Legendary Astronaut Buzz Aldrin lands at Maryland Live! Casino on March 3 to launch a month-long "Trip To Space" promotion that's out of this world

Live! Rewards Members Can Earn Entries to WIN A TRIP TO SPACE and Over $400,000 in Prizes! Drawings Every Saturday in March!

Feb 24, 2016, 14:43 ET from Maryland Live! Casino

HANOVER, Md., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Houston, we have a promotion! Maryland Live! Casino is launching an out-of-this-world opportunity for casino customers to experience the trip of a lifetime during the "WIN A TRIP TO SPACE" promotion through March. Legendary astronaut BUZZ ALDRIN will make a special appearance during the evening of THURSDAY, MARCH 3, to officially launch the promotion, which is the first-of-its-kind ever presented by a gaming facility anywhere in the world.

"At Maryland Live!, we strive to provide our guests with an out-of-this-world experience every time they visit the Casino. This time, we are just doing it literally," said Mario Maesano, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Maryland Live! Casino. "We like to do things differently here. The Win a Trip to Space promotion is the first-of-its-kind in the industry and one that reflects the excitement and spontaneity that our customers have come to expect from Live!."

From March 1- 26, all Live! Rewards Card members can earn entries for a chance to Win a Trip to Space, via one of several companies currently testing their flight vehicles and subject to approvals by the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation. Drawings will take place every Saturday in March. Four trips total will be awarded.

Other prizes include Zero-Gravity Flights; Trips to Kennedy Space Center in Florida; Virtual Reality Goggles; Telescopes; and Free Play. For rules and details, visit www.marylandlivecasino.com or stop by the Live! Rewards Club on the casino floor.

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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 more than 200 live action table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Baccarat, Pai Gow, and a Poker Room; approximately 4,000 of the latest slot machines; and two High Limit rooms. A variety of irresistible dining options include 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; Noodles, featuring traditional Ramen noodles, bánh mì sandwiches and phð soups; Luk Fu, serving authentic South East Asian cuisine; and Morty's Delicatessen, a traditional New York-style deli. 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! is owned and operated by a company that is affiliated with The Cordish Companies. Call 855-5MD-LIVE (855-563-5483); or visit www.marylandlivecasino.com or www.myliveonlinecasino.com Follow Maryland Live! Casino on Facebook and Twitter. For employment opportunities, visit www.jobsatmarylandlivecasino.com.

About The Cordish Companies
The Cordish Companies' origins date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of privately-held, family ownership. During the past ten decades, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in Real Estate Development, Gaming & Hospitality, Entertainment Management and International Urban Planning & Development. One of the largest and most respected developers in the world, The Cordish Companies has been awarded an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards for Excellence for public-private developments that are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies' prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 50 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the family's core values of quality, entrepreneurial spirit, long-term personal relationships and integrity. As a testimony to the long-term vision of its family leadership, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business it has created. For more information visit www.cordish.com.

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