Maryland’s six casinos generated $119,356,448 in gaming income throughout December, an almost 20% lower in comparison with December 2019, which generated over $149 million.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, MGM Nationwide Harbor, Reside! On line casino & Resort and Horseshoe On line casino had been restricted to 25% capability throughout December. The state’s different three casinos had been restricted to 50% capability.
On line casino gaming contributions to the state in December 2020 totaled $49,791,515, a lower of 17.9% from December 2019.
Contributions to the Training Belief Fund (ETF) in December 2020 had been $36,207,140, a lower of 20.4% in comparison with final yr. On line casino gaming income additionally helps the communities and jurisdictions the place the casinos are situated, Maryland’s horse racing business, and small, minority- and women-owned companies.
As a part of Maryland’s effort to halt the unfold of COVID-19, the casinos had been closed on March 16 and commenced reopening with capability limitations on June 19. On line casino operators labored with native and state public well being officers to develop reopening protocols. The casinos have applied social distancing and sanitation procedures, together with a requirement that each one workers and patrons put on masks.
Gaming income totals for December 2020:
MGM Nationwide Harbor (1,519 slot machines, 204 desk video games)
$48,540,506 in December 2020, a lower of $14,074,650 (-22.5%) from December 2019
Reside! On line casino & Resort (2,614 slot machines, 184 desk video games)
$42,863,891 in December 2020, a lower of $8,928,643 (-17.2%) from December 2019
Horseshoe On line casino (817 slot machines, 152 desk video games)
$12,748,249 in December 2020, a lower of $5,989,879 (-32.0%) from December 2019
Hollywood On line casino (502 slot machines, 16 desk video games)
$6,577,669 in December 2020, a rise of $512,240 (8.4 %) from December 2019
Ocean Downs On line casino (601 slot machines, 18 desk video games)
$5,080,927 in December 2020, a lower of $559,722 (-9.9%) from December 2019
Rocky Hole On line casino (405 slot machines, 16 desk video games)
$3,545,206 in December 2020, a lower of $690,392 (-16.3%) from December 2019
Maryland Lottery and Gaming reminds gamers to play responsibly and inside their funds; sources can be found at mdgamblinghelp.org or by calling 1-800-GAMBLER.