Lothian is an unincorporated community in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
Lothian is a rural community in southern Anne Arundel County, Maryland, 12 miles southwest of Annapolis, Maryland, 24 miles east ofWashington, DC, and 31 miles south of Baltimore, Maryland.
In the 1950s, a bingo and slots machine parlor was opened in a warehouse at Waysons Corner, five miles west of Lothian but in the current Lothian postal zip code area. When gambling was outlawed in Maryland in the 1960s, Edward Wayson kept the bingo business running as Wayson's Bingo in a 750-seat hall. Las Vegas business magnate Steve Wynn, whose resorts on the Las Vegas Strip include The Mirage, Bellagio, Wynn, Treasure Island and Golden Nugget, got his start in gambling by managing the bingo hall here