MGM Poker Room, High On Volume

MGM National Harbor opened in Washington D.C. has given good reasons to smile to the authorities.


In just a week the casino has boosted the overall revenue of the City.

The MGM National Harbor casino was made involving the cost of $1.4 billion. The casino was started to do the business outside Washington, D.C. in the first week of December 2016. The casino started adding 39 tables to the market of Maryland’s poker. Despite the fact that the market had 85 tables already between three other Las Vegas-style poker rooms. Yet, it witnessed great turnout and generated revenue.

The statewide Poker in Maryland revenue during December 2016 was $3.88 million. In December 2015, figure was less than $3 million. According to estimation, new room has generated the revenue of $1.4 million.

Because of its great ambience and services, thousands of guests have got attracted toward this casino. Speaking about the ambience of MGM National Harbor Poker room, the manager of casino Johnny Grooms said, “The room has extremely great feel. When a person enters on the first floor, they get the feeling of Aria, with a little bit of Bellagio thrown in,”

Grooms said, “The volume here is big, and each day seems like a weekend day of big tournaments. Each day the rooms are either full or remain out of the seat. A waiting list of 100-150 names can be easily seen in some of the games present here. The volume is really big it is beyond my expectations.”

“It is hard to manage such long waiting list, but we do it skillfully. We remain in constant touch with the players and try our level best to provide seat to them as soon as possible. But, truly it is very-very tough to handle such volume.”