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August 24, 2019

A 5.7 percent increase from the same month in 2017

Maryland casino revenue reached USD 143.5 in April

Maryland casino revenue reached USD 143.5 in April
Live! Casino totaled $46,801,613 from both slot machines and table games in April.
United States | 05/09/2018

April 2018 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos amounted to USD 143,491,191, Maryland Lottery and Gaming reports. This figure represents a 5.7 percent rise compared to that same period in 2017, in which revenues totaled USD 135,714,016.

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pril 2018 was the fourth full month in which it was possible to make a direct year-over-year comparison including all six of Maryland’s casinos.

The six privately owned casinos located in the state are MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County, which opened on December 8, 2016; Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County; Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City; Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County; Ocean Downs Casino in Worcester County; and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

As reported by Southern Maryland News Net, MGM National Harbor totaled $57,743,500 from both slot machines and table games in April. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day in April at MGM National Harbor was: $373.30 for slot machines, $6,393.65 for banked table games and $1,462.91 for non-banked table games. April 2018 revenue at MGM National Harbor increased by $7,799,426, or 15.6%, from April 2017. MGM National Harbor operates 2,705 slot machines and 173 (134 banked and 39 non-banked) table games.

Live! Casino totaled $46,801,613 from both slot machines and table games in April. Live! Casino’s gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $260.70 for slot machines, $3,475.10 for banked table games and $833.78 for non-banked table games. April 2018 revenue at Live! Casino increased by $1,499,904, or 3.3%, from April 2017. Live! Casino operates 4,007 slot machines and 186 (136 banked and 50 non-banked) table games.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore totaled $21,758,466 from both slot machines and table games in April. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $209.00 for slot machines, $1,777.78 for banked table games and $755.35 for non-banked table games. Horseshoe Casino’s April 2018 revenue decreased by $2,834,247, or 11.5%, from April 2017. Horseshoe Casino Baltimore operates 2,152 slot machines and 168 (145 banked and 23 non-banked) table games.

Hollywood Casino Perryville totaled $6,921,776 from both slot machines and table games in April. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $239.41 for slot machines, $2,369.71 for banked table games and $386.19 for non-banked table games. Hollywood Casino’s April 2018 revenue increased by $468,948, or 7.3%, from April 2017. Hollywood Casino Perryville operates 822 slot machines and 21 (13 banked and 8 non-banked) table games.

Ocean Downs Casino totaled $5,545,463 from slot machines and table games in April. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $188.20 for slot machines and $1,668.17 for banked table games. Ocean Downs Casino’s April 2018 revenue increased by $714,949, or 14.8%, from April 2017. Ocean Downs Casino operates 892 slot machines and 10 banked table games. The first table games at Ocean Downs Casino were introduced in December 2017. Ocean Downs Casino does not have non-banked table games.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort generated $4,720,374 from both slot machines and table games in April. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $204.74 for slot machines and $1,235.29 for banked table games. Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s April 2018 revenue increased by $128,195, or 2.8%, from April 2017. Rocky Gap Casino Resort operates 665 slot machines and 17 banked table games. Rocky Gap Casino Resort does not have non-banked table games.

Under Maryland law, casino revenue supports the Maryland Education Trust Fund, local impact grants, local jurisdictions, the state’s horse racing industry and the Maryland General Fund.

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