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12:20 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Maryland Casino Revenues Up

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's four casinos generated $65.3 million in total revenue for the month of September.

The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency announced the revenues for the month on Monday.

Maryland Live! in Hanover, the state's largest casino, made about $50.5 million. Hollywood Casino in Perryville made the next highest amount of $6.6 million for the month. Casino at Ocean Downs near Ocean City generated $5.1 million, and Rocky Gap Casino Resort made $3.1 million.

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9:13 am
Mon September 16, 2013

Maryland Gambling Revenue Could Top Out Soon

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Maryland gambling revenues may be hitting a ceiling soon with total take at $71 million in gross revenue in August.

Mark Nichols, an economics professor who specializes in the gambling industry at the University of Nevada in Reno says, don’t expect that expansion to continue.

There will be more competition in the next three years from the state’s two new casinos in Baltimore and Prince George’s county over the next three years.

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9:11 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Maryland Live! Casino Brings in the Big Bucks

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BALTIMORE (AP) - State officials say Maryland's four casinos generated $71 million in revenue in August, nearly three-quarters of it from the state's largest casino, Maryland Live!

The Maryland Lottery says Maryland Live! in Hanover brought in $53 million in August. Hollywood Casino Perryville brought in $7.6 million; the Casino at Ocean Downs generated nearly $6 million; and Rocky Gap Casino Resort made $4 million.

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9:11 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Table Games Come to Maryland Live!

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Maryland's largest casino says table games are arriving.

Maryland Live! says the games including poker, blackjack, craps and roulette will be arriving Wednesday.

The casino next to Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover plans to open the games to the public on April 11.

Gamblers were able to play table games in Maryland for the first time in early March when the Hollywood Casino Perryville rolled out its games. In November, Maryland voters approved the expansion of table games, as well as a new casino site in Prince George's County.

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9:01 am
Tue August 7, 2012

MD Casino Revenue UP

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Overall the state's three casinos collectively had a record month in July as the Maryland legislature is holding a special session to add table games and a sixth casino in Prince Georges County.

The Maryland Lottery announced yesterday that Perryville, Maryland Live and the Casino at Ocean Downs in Worcester County took in just over $48 million last month.

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2:21 pm
Mon August 6, 2012

Perryville Casino Bows to Competition

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The casino in Perryville has notified Maryland officials that it plans to return 400 to 500 slot machines to the state because of declining revenues.

Bill Hayles, vice president and general manager of Hollywood Casino, sent a letter on Friday to state Sen. Nancy Jacobs to let her know the casino plans to return about one-third of its 1,500 machines. The state leases slot machines to its casinos.