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Once you get out of the DC area, you can drop by at the new Maryland Live Casino, which opened its doors in 2012. It is one of the biggest land-based casinos close to the DC area. The Maryland Live casino consists of thousands of slot machines, table games, and more. Another popular casino is Hollywood Casino in Perryville. About an hour from DC, this casino has more than 1500 slot games, video poker, and table games. Finally, given very high ratings, the third casino you can visit outside of DC is The Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Maryland, only a 2-hour drive from DC. With 200 rooms, 4 restaurants, swimming pools, and a golf course, patrons have stated that this is one of the best casinos in town, bar none.