Maryland’s six casinos in February weren’t as busy as a year ago, as measured by total gaming revenue from slots and table games.
Maryland Lottery and Gaming reports total gaming revenue of $167.1 million — $5.9 million less than February 2022, or a 3.6% decline.
MGM National Harbor had the smallest decline in February gaming revenue, down 0.4% to $65.6 million. Live! Casino & Hotel remains the state’s second-busiest with $55.7 million in February revenue, down 6.3%.
The largest decline was at Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino. Its $16.3 million in February gaming revenue was down 8.1% from a year earlier.
Maryland’s three smaller casinos, Hollywood Casino, Ocean Downs and Rocky Gap Casino, all had lower gaming revenue than a year ago.
Of the total February gaming revenue, Maryland collects $48.6 million of it for various state programs, the majority of which goes to the state’s Education Trust Fund.
Despite a slower February, MGM National Harbor was the top commercial casino outside of Nevada for gaming revenue last year, grossing $884.6 million, 15% more than 2021. MGM National Harbor accounted for more than 43% of gaming revenue for all six casinos.
Live! Casino ranked No. 5 nationally for gaming revenue at commercial casinos outside of Nevada last year.
Overall, the Baltimore-D.C. market ranked third for gaming revenue, behind only the Las Vegas Strip and Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Maryland Lottery and Gaming posts monthly and year-to-date gaming revenue for the state’s six casinos online.