BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Casinos across the state still raked in some cash in March despite having to close halfway through the month because of the coronavirus.
Gov. Larry Hogan closed all casinos on March 16.READ MORE: Gov. Hogan Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives To COVID-19; Marks March 5 As Day Of Remembrance
For the 15 days they were in business, the casinos made nearly $70 million.READ MORE: Adult Entertainment Resumes In Baltimore Friday Afternoon After City Agrees To Lift COVID Restriction
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That is down more than $96 million, or 57 percent, compared to March of last year.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Public Schools To Allow Inner County Sporting Events Beginning Next Friday