Casinos contribute $68.2 million to the state
(Baltimore) — Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $162,965,304 in gaming revenue during February 2022. The total represents an increase of $36,757,280 (29.1%) compared to February 2021, when the casinos were operating under capacity restrictions due to COVID-19.
Casino gaming contributions to the state in February 2022 totaled $68,237,059, an increase of $15,042,479 (26.4%) compared to February 2021.
Contributions to the Education Trust Fund (ETF) in February 2022 were $49,642,113, an increase of $10,983,257 (28.4%) compared to February 2021. 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 February 2022 are as follows:
MGM National Harbor (2,126 slot machines, 204 table games)
$65,837,104 in February 2022, an increase of $15,003,861 (29.5%) from February 2021
Live! Casino & Hotel (3,717 slot machines, 187 table games)
$59,438,059 in February 2022, an increase of $14,468,374 (32.2%) from February 2021
Horseshoe Casino (1,451 slot machines, 145 table games)
$17,718,142 in February 2022, an increase of $3,403,987 (23.8%) from February 2021
Hollywood Casino (714 slot machines, 18 table games)
$7,866,631 in February 2022, an increase of $1,570,311 (24.9%) from February 2021
Ocean Downs Casino (823 slot machines, 18 table games)
$6,592,413 in February 2022, an increase of $787,043 (13.6%) from February 2021
Rocky Gap Casino (625 slot machines, 16 table games)
$5,512,955 in February 2022, an increase of $1,523,704 (38.2%) from February 2021
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.