Maryland’s four casinos generated gaming revenue of slightly more than $71 million in August, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced in its monthly report on casino returns.
Excluding the Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County, which opened to the public on May 22, 2013, revenue at the three older gambling venues increased by $22.4 million, or 50.1 percent, compared to August 2012.
Individually, Maryland Live Casino’s August 2013 revenue from slot machines and table games was $53.3 million, a 64.4 percent increase from August 2012.
Maryland Live! also opened a 52-table poker room on Aug. 28, and in just four days of play, the casino brought in $350,000 in poker revenue.
Casino at Ocean Downs generated $6 million in gambling receipts in August 2013, up 5.4 percent from the prior-year period.
Hollywood Casino Perryville’s revenue from gambling devices and games was $7.7 million, up 17.9 percent from August 2012.
Rocky Gap’s August gambling revenue was $4 million.