Maryland casino revenue rises to $75.8 million in May


Via Baltimore Business Journal

Maryland casino revenue climbed nearly 10 percent in May , with the bulk of gaming coming from Maryland Live Casino.

The state’s four casinos brought in $75.8 million during the month, up $6.6 million from $69.2 million in May 2012.

Maryland Live, the state’s largest casino, generated $59.5 million, up 8.1 percent from $4.5 million a year before. The casino operates 4,204 slot machines and 189 table games.

Hollywood Casino Perryville’s revenue dropped 8.7 percent, or $748,272, to $7.8 million in May. The casino operates 1,158 slot machines and 22 table games.

Casino at Ocean Downs brought in $4.7 million, down 1.2 percent from May 2013. The gaming venue houses 800 slot machines.

Rocky Gap Casino generated $3.8 million. The casino, with 577 slot machines and 16 table games, opened in late May 2013.

The state’s fifth casino, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, is scheduled to open in late August or early September.