The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency today announced February 2013 revenue numbers for the state’s three casino

For information, contact:
Carole Everett, Director of Communications
Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency
410-230-8725 (office)

Maryland Casinos Generate $47 Million in Revenue During February

(Baltimore) – The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency today announced February 2013 revenue numbers for the state’s three casinos -- Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County and Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County. February 2013’s combined statewide revenue totaled $47,767,536.68.

Hollywood Casino Perryville generated $5,964,476.56 in February, and its gross gaming revenue per machine per day was $185.59*. In a year-to-year comparison, Hollywood Casino’s February 2013 revenue decreased by $5,583,757.86 or 48.35% from February 2012.  Hollywood Casino Perryville operates 1,148 machines.

The Casino at Ocean Downs generated $3,467,751.20 in February, and its gross gaming revenue per machine per day was $154.81. The Casino at Ocean Downs’ February 2013 revenue decreased by $59,098.28 or 1.68% from February 2012.  The Casino at Ocean Downs operates 800 machines.

Maryland Live Casino generated $38,335,308.92 in February, and its gross gaming revenue per machine per day was $302.28*.  Maryland Live operates 3,991 machines.

In a year-to-year comparison -- excluding Maryland Live, which opened in June 2012 -- February 2013 casino revenue decreased from February 2012 by $5,642,856.14 or 37.43%.  The addition of Maryland Live, however, brought a year-to-year net benefit to the state of $32,692,452.78, or 216.86%.

See attached document (or click HERE) for a detailed breakdown of February 2013’s fund disbursement, fiscal year-to-date totals for the individual casinos and combined state total.

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission is responsible for all matters relating to regulation of the state’s casinos.  In this regulatory role, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency (LGCA) oversees all internal controls, auditing, security, surveillance, background investigation, licensing and accounting procedures for the facilities.  To keep Marylanders informed and maintain integrity and transparency in its regulation of the state’s casinos, the LGCA posts monthly financial reports on casino revenue on its website, gaming.mdlottery.com.

*Due to floor reconfigurations, the gross gaming revenue is an estimate based on the number of machines in operation on the last day of the month.






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