Maryland Casinos Generate $149.1 Million During December

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Maryland Casinos Generate $149.1 Million During December
Casino gaming revenue contributes $60.6 million to the state

 

(Baltimore) – Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced that December 2019 gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos were $149,087,494. The total represents a $706,081 (0.5%) increase compared to the December 2018 total of $148,381,413.

Contributions to the State of Maryland from December 2019 casino gaming revenue totaled $60,612,440, including $45,459,073 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; Ocean Downs Casino in Worcester County; Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County; and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

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

MGM National Harbor (3,137 slot machines, 207 table games)
$62,615,156 in December 2019, an increase of $2,698,530 (4.5%) from December 2018.

Live! Casino & Hotel (3,852 slot machines, 191 table games)
$51,792,534 in December 2019, an increase of $1,716,627 (3.4%) from December 2018.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore (2,106 slot machines, 161 table games)
$18,738,128 in December 2019, a decrease of $3,488,338 (-15.7%) from December 2018.

Hollywood Casino Perryville (822 slot machines, 21 table games)
$6,065,429 in December 2019, a decrease of $221,081 (-3.5%) from December 2018.

Ocean Downs Casino (892 slot machines, 18 table games)
$5,640,649 in December 2019, an increase of $198,878 (3.7%) from December 2018.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort (665 slot machines, 18 table games)
$4,235,598 in December 2019, a decrease of $198,534 (-4.5%) from December 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 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.

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Carole Bober Gentry

Managing Director of Communications 

Maryland Lottery and Gaming 

1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 330

Baltimore, MD 21230

410-230-8725

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