The Maryland Lottery today announced Hollywood Casino Perryville’s revenue for October, its first full month of operation. The casino generated $11,394,697.61, bringing fiscal year-to-date revenue to $13,470,536.14 for the casino that opened on September 27, 2010. In October, the facility averaged nearly $245 per day per machine in gross gaming revenue. A Department of Legislative Services study projected gross gaming revenue of $210 per machine per day for the casino. Below is a detailed breakdown of the gross gaming revenue and fund disbursement for Hollywood Casino Perryville during October 2010:
|HOLLYWOOD CASINO PERRYVILLE
| Gross Gaming Revenue
||%|| October Revenue Breakdown
|Education Trust Fund||48.5||$5,526,428.34||$6,533,210.03|
|Horse Racing Purse Account||7||$797,628.83||$942,937.53|
|Local Impact Grants||5.5||$626,708.37||$740,879.49|
|Race Tracks Facility Renewal Account||2.5||$284,867.44||$336,763.40|
|Maryland Lottery (slots program regulators)||2||$227,893.96||$269,410.72|
|Small, minority and women-owend businesses||1.5||$170,920.46||$202,058.04|
To keep Marylanders informed and maintain integrity and transparency in its regulation of the state’s casinos, the Maryland Lottery will post monthly financial reports on slots revenues on its website, mdlottery.com
Hollywood Casino Perryville, located just off I-95 in Cecil County, offers 1,500 state-of-the-art slot machines, a grill and buffet, gift shop and parking for more than 1,600 vehicles.
Since its inception in 1973, the Maryland Lottery has awarded more than $17.7 billion in prizes to players and $11.7 billion in revenue to the State of Maryland. One of Maryland’s largest revenue sources, the Lottery supports important state programs and services including education, public safety and health, human resources and the environment. For more information, go to mdlottery.com.