Maryland Casinos Generate 7.2% YoY increase in revenues

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February 5, 2019


Carole Bober Gentry

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 Maryland Casinos Generate $137.0 Million During January

Casino gaming revenue contributes $55.3 million to the state


(BALTIMORE) – Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that January 2019 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos totaled $136,995,435, an increase of $9,210,979 (7.2%) compared to the January 2018 total of $127,784,456. 

Contributions to the State of Maryland from January 2019 casino gaming revenue totaled $55,326,163, including $41,511,371 for the Education Trust Fund. Casino gaming revenues also support local communities and jurisdictions where the six casinos are located, as well as Maryland’s horse racing industry. 

Maryland has six privately owned casinos that 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; Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County; Ocean Downs Casino in Worcester County; and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

 Five of the six casinos saw year-over-year increases compared to their January 2018 gaming revenue totals:


MGM National Harbor (3,137 slot machines, 196 table games)

$56,223,437 in January 2019, an increase of $5,975,988 (11.9%) from January 2018.


Live! Casino & Hotel (3,827 slot machines, 197 table games)

$46,292,703 in January 2019, an increase of $2,750,057 (6.3%) from January 2018.


Horseshoe Casino Baltimore (2,194 slot machines, 166 table games)

$20,185,971 in January 2019, an increase of $115,238 (0.6%) from January 2018.


Hollywood Casino Perryville (822 slot machines, 22 table games)

$5,455,990 in January 2019, a decrease of $242,642 (-4.3%) from January 2018.

Ocean Downs Casino (891 slot machines, 18 table games)

$4,818,251 in January 2019, an increase of $275,128 (6.1%) from January 2018.


Rocky Gap Casino Resort (665 slot machines, 17 table games)

$4,019,083 in January 2019, an increase of $337,209 (9.2%) from January 2018.


Details on each casino’s gaming revenues and contributions to the State of Maryland are included in the attached charts, and both fiscal and calendar year-to-date totals are available online (Click HERE).


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 Maryland Lottery and Gaming reminds players to play responsibly and within their budget; resources are available at or by calling 1-800-GAMBLER.



Carole Bober Gentry

Managing Director of Communications 

Maryland Lottery and Gaming 

1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 330

Baltimore, MD 21230



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