Business, Entertainment

Maryland Lottery, casinos contribute $1.11 billion to State

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Lottery and the state’s six casinos combined to contribute $1.113 billion to Maryland’s good causes in Fiscal Year 2020, with Lottery profits falling just shy of last year’s record-setting figure in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic. Together, the Lottery and casinos support a wide variety of state programs and services. In March, during the first few weeks …


Business, Education, Entertainment, Politics

Maryland Lottery, casinos establish new records in 2019

BALTIMORE, MD – The continued growth of the Maryland Lottery and the state’s six casinos combined to contribute a record-breaking total of $1.311 billion to the state in Fiscal Year 2019. Together, the Maryland Lottery and casinos support a wide variety of causes, including education, public health and safety, the environment, veterans’ organizations, and the state’s horse racing industry. The …


Gov. Hogan announces $4.4 billion education lockbox proposal

Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced legislation to create a “lockbox” for education funding to ensure that all revenues from Maryland casinos go directly to funding K-12 education and improvements to the state’s public school facilities. The governor was joined by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, a longtime advocate for reforming the funding system. “Ensuring that this money is required to …