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Maryland marks fourth-best month for casino revenue. And MGM National Harbor leads the way.

Maryland marked its fourth-best month ever for casino revenue in September, according to the latest numbers from Maryland Lottery and Gaming.

The state’s six casinos brought in total revenue of $143.8 million last month, a 6.9 percent year-over-year increase that continues to be led by MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County.

MGM was the state’s top-earning casino, with $54.4 million in revenue. That’s a 10.3 percent year-over-year increase for the venue, which has pulled in the biggest gaming revenue since shortly after it opened in December 2016.

Anne Arundel County’s Live Casino & Hotel was close behind, reporting $50.3 million in revenue in September, a 7.1 percent year-over-year increase. The casino hosted Joe Theismann Thursday night for a football-throwing competition, part of a lineup of events that Cordish Cos. chair David Cordish hopes will draw in visitors.

Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino, meanwhile, continued to see year-over-year revenue declines, with $20.7 million…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.



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