Maryland Casinos Generate $137.5 Million in Revenue During August


Year-to-year revenues increase at three casinos

(BALTIMORE) – Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced August 2017 revenue numbers for the state’s six casinos: Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City, Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County, Maryland Live Casino in Anne Arundel County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County and MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County. Maryland’s casinos totaled $137,480,031 in revenue during August 2017 – an increase of $37,170,504, or 37.1%, compared to the August 2016 figure of $100,309,528.

In a year-to-year comparison not including MGM National Harbor, which opened on Dec. 8, 2016, statewide casino revenue in August 2017 decreased by $15,705,304, or 15.7%.

MGM National Harbor generated $52,875,808 from both slot machines and table games in August. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day in August at MGM National Harbor was: $281.82 for slot machines, $5,934.89 for banked table games and $1,520.81 for non-banked table games. MGM National Harbor operates 3,117 slot machines and 168 (129 banked and 39 non-banked) table games.

Maryland Live Casino totaled $44,758,070 from both slot machines and table games in August. Maryland Live’s gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $241.28 for slot machines, $3,330.98 for banked table games and $849.39 for non-banked table games. August 2017 revenue at Maryland Live decreased by $11,146,701, or 19.9%, from August 2016. Maryland Live Casino operates 3,891 slot machines and 190 (138 banked and 52 non-banked) table games.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore generated $21,821,701 from both slot machines and table games in August. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $187.29 for slot machines, $1,808.41 for banked table games and $571.84 for non-banked table games. Horseshoe Casino’s August 2017 revenue decreased by $5,894,440, or 21.3%, from August 2016. Horseshoe Casino Baltimore operates 2,202 slot machines and 178 (153 banked and 25 non-banked) table games.

Hollywood Casino Perryville generated $6,252,793 from both slot machines and table games in August. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $212.91 for slot machines, $1,794.58 for banked table games and $410.71 for non-banked table games. Hollywood Casino’s August 2017 revenue increased by $319,196, or 5.4%, from August 2016. Hollywood Casino Perryville operates 822 slot machines and 21 (13 banked and 8 non-banked) table games.

Casino at Ocean Downs generated $6,943,580 from slot machines in August, and its gross gaming revenue per unit per day was $279.82. Casino at Ocean Downs’ August 2017 revenue increased by $740,379, or 11.9%, from August 2016. Casino at Ocean Downs operates 800 slot machines and does not have table games.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort generated $4,828,080 from both slot machines and table games in August. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $191.83 for slot machines and $1,648.53 for banked table games. This facility does not have non-banked table games. Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s August 2017 revenue increased by $276,263, or 6.1%, from August 2016. Rocky Gap Casino Resort operates 665 slot machines and 17 banked table games.

Under Maryland law, casino revenue supports the Maryland Education Trust Fund, local impact grants, local jurisdictions, the state’s horse racing industry and the Maryland General Fund.

Maryland Lottery and Gaming is responsible for oversight of the state’s casinos. In this role, the agency provides direction and guidance to its casino partners on financial, security, regulatory and licensing procedures for the facilities. To keep Marylanders informed and to maintain transparency of casino operations, monthly financial reports are posted on gaming.mdlottery.com. Maryland Lottery and Gaming reminds players to play responsibly and within their budget; resources are available at mdgamblinghelp.org or by calling 1-800-GAMBLER.

AUGUST 2017 CASINO NUMBERS