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Hanover, MD (September 21, 2022) - Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland today announced the expansion of its luxurious Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio, following a complete redesign of the space which added 150 new slot machines to the venue. With its indoor-outdoor feel, the new Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio now doubled in size, features additional slot machines, sports betting kiosks, bar-top games, stage area for live performances, a high-end collection of cigars and liquor for purchase, additional comfortable lounge seating, and added restrooms. 


Beyond the expansion of the space, the venue will showcase brand-new TVs and LED screens, 300 total slot machines, and an improved exhaust and air ventilation system. The Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio continues to offer live action table games including Blackjack, Baccarat, Craps and Roulette, Video Poker, and more.


“The Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio was the first of its kind in Maryland and this significant expansion is the result of its popularity with our guest and allows us to provide them with an enhanced gaming experience in an updated and inviting open-air space,” shared Rob Norton, president of Cordish Gaming Group.


Symbolizing wealth and fortune, the Orchid, the lounge’s namesake, is one of the most significant flowers in Asian culture. This outdoor space is interspersed with visually stunning features representing the four elements, Earth, Air, Fire and Water.


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About Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

The four-time AAA Four Diamond rated Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland is one of the largest and most luxurious commercial casinos in the country. Offering guests a range of activities including gaming, entertainment, world-class dining and hotel accommodations, Live! Casino & Hotel is consistently ranked the top tourist attraction in the state. Located between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, and adjacent to the popular Arundel Mills Mall, the property features one of the area’s biggest entertainment venues, The HALL at Live!, along with Maryland’s #1 Sportsbook with partner FanDuel at Sports & Social Maryland. Other amenities include 183 live action table games, a large Poker Room, approximately 4,000 slot machines, two High Limit Rooms, and the Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio. The award-winning hotel features 310 luxury guest rooms and The Cordish Art Collection complete with more than 40o pieces of contemporary art from world-renowned artists including Andy Warhol. Multiple dining options and guest services round out the experience at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland is owned and operated by a company that is affiliated with The Cordish Companies. More information can be found at 

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. 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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For Further Information:

Renee Mutchnik
Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland
(410) 979-9035 

Sarah Orzach
Stanton Communications
(410) 707-2466