State casinos generated USD 134.5M in September

MGM leads the pack in Maryland's casino industry

MGM National Harbor generated USD 49.3M in slot machines and table games revenue during September.

United States 
| 06/10/2017

Maryland casinos brought in a combinedUSD 134.5M through September, a figure that represents a 38.6% compared to the same period last year driven by MGM National Harbor's performance.

The venue, which opened in December along the Potomac River in Prince George’s County, generated $49.3 million last month in slot machines and table games revenue.

Without taking MGM’s numbers into account, casino revenue in the state was down by 12.3% to $11.9 million compared with the same time last year.

Live Casino, the state’s largest gambling venue, came closest to matching MGM’s total, with revenue of $46.9 million, down 12.9 % compared to September 2016.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore also witnessed a year-on-year revenue decline. The casino brought in $20.9 million, a 22.1% decrease.

Maryland’s three other casinos saw their revenues rise compared with last year.

Casino at Ocean Downs, on the Eastern Shore, posted the biggest gains, with $6.5 million in revenue – a 12.1% increase. Revenues soared by 6.1% at Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, which collected $4.7 million last month, while Hollywood Casino

Perryville saw a modest 0.1% increase, with $5.9 million in earnings.

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