue during November 2021. The total represents an increase of $29,986,111 (23.0%) compared to November 2020, when the casinos were operating under capacity restrictions due to COVID-19.
Casino gaming contributions to the state in November 2021 totaled $67,173,472, an increase of $13,470,666 (25.1%) compared to the $53,702,806 contributed to the state in November 2020.
Contributions to the Education Trust Fund (ETF) in November 2021 were $48,858,625, an increase of $9,791,922 (25.1%) compared to the $39,066,703 in ETF contributions during November 2020. Casino gaming revenues also support the communities and jurisdictions where the casinos are located, Maryland’s horse racing industry, and small, minority- and women-owned businesses.
Maryland’s six privately owned casinos 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.
The gaming revenue totals for November 2021 are as follows:
MGM National Harbor (2,131 slot machines, 201 table games)
$67,858,084 in November 2021, an increase of $12,533,240 (22.7%) from November 2020
Live! Casino & Hotel (3,764 slot machines, 187 table games)
$58,196,084 in November 2021, an increase of $13,188,501 (29.3%) from November 2020
Horseshoe Casino (1,427 slot machines, 137 table games)
$15,676,825 in November 2021, an increase of $421,851 (2.8%) from November 2020
Hollywood Casino (726 slot machines, 18 table games)
$7,049,361 in November 2021, an increase of $1,170,393 (19.9%) from November 2020
Ocean Downs Casino (768 slot machines, 18 table games)
$6,643,046 in November 2021, an increase of $1,547,315 (30.4%) from November 2020
Rocky Gap Casino (618 slot machines, 16 table games)
$4,940,189 in November 2021, an increase of $1,124,811 (29.5%) from November 2020
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 1-800-426-2537.