Maryland’s four casinos generated nearly $66.84 million in total revenue for the month of November, according to figures announced by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
Year to year, from November 2012 to November 2013. revenue increased by $20,409,421, or 47.4 percent, excluding figures from the Rocky Gap Casino Resort, which didn’t open until May.
Much of the increase year over year was attributed to the addition of table gaming at the facilities, according to Maryland Lottery and Gaming and Gaming Control Agency Director Stephen Martino.
“It’s also a mixture of a number of other things, including 24-hour operations and the fact that all of the casinos figuring out what works and what doesn’t work,” Martino said.
Maryland Live in Hanover, the state’s largest casino, reported revenue of more than $53.4 million. Hollywood Casino Perryville reported $6.6 million. Casino at Ocean Downs near Ocean City and Rocky Gap Casino Resort reported earnings of $3.5 million and $3.2 million respectively for the month.
The statewide revenue figures for November represent an increase of about $440,000 compared to October revenues.
Maryland Live reported an increase in revenue of more than $1.6 million month over month. Casino at Ocean Downs, Hollywood Casino Perryville and Rocky Gap Casino Resort reported declines in month-over-month revenues of $700,000, $300,000 and $100,000, respectively.