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The Cordish Companies’ Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland Earns Top Accolades in Casino Player Magazine’s 2020 ‘Best of Dining & Nightlife’ Awards

AAA Four Diamond-Rated Luxury Destination Received 10 Wins including ‘Best Overall Dining’, ‘Best Overall Entertainment’ and more

The Cordish Companies’ Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland earned top honors for dining and entertainment offerings, including BEST OVERALL DINING, by readers of the leading national gaming industry publication, Casino Player Magazine. The AAA Four Diamond-rated luxury gaming & entertainment destination dominated the Maryland casino category, taking a total of ten top prizes.

The magazine’s annual “Best of Dining & Nightlife” Awards invites readers to vote for their favorite dining and entertainment offerings at casinos around the country. Since opening in 2012, Live! Casino & Hotel has consistently ranked in the top spot for most major categories.

This year in Maryland, readers gave Live! Casino & Hotel top honors for:

  • Best Overall Dining
  • Best Overall Entertainment
  • Best Overall Service
  • Best Steakhouse, The Prime Rib
  • Best Romantic Restaurant, The Prime Rib
  • Best Nightclub, THE HALL at Live!
  • Best Deli, *Morty’s Delicatessen
  • Best Late Night Dining, *Morty’s Delicatessen
  • Best Coffee Shop, *Luckies
  • Best Place for Cocktails, *Lobby Bar

*Currently Morty’s, Luckies and the Lobby Bar are closed due to the enhanced health and safety measures taken at Live! Casino & Hotel to promote social distancing and adhere to the latest guidance by the CDC and local health authorities.

“As a true entertainment destination, Live! offers our guests much more than table games and slots – we have award-winning cuisine, top musical and comedy performances, luxury accommodations and more. Receiving this recognition from Casino Player Magazine’s readers shows that they value the full experience,” said Anthony Faranca, General Manager, Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland.

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About Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

The AAA Four Diamond rated Live! Casino & Hotel is one of the largest commercial casinos in the country, located in the Washington DC/Baltimore corridor, just off I-95, Route 100 and the B/W Parkway at Arundel Mills. Open 24/7/365, the property features more than 200 live action table games, including a Poker Room; approximately 4,000 slot machines; two High Limit rooms; and the Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio. Guests can enjoy award-winning accommodations, including 310 luxury guest rooms; the Live! Spa; world-class dining, featuring the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; David’s, featuring global cuisine; Bobby’s Burger Palace, from celebrated chef Bobby Flay; The Cheesecake Factory®; Luk Fu and 8 at Luk Fu, serving authentic sushi and Asian cuisine; Morty’s Deli; Latin cuisine at En Vivo; the Orchid Kitchen; and Luckies, offering Starbucks coffee, pastries, and Italian gelato; and a sizzling nightlife, including nightly entertainment at Live! Center Stage; the R Bar; and The Lobby Bar at David’s. The Hall @ Live!, a 4,800-seat, three-story multi-use concert and event venue, featuring 40,000-square-feet of customizable meeting space and up to 1,600 banquet seating, with a performance lineup of headline entertainment, completes the Live! experience. Enjoy secure covered parking with valet service and a free self-park garage with Park Assist® and direct elevator access to the casino floor. For reservations, call 443-445-2929, or book online at Live! Casino & Hotel is owned and operated by a company that is affiliated with The Cordish Companies. Call 855-5MD-LIVE (855-563-5483); or visit or Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For employment opportunities, visit

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 Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Gaming; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; International Development; Coworking Spaces; and Private Equity. 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. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations throughout the United States, many falling under The Cordish Companies’ Live! Brand, highly regarded as one of the premier entertainment brands in the country. In gaming, The Cordish Companies has developed among the most successful casino hotel resorts in the world including the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa and Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Welcoming over 55 million visitors per year, these developments are among the highest profile dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. 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 or follow us on Twitter.

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