CLOSE
Opening night at the Horseshoe casino, in Baltimore, MD.

Source: The Washington Post / Getty

Casinos aren’t only for gamblers, but there is entertainment value for non-gamblers as well – restaurants, live shows, retail, you name it. There has been an upsurge in casino’s opening in the DMV area and with great success.

Praise Baltimore Listen Live

But it looks like Horsehoe Casino, located right next to M and T Stadium in Southwest Baltimore, is the only casino in Maryland where revenue has dropped in the month of April. One may wonder if the increased violence has had a hand in that decline.

Altogether, the state’s six casinos pulled in nearly $143.5 million in April, with five posting year-over-year gains. The combined revenue grew by 5.7 percent compared with April 2017. Horseshoe, meanwhile, saw an 11.5 percent year-over-year decrease, with $21.7 million in earnings.

The casino is hoping to see a turnaround with upcoming plans to develop an entertainment district along Warner Street.

Catch Maurette on the all new “Sound of Praise with Maurette Brown Clark” show weekdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and make sure you follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @SOPmaurette!

Think you missed something? Click HERE to see more from “Sound of Praise!”

Want gospel news at your fingertips? Text BMORE to 52140 to join our text club!

The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews:

Sign Up For Our Newsletter!

Also On Praise 106.1:
17 Gospel Artists Who Call or Have Called the DMV-Area Home
47th Annual GMA Dove Awards - Arrivals
14 photos