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Maryland Casino Revenue Declined Last Month

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Don Rush
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Casino revenue in Maryland declined by 4 percent last month coming in at $142 million.

That’s a $6 million decline compared to June of last year.

WBOC reports that the contributions to the state registered at $60 million with $45 million going into the Education Trust Fund.

Ocean Downs Casino saw a $4.8 percent decline from last year with $6.8 million in revenue.

MGM National Harbor was down by 4.1 percent with revenue of $56 million.

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore saw a dramatic 18 percent drop with $18 million in revenue.

Hollywood Casino was down by 3.9 percent while Live! Casino Hotel saw a decline of 1.7 percent.

Rocky Gap Casino was the only one that saw an increase and was up 7.5 percent.

Don Rush is the News Director at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.