Maryland casinos generate $128.7 million in revenue in February

Posted at 11:23 PM, Mar 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-06 23:23:07-05

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming announced that the state's six casinos recorded $128.7 million in revenue in February 2017. 

Compared to last year, statewide casino revenue increased by $35,4440,368, or 38 percent compared to February 2016. However, if you don't include MGM National Harbor, which opened on December 8, 2016, the casinos suffered a $10,328,702 or 11.1 percent loss. 

Here's the revenue numbers for the individual casinos:

  • Maryland Live Casino: $46,291,292
  • MGM National Harbor: $45,769,070
  • Horseshoe Casino Baltimore: $22,031,143
  • Hollywood Casino Perryville: $6,210,824
  • Rocky Gap Casino Resort: $4,364,925
  • Casino at Ocean Downs: $4,046,190

Under Maryland law, casino revenue supports the Maryland Education Trust Fund as well as small, minority, and women owned businesses, local impact grants and the state's horse racing industry. 

February 2017 contributions to the state from all six Maryland casinos and fiscal year-to-date totals can be found here.

“We are pleased to be the top grossing casino in the state. It shows that Live! Casino & Hotel has built a very loyal customer base that appreciates our family approach to service," said president of  Cordish Global Gaming Group Robert Norton in a statement. "The personal touch we offer and our ability to surprise and delight our customers are unlike anything guests can experience anywhere else. And, as a locally-owned business, we are continually investing to upgrade the experience for our customers, with a newly acquired boutique hotel just minutes away and a $200 million luxury hotel set to open in less than a year.”

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