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Rocky Gap Slots booming

November 4th, 2016 by WCBC Radio

Rocky Gap Casino Resort generated more than $4.7 million in October, a 12.1 percent year-over-year increase that was the most among the state's five casinos, which combined to make more than $95 million for the month.

Revenue at Rocky Gap from both slot machines and table games totaled $4,721,392. Last month, the casino generated nearly $4.5 million.

 

The resort operates 634 slot machines and 17 table games. Gross gaming revenue per unit per day was $204.96 for slot machines and $1,306.62 for banked table games.

Rocky Gap's revenue increased by $510,213 from October 2015.

 

Casino contributions to the state go to the Maryland Education Trust Fund and also support small-, minority- and women-owned businesses, local impact grants and the state’s horse racing industry.

In Allegany County, the funds benefit Opportunity Scholarships for students attending Allegany College of Maryland and Frostburg State University, local fire companies, board of education capital programs and the county’s pay-as-you-go account.

Maryland Lottery and Gaming is responsible for oversight of the state’s casinos.

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