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Maryland Casinos Generate $168.5 M in Revenue During August

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Maryland’s six casinos combined to generate $168,459,348 in gaming revenue during August 2021. The total represents an increase of $18,910,348 (12.6 percent) compared to August 2020, when gaming revenue was $149,549,000. Casinos were limited to 50 percent capacity in August 2020 due to COVID-19.

Casino gaming contributions to the state in August 2021 totaled $71,284,480, an increase of $10,453,351 (17.2 percent) compared to the $60,831,129 contributed to the state in August 2020.

Contributions to the Education Trust Fund (ETF) in August 2021 were $51,789,625, an increase of $7,515,806 (17 percent) compared to the $44,273,819 in ETF contributions during August 2020. 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 gaming revenue totals for the three central Maryland casinos during August 2021 are as follows:

  • MGM National Harbor (2,167 slot machines, 201 table games) $67,421,209 in August 2021, an increase of $7,714,727 (12.9 percent) from August 2020
  • Live! Casino & Hotel (3,749 slot machines, 190 table games) $59,506,465 in August 2021, an increase of $7,037,846 (13.4 percent) from August 2020
  • Horseshoe Casino (1,530 slot machines, 137 table games) $18,001,130 in August 2021, an increase of $1,202,587 (7.2 percent) from August 2020
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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 at www.mdgaming.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/AUGUST-2021-CASINO-REVENUE-DATA.pdf.

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