Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino continues to struggle, but as a whole, Maryland’s casinos just turned in their fourth best monthly gaming revenue numbers ever.
The state’s six casinos reported $154.3 million in August gaming revenue, up 5.4% from a year ago.
MGM National Harbor accounted for about 40% of that total, or $62.4 million. That’s a 7% increase from last August.
The state’s second-largest casino, Live! Casino & Hotel, had just over $53 million in gaming revenue, a 12.7% jump from a year ago.
Horseshoe Casino’s gaming revenue was down 13% from a year ago, at $18.3 million.
Of the state’s three smaller casinos, Ocean Downs Casino reported a 6.5% increase to $8.8 million in gaming revenue. Hollywood Casino Perryville had $6.4 million in gaming revenue, down 2.7%. And Rocky Gap Casino Resort had $5.4 million in gaming revenue, up 5.8%.
Maryland’s share of the August gaming revenue total for various state programs is $63.3 million, including $47.4 million for the state’s Education Trust Fund.
Maryland Lottery and Gaming keeps an updated tally of monthly and year-to-date contributions to state programs posted online.
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