For immediate release
April 5, 2022
Carole Bober Gentry
Maryland Casinos Generate $170.6 Million in Revenue During March
Casinos contribute $72 million to the state
(Baltimore) — Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $170,565,837 in gaming revenue during March 2022, the fourth-best single-month figure in the history of the state’s casino program. The total represents an increase of $1,386,821 (0.8%) compared to March 2021, when COVID-19 capacity restrictions were lifted.
Casino gaming contributions to the state in March 2022 totaled $71,970,242 an increase of $966,017 (1.4%) compared to March 2021.
Contributions to the Education Trust Fund (ETF) in March 2022 were $52,329,191, an increase of $700,595 (1.4%) compared to March 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.
At the beginning of March 2021, the casinos were under a state-mandated 50% capacity restriction, which was lifted on March 12, 2021. Capacity limits for MGM National Harbor and Horseshoe Casino were raised from 25% to 50% during March 2021 under local jurisdiction orders.
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 March 2022 are as follows:
MGM National Harbor (2,116 slot machines, 210 table games)
$67,786,963 in March 2022, an increase of $1,272,345 (1.9%) from March 2021
Live! Casino & Hotel (3,737 slot machines, 187 table games)
$62,085,488 in March 2022, an increase of $976,765 (1.6%) from March 2021
Horseshoe Casino (1,489 slot machines, 145 table games)
$18,880,533 in March 2022, a decrease of $903,310 (-4.6%) from March 2021
Hollywood Casino (700 slot machines, 18 table games)
$8,427,350 in March 2022, a decrease of $228,737 (-2.6%) from March 2021
Ocean Downs Casino (850 slot machines, 18 table games)
$7,726,391 in March 2022, an increase of $213,080 (2.8%) from March 2021
Rocky Gap Casino (627 slot machines, 16 table games)
$5,659,113 in March 2022, an increase of $56,677 (1.0%) from March 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-GAMBLER.
Carole Bober Gentry
Managing Director, Communications
Maryland Lottery and Gaming
1800 Washington Blvd., Suite 330
Baltimore, MD 21230
Maryland Lottery and Gaming contributed $1.391 billion to the State of Maryland in FY2021. Please play responsibly.