Maryland's state slot program put in place by Maryland voters continues to increase revenue and add to the states pool of funds for Education to Small and Minority businesses.
Combined revenue reported for the states two casinos totaled nearly $14 million or $13,975,401.29. August total was $13,110,342.46. Hollywood Casino Perryville in Cecil County continued to bring in the bulk of revenue totaling $9,298,288.55. The Casino which opened September 27, 2010 close to the Delaware and Pennsylvania state borders was $206.63 per machine.
The Casino at Ocean Downs, which opened January 4, 2011 in Ocean City brought in $4,677,112.74 total for the month and $194.88 per machine.
The revenue is divided seven ways including 48.5 percent for the Education Trust Fund and down to 1.5 percent for Small, minority, and women-owned business programs.