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Maryland lottery and casinos generate, set new records

Posted: 9:41 AM, Aug 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-08 16:20:13Z

Maryland residents' must feel lucky, as they helped set new records for Maryland Lottery and Gaming, which generated $1.252 billion of revenue for the state in fiscal year 2018, the commission said.

The Maryland Lottery hit $2.043 billion in sales, a new high water mark in its history, also setting a new record profit of $575.6 million, Maryland Lottery and Gaming said.

All six Maryland casinos operated for a full fiscal year in FY2018. They combined to set a new record of $1.679 billion in gaming revenue, an increase of 18.2 percent over last year.