Maryland casinos had nearly $155.1 million in revenue for September, which was the lowest revenue figure since January 2022.
The $155.1 million in revenue from the six casinos in September was down 2.6% from September 2022 ($159.27 million) and a decrease of 3.9% from August 2023 ($161.4 million). As mentioned, September was also the lowest revenue figure in more than a year-and-a-half when revenues were $153.8 million in January 2022.
The Maryland casino revenue high-water mark was in October 2022 when revenues hit more than $212.9 million.
There are no online casinos in Maryland.
Where Casino Revenue Goes in State
Casino contributions to the state in September were about $66.44 million, a decrease of 2.2% from September 2022. Of the total, the contribution to the Education Trust Fund was about $47.85 million. While the majority of tax proceeds go toward education, they also support the communities and jurisdictions where the casinos are located, the state’s horse racing industry, and small, minority- and women-owned businesses.
All but one of the casinos have a Maryland online sports betting component to their operation.
Revenues for the six casinos in September were:
- MGM National Harbor in Prince George’s County, $61,969,980
- Live! Casino & Hotel in Anne Arundel County, $58,412,443
- Horseshoe Casino Baltimore, $14,451,736
- Ocean Downs Casino in Worcester County, $8,733,540
- Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County, $6,722,454
- Rocky Gap Casino in Allegany County, $4,807,625.
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