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.
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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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