April was the sixth-best month in terms of gaming revenue numbers in the history of Maryland casinos.
Last month, Maryland’s six casinos combined generated $174,742,218 in revenue from slot machines and table games. According to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming, the revenue figure represents a 2.3% year-over-year increase of $3,997,260 compared to April 2022.
April 2023 figure is still a monthly decrease from March 2023 when Maryland casinos generated $176.5 million in revenue.
Maryland Lottery and Gaming issues separate reports for the state’s retail and online sports betting.
Maryland casino gaming revenue totals for April 2023
Maryland’s six privately owned casinos offer both slot machines and table games.
MGM National Harbor remains the best casino performer. Apart from MGM National Harbor, Live! Casino & Hotel also reported a revenue increase throughout the month.
To be more specific, these are the gaming revenue totals for April 2023 in Maryland:
- MGM National Harbor (2,353 slot machines, 210 table games) $75,496,985, a 7% increase from April 2022’s $4,964,819
- Live! Casino & Hotel (3,830 slot machines, 179 table games) $62,014,953, a 5.5% increase of $3,207,374 from April 2022
- Horseshoe Casino (1,452 slot machines, 122 table games) $16,444,785, a 13.2% decrease from $2,491,708 from April 2022
- Ocean Downs Casino (848 slot machines, 19 table games) $7,926,689, a 3.7% decrease from April 2022’s $308,141
- Hollywood Casino (702 slot machines, 19 table games) $7,481,880, an 11.6% decrease from $984,083 collected in April last year
- Rocky Gap Casino (618 slot machines, 16 table games) $5,376,925, a 6.8% decrease of $391,002, recorded in April 2022
Six casinos contribute $72.4 million to the state
Throughout last month, casino gaming contributions to the state totaled $72.4 million. The figure is a 0.7% year-over-year increase of $522,884 compared to April 2022.
Contributions to the Education Trust Fund in April 2023 were $52,624,918, a 0.8% increase of $396,476 compared to April 2022.
Money from casino gaming revenues also supports the communities and jurisdictions where the casinos are located. That includes Maryland’s horse racing industry and small, minority- and women-owned businesses.