aryland Lottery and Gaming announced Tuesday that the state six casinos generated $143,895,409 during October 2019, an 8.9 percent fall from 2018.
Contributions to the State of Maryland from October 2019 casino gaming revenue totaled $59,267,140, including $44,456,366 for the Education Trust Fund, CBS Baltimore reports.
October 2018, which saw casinos pull in $158 million, at the time their highest take since the industry got its start in the state. That record was eclipsed in March, when casinos reported total revenue of $163.3 million, BizJournals reports.
MGM contributed $73.4 million to that record-breaking total a year ago, marking the Prince George's County casino's highest-ever revenue. Last month, the casino reported $59.9 million in revenue, an 18.5% decline.
Still, MGM continued to lead the state's other casinos, which had a mixed month in October.
Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino reported $19.1 million, a 9.1% decrease, while Live Casino & Hotel in nearby Anne Arundel County pulled in $47.6 million, up 1.3% compared with a year ago.
Elsewhere in the state, Ocean Downs Casino reported $6.7 million in revenue, an 8.8% increase; Rocky Gap Casino Resort took in $4.8 million, a 6.4% boost; and Hollywood Casino Perryville saw a slight decline with $5.8 million in revenue, a 0.1% decrease.