Maryland Casinos Generate $97.1 Million in Revenue During September


(Baltimore) – Maryland Lottery and Gaming today announced September 2016 revenue numbers for the state’s five 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, and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County. September 2016’s combined statewide revenue totaled $97,096,278, an increase of 11% from September 2015.

Casino contributions to the state go to the Maryland Education Trust Fund and also support small-, minority- and women-owned businesses, local impact grants and the state’s horse racing industry.

Hollywood Casino Perryville generated $5,922,162 from both slot machines and table games in September. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $195.43 for slot machines, $2,370.37 for banked table games and $279.60 for non-banked table games. Hollywood Casino’s September 2016 revenue decreased by $282,534, or 4.6%, from September 2015. Hollywood Casino Perryville operates 850 slot machines and 22 (12 banked and 10 non-banked) table games.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore generated $26,941,361 from both slot machines and table games in September. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $218.43 for slot machines, $2,569.99 for banked table games and $823.68 for non-banked table games. Horseshoe Casino’s September 2016 revenue increased by $4,793,549, or 21.6%, from September 2015. Horseshoe Casino Baltimore operates 2,202 slot machines and 179 (154 banked and 25 non-banked) table games.

Maryland Live Casino generated $53,921,442 from both slot machines and table games in September. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $278.37 for slot machines, $4,158.19 for banked table games and $1,306.02 for non-banked table games. Maryland Live’s September 2016 revenue increased by $4,350,185, or 8.8%, from September 2015. Maryland Live Casino operates 3,907 slot machines and 206 (154 banked and 52 non-banked) table games.

Casino at Ocean Downs generated $5,875,597 from slot machines in September, and its gross gaming revenue per unit per day was $244.67. Casino at Ocean Downs’ September 2016 revenue increased by $163,328, or 2.9%, from September 2015. The Casino at Ocean Downs operates 800 slot machines, and does not have table games.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort generated $4,435,717 from both slot machines and table games in September. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was: $194.43 for slot machines and $1,438.31 for banked table games. This facility does not have non-banked table games. Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s September 2016 revenue increased by $574,090, or 14.9%, from September 2015. Rocky Gap Casino Resort operates 634 slot machines and 17 table games.

In a year-to-year comparison, September 2016 casino revenue increased from September 2015 by $9,598,618, or 11%. See attached document for a detailed breakdown of September 2016’s fund disbursement, fiscal year-to-date totals for the individual casinos and combined state total.

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.

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SEPTEMBER 2016 CASINO NUMBERS