Maryland Casinos Generate Nearly $70 Million Of Tax Revenue In June

Written By Dan Holmes on July 6, 2023
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Maryland received $69.4 million in taxes from the six casinos in the state in June, according to figures released by Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Thursday.

Revenue from slot machines and table games was $163,717,230 last month, which represents a 0.6% increase from June of 2022.

Gaming revenue from the state’s six casinos for 2023 is now over $675 million through the end of June. Of that total, table games revenue is $333.5 million.

More than $50 million of the taxes collected from casino gaming in June went to the state’s Education Fund ($50,433,185), bringing the total contributed for that purpose to more than $250 million in 2023.

Six Maryland Casinos are led by MGM National Harbor in June

Maryland has six casinos:

MGM National Harbor led in revenue once again in June 2023, with $69,043,101. Their facility in Oxon Hill has 2,290 slot machines and 210 table games.

The largest gaming floor in the state is at Live! Casino & Hotel, with 3,845 slot machines and 179 table games. Last month, it reported $57,979,627 in revenue from those activities. Live! reported the largest increase YTD, at 3.5% compared to June 2022.

The other four casinos came in at $15,941,209 for Horseshoe; $8,679,006 in revenue for Ocean Downs; $6,954,407 for Hollywood Casino Perryville; and $5,119,881 for Rocky Gap. Both Horseshoe (-6.5%) and Hollywood Casino (-5.9%) saw drops of more than 5% in comparison to the same month in 2022.

2023 Maryland Table Games Revenue by Casino

  1. MGM National Harbor: $179,887,417
  2. Live! Casino & Hotel: $105,236,231
  3. Horseshoe Casino: $33,621,788
  4. Hollywood Casino Perryville: $6,878,485
  5. Ocean Downs Casino: $4,593,775
  6. Rocky Gap  Casino: $3,299,175

Maryland Casinos offering summer entertainment

For many communities, the best entertainment options are from casinos and resorts. That’s because Maryland casinos lure big names and talented artists to the state to fill busy slates of live music and other shows all summer.

Our Maryland Casino Summer Entertainment Guide is packed with lineups for each of the six casinos. Acts like Boyz II Men, Peter Frampton, and many more, will appear on stages and venues at the Maryland casinos. Whether you want a large outdoor concert experience to rub elbows with fellow fans, or enjoy your favorite music in intimate settings, there’s much to choose from. Links to tickets can be found on our page with Maryland Casino entertainment schedules.

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Dan Holmes writes about sports betting, sports media, casino and sports betting legislative matters for several of the Play sites, including PlayMaryland, PlayMichigan and PlayMassachusetts. He's the author of three books, and previously reported for Major League Baseball, as well as the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. He lives near Lake Michigan with his daughters.

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