HANOVER, Md., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert J. Norton, President & General Manager of Maryland Live! Casino has announced that Travis G. Lamb has been named Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Maryland Live! Casino. Mr. Lamb has over 20 years of experience in the casino gaming industry, primarily in strategic planning & analysis and financial leadership positions.
As Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Lamb is responsible for overseeing all of the financial aspects of Maryland Live! Casino, including budgeting, revenue management, financial planning and analysis, accounting; information technology, and compliance with state and other external regulators. In addition to his financial duties, Mr. Lamb is heavily involved in all aspects of the property's day-to-day operations.
"I'm very pleased to welcome Travis to the Maryland Live! team," said Robert J. Norton, President & General Manager, Maryland Live! Casino. "His strong leadership style and financial expertise are a perfect fit for our organization as we move through the next phase of development."
Prior to joining Maryland Live! Casino, Mr. Lamb was the Vice President of Finance at Harrah's Chester Casino Racetrack in Pennsylvania. He also spent six years as Harrah's Eastern Division Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis, working with 10+ properties from Iowa to Atlantic City, including Canada and the Bahamas.
Mr. Lamb holds a bachelor's degree from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration and an MBA from New York University. He currently resides in West Chester, PA with his wife and three children.
About Maryland Live! Casino
Maryland Live! Casino is conveniently located at the Arundel Mills Mall, halfway between Baltimore and Washington, directly off the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Arundel Mills Blvd. and Route 100 in Hanover, MD (Anne Arundel County), with easy access off I-95 at Route 100. Open 24/7, the $500+ million Maryland Live! Casino is one of the largest commercial casinos in the country with 122 table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini-Baccarat and Fortune Pai Gow Poker; more than 4,300 of the latest slot machines; and two High Limit rooms. A new, state-of-the-art Poker Room with 52 traditional poker tables opens on August 28, 2013 (pending final regulatory approval). A variety of irresistible dining options, such as Bobby's Burger Palace, from celebrated chef Bobby Flay; The Cheesecake Factory®; Phillips® Seafood; the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; the multi-station Live! Buffet; and Noodles, an Asian wok and noodle bar; along with a sizzling nightlife, including live entertainment at Rams Head Center Stage and the unique, interactive R Bar, completes the world-class gaming and entertainment experience. Other first-class amenities include the Shop Live! retail store; a bus lounge, and a secure covered 5,000-space parking garage with valet service, free self-parking and direct elevator access to the casino floor. Maryland Live! Casino is owned and operated by The Cordish Companies.
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The Cordish Companies, now in its fourth generation of family ownership, is an international conglomerate of businesses, including one of the leading gaming, entertainment and real estate development companies in the United States. The company has diverse development expertise with divisions focused on Gaming & Lodging, Entertainment & Mixed-Use, Sports Anchored Districts, Shopping & Lifestyle Retail, Office and Residential. The Cordish Companies also owns and manages a diverse group of operating businesses, ranging from gaming, restaurants/clubs to live music promotion and film/media distribution. The company values itself on the quality of its operations, its long-term relationships, and high level of integrity in all of its endeavors.
The Cordish Companies is the largest and most successful developer of entertainment districts and concepts in the United States. In particular, the company has unparalleled experience in creating and revitalizing high-profile destinations in urban core locations. Many of The Cordish Companies' projects involve public/private partnerships and are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are the company's prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world-famous Inner Harbor; Atlantic City, NJ; Hollywood, FL; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Tampa FL; Kansas City, MO; and Towson, MD.
The Cordish Companies has received the highest possible national awards in its various area of expertise. In real estate, The Cordish Companies has received an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards of Excellence. www.cordish.com
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