For immediate release
February 7, 2022
Carole Bober Gentry
Maryland Casinos Generate $153.8 Million in Revenue During January
Casinos contribute $62.5 million to the state
(Baltimore) – Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $153,754,114 in gaming revenue during January 2022. The total represents an increase of $24,990,598 (19.4%) compared to January 2021, when the casinos were operating under capacity restrictions due to COVID-19.
Casino gaming contributions to the state in January 2022 totaled $62,490,178, an increase of $8,525,714 (15.8%) compared to the $53,964,464 contributed to the state in January 2021.
Contributions to the Education Trust Fund (ETF) in January 2022 were $45,480,822, an increase of $6,264,974 (16.0%) compared to the $39,215,848 in ETF contributions during January 2021. 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.
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 2022 are as follows:
MGM National Harbor (2,122 slot machines, 204 table games)
$67,090,648 in January 2022, an increase of $16,587,883 (32.8%) from January 2021
Live! Casino & Hotel (3,754 slot machines, 187 table games)
$54,631,052 in January 2022, an increase of $6,858,555 (14.4%) from January 2021
Horseshoe Casino (1,417 slot machines, 145 table games)
$16,112,570 in January 2022, an increase of $2,354,917 (17.1%) from January 2021
Hollywood Casino (724 slot machines, 18 table games)
$6,651,783 in January 2022, a decrease of $188,947 (-2.8%) from January 2021
Ocean Downs Casino (815 slot machines, 18 table games)
$4,967,726 in January 2022, a decrease of $698,163 (-12.3%) from January 2021
Rocky Gap Casino (626 slot machines, 16 table games)
$4,300,336 in January 2022, an increase of $76,353 (1.8%) from January 2021
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 (CLICK HERE).
Maryland Lottery and Gaming is responsible for oversight of the state’s casinos. In this role, the agency provides direction and guidance to its casino partners on financial, security, regulatory and licensing procedures for the facilities. To keep Marylanders informed and to maintain transparency of casino operations, monthly financial reports are posted on mdgaming.com. Maryland Lottery and Gaming reminds players to play responsibly and within their budget; resources are available at mdgamblinghelp.org or by calling 1-800-426-2537.