Maryland Live! Casino Unveils Final 1,043 Slot Machines and Electronic Table Games; Becomes Third Largest Commercial Casino in the Country With 4,750 Total Slot Positions

High Limit Slots Room, Shop Live! Retail Store and Bus Lounge Highlight "Phase II" Grand Opening of $500+ Million Gaming and Entertainment Destination

Sep 12, 2012, 15:11 ET from Maryland Live! Casino

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ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Live! Casino today celebrated the grand opening of "Phase II" of the $500+ million gaming and entertainment destination with the unveiling of the final 1,043 new slot machines and electronic table games. With a total of 4,750 slot positions, Maryland Live! Casino becomes the third largest commercial casino in the country.

The final portion of the casino floor features a mix of the latest games and classic favorites, including some new games not previously offered, such as Deal or No Deal, Zorro, Phantom, Top Dollar, Red Hot Fusion, Mississippi Stud, Ultimate Texas Hold 'Em and 4-Card Poker. A dedicated High Limit Slots Room, the Shop Live! retail store, a comfortable bus lounge for large and small groups, and other first-class amenities highlight the final phase of development.

"We are pleased to open our second phase well ahead of schedule. Maryland Live! Casino now offers more gaming, more entertainment, more amenities and more convenient covered parking," said Joe Weinberg, Managing Partner, Maryland Live! Casino. "We've received tremendous feedback from our customers about how easy it is to get to our facility, the convenience of our covered parking and how much they enjoy the world-class gaming, dining and entertainment offered at Maryland Live!"

Maryland Live! Casino broke ground on January 27, 2011 and opened Phase I of the facility on June 6, 2012, with 3,176 slot machines and electronic table games, including a High Limit room; nationally-acclaimed restaurant brands, including Bobby's Burger Palace, The Cheesecake Factory® and Phillips® Seafood; the multi-station Live! Buffet; Noodles, an Asian wok and noodle bar; the R Bar, a unique, interactive bar inspired by the game of Roulette; and a 5,000-space covered parking garage with direct access to the casino floor.

Phase II openings between July and August 2012 included an additional 531 slot machines and electronic table games and Rams Head Center Stage, a 500-seat state-of-the-art performance venue, featuring live entertainment nightly.

In late Fall 2012, local legendary steak house, The Prime Rib®, will open to complete the Live! experience.

Live! Rewards

To commemorate the Phase II opening, Maryland Live! Casino is giving Live! Rewards Players Club members a chance to win some incredible prizes:

Members can win their share of over $100,000 in cash and prizes during the $100,000 Cash & Prize Sweepstakes, September 14-16. Through September 30, Cruise Live! offers members a chance to win one of 50 Caribbean cruises, provided by Royal Caribbean Cruises. Grand prize drawings will be held on September 30. In addition, the casino will be giving away 21 cars over 21 days, plus $100,000 in prizes, during Drive Live!, October 1-29. Players can earn entries now through October 29 for a chance to win one of 21 cars from Antwerpen Auto, the official auto partner of Maryland Live! Casino.

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Maryland Live! Casino is open 8 a.m.2 a.m., Sunday – Thursday; and 8 a.m.4 a.m., Friday and Saturday.

About Maryland Live! Casino

Located at the Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover, MD (Anne Arundel County), the $500+ million Maryland Live! Casino is the third largest commercial casino in the country with 4,750 of the latest state-of-the-art slot machines and electronic table games, including two High Limit rooms; a variety of irresistible dining options, such as Bobby's Burger Palace, from celebrated chef Bobby Flay, The Cheesecake Factory®, Phillips® Seafood, The Prime Rib® (coming soon), the multi-station Live! Buffet, and Noodles, an Asian wok and noodle bar; Rams Head Center Stage, featuring live entertainment nightly; and the R Bar, a unique, interactive bar inspired by the game of Roulette. Other first-class amenities include the Shop Live! retail store; a bus lounge, and a secure covered 5,000-space parking garage with direct access to the casino floor. Maryland Live! Casino was developed by The Cordish Companies.

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About Cordish

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.

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