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Maryland casinos generate $153.2 million in gaming revenue during January



BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $153,243,316 in revenue from slot machines and table games during January 2024, a decrease of $14,027,082 (-8.4%) compared to January 2023.

Casino gaming contributions to the state in January 2024 totaled $63,154,392, a decrease of $7,573,776 (-10.6%) compared to January 2023.

Contributions to the Education Trust Fund in January 2024 were $45,649,309, down $5,758,737 (-11.2%) compared to January 2023. Casino gaming revenues also support the communities and jurisdictions where the casinos are located, Maryland’s horse racing industry, and small, minority- and women-owned businesses.

The January 2024 figures were comparable to January 2022, when gaming revenues were $153.8 million; and contributions to the state were $62.5 million, including $45.5 million to the Education Trust Fund.

Maryland’s six privately owned casinos offer both slot machines and table games: MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County; Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne Arundel County; Horseshoe Casino Baltimore in Baltimore City; Ocean Downs Casino in Worcester County; Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County; and Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County.

The gaming revenue totals for January 2024 are as follows:

  • MGM National Harbor (2,265 slot machines, 207 table games)
    $66,041,474 in January 2024, a decrease of $6,289,301 (-8.7%) from January 2023
  • Live! Casino & Hotel (3,835 slot machines, 179 table games)
    $56,782,092 in January 2024, a decrease of $1,455,725 (-2.5%) from January 2023
  • Horseshoe Casino (1,385 slot machines, 115 table games)
    $14,570,608 in January 2024, a decrease of $3,009,252 (-17.1%) from January 2023
  • Hollywood Casino (693 slot machines, 23 table games)
    $6,555,351 in January 2024, a decrease of $530,687 (-7.5%) from January 2023
  • Ocean Downs Casino (845 slot machines, 19 table games)
    $6,105,335 in January 2024, a decrease of $901,214 (-12.9%) from January 2023
  • Rocky Gap Casino (616 slot machines, 16 table games)
    $3,188,456 in January 2024, a decrease of $1,840,904 (-36.6%) from January 2023

Details on each casino’s gaming revenues and contributions to the State of Maryland are included in the attached charts, and both fiscal and calendar year-to-date totals are available online here (PDF).



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