Sept. 7, 2022
Casinos contribute $70.9 million to the state
(Baltimore) — Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $169,351,953 in gaming revenue during August 2022. The total represented an increase of $892,605 (0.5%) compared to August 2021.
Casino gaming contributions to the state in August 2022 totaled $70,878,379, a decrease of $406,101 (-0.6%) compared to August 2021.
Contributions to the Education Trust Fund (ETF) in August 2022 were $51,496,162, a decrease of $293,463 (-0.6%) compared to August 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 August 2022 are as follows:
MGM National Harbor (2,099 slot machines, 210 table games)
$71,810,461 in August 2022, an increase of $4,389,252 (6.5%) from August 2021
Live! Casino & Hotel (3,754 slot machines, 180 table games)
$56,801,021 in August 2022, a decrease of $2,705,444 (-4.5%) from August 2021
Horseshoe Casino (1,500 slot machines, 130 table games)
$17,238,876 in August 2022, a decrease of $762,253 (-4.2%) from August 2021
Ocean Downs Casino (846 slot machines, 19 table games)
$10,531,094 in August 2022, an increase of $671,963 (6.8%) from August 2021
Hollywood Casino (693 slot machines, 19 table games)
$7,193,428 in August 2022, a decrease of $575,207 (-7.4%) from August 2021
Rocky Gap Casino (620 slot machines, 16 table games)
$5,777,072 in August 2022, a decrease of $125,706 (-2.1%) from August 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.