Maryland generates $163.2m in Apr. gaming revenue, slight decrease from comparable quarter

May 6, 2024
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Casinos also contributed nearly $70m to the state and $50m to various organizations for the month.

Maryland currently has six privately owned casinos running in the state, offering both slot machines and table games. Together, these casinos combined to generate nearly $163.2m in revenue during the month of Apr., a 6.6% decrease when compared to the revenue from Apr. 2023. 

Maryland’s six privately owned casinos are 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.

Only Hollywood Casino Perryville saw an increase in revenue from the comparable quarter. The site made almost $8m, a 6% increase from what it reported in Apr. 2023. 

Live! Casino & Hotel saw a decrease of just over $1.1m from its Apr. 2023 results and Ocean Downs Casino reported a decrease of $606k. The biggest decrease in terms of monetary revenue came at MGM National Harbour, seeing a 9.8% decrease equating to over $7.4m. 

Horseshoe Casino and Rocky Gap Casino saw the two biggest revenue percentage decreases, reporting 10.8% and 20.6% respectively. 

Casino gaming contributions to the state during Apr. 2024 totaled just over $69m, a decrease of $2.6m compared to Apr. 2023.

The casinos also made contributions to the Education Trust Fund, totaling $50.3m, a decrease of roughly $2.3m compared to Apr. 2023. 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.


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