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Md. casino revenue tanks — as will money for state — official says

Opening Dec. 8, the MGM National Harbor casino floor has 3,300 slot machines and 124 table games in addition to 39 poker tables. (Washington Post photo by Bill O'Leary)

The head of the state’s lottery and gaming agency warned lawmakers Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic is cutting casino revenues by hundreds of millions of dollars. Maryland contributes about $500 million annually to the state’s Education Trust Fund as part ...

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Horseshoe Baltimore Casino revenues fall 14.6% in May

Horseshoe Casino Opening

A sharp drop in revenues at Horseshoe Baltimore Casino propelled an overall decline in Maryland gaming revenues in May, state regulators said Wednesday. Overall, gaming revenues for the state’s six casinos were $152,275,799, a 2.7% decline from the May 2018 ...

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Md. gambling industry’s latest threat – mini-casinos in Pa.

A rendering of the proposed Hollywood Casino York in Springettsbury Township in York County, Pennsylvania. (Submitted rendering)

As if Maryland’s casino industry didn’t face enough challenges from out-of-state competitors, it now has to brace for the development of a mini-casino in York that might prove appealing to Maryland residents along the Pennsylvania border. The parent company of ...

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Maryland casinos raked in $138.8 million in July

Baltimore Horseshoe Casino Grand Opening

Maryland officials say the state’s casinos raked in $138.8 million in July. Maryland Lottery and Gaming says in a statement Monday that the number is a nearly 34 percent increase compared to the July 2016 figure of $103.8 million. The ...

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How Maryland’s casinos did in August

Monthly casino revenue in Maryland continues to hover just below $100 million, according to new figures released by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Agency. The five casinos combined to generate more than $96.7 million for the month of August. The ...

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Legislator calls for study on smoking at Md. casinos

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland could be leaving additional casino revenue on the table because of a statewide ban on indoor smoking, according to one state delegate Del. Jay Walker, D-Prince Georges County, said he believes the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control ...

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Md. casino revenue dips in June

Maryland Live! Casino. (Maximilian Franz/The Daily Record).

Revenue from the state’s five casinos dipped in June to $91.4 million after a record-setting May. The decline of $4.9 million month-over-month was driven by a more than $5.1 million drop in revenue at Maryland Live Casino. Overall, casino revenue ...

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