Revenue slows at most Maryland casinos, but MGM sees growth in September

Greater Baltimore casinos were hit the hardest as year-over-year casino revenue slowed last month.

Maryland’s six privately owned casinos posted collective revenue of $142.2 million in September, a 1.1% decrease compared with the year before. The latest numbers follow a month of growth, with August marking the fourth-best month in the history of the state’s casino industry.

Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino and Live Casino & Hotel, in neighboring Anne Arundel County, saw the sharpest declines compared to September 2018.

Horseshoe reported $18.6 million in revenue, a 10.1% year-over-year slide, while Live Casino pulled in $47.7 million, a 5.1% decrease.

Just two of the state’s casinos saw year-over-year growth in September. MGM National Harbor, in Prince George’s County, reported the largest haul, with $57.7 million in revenue, a 6% increase. Western Maryland’s Rocky Gap Casino Resort earned $4.8 million, a 3.2% boost.

Meanwhile, Hollywood Casino Perryville saw year-over-year figures…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.

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