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Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland Takes Home the Gold as Best Hotel/Resort Event Space in the Northeast by Northstars Meeting Group

HANOVER, MD – The Cordish Companies’ Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland has been recognized in five Northeast-specific categories by the Northstars Meeting Group Stella Awards. In addition to receiving the Gold Medal for Best Hotel/Resort Event Space, Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland earned a Silver Medal for Best Hotel/Resort; and Bronze Medals for Best Décor/Design, Best Food and Beverage, and Best Onsite Support Staff.

The Northstar Stella Awards are the only comprehensive awards program in the meetings industry that combines public, planner voting and third-party, objective planner judging. To be recognized as a Stella Award winner, you have to finish in the top three in the public voting in your category and rank highly with the judges who scored your category.

“While many of our guests view Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland as the premier tourist destination in the state, our offerings extend far beyond gaming and entertainment,” shared Cindy Jones, Vice President Sales & Marketing – Hospitality Division. “Our Team Members are committed to developing best-in-class events for both corporate conferences and private celebrations and to earn these recognitions from judges in the industry affirms that the experience we offer at The HALL at Live! is second to none.”

Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland is one of 242 industry leaders recognized as the world’s best hotels, airlines, convention and conference centers, cruise lines, destination marketing organizations and destination management companies. All winners are honored for consistent delivery of quality service and innovation to meeting and event professionals. The full list of winners can be found at

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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 40 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 oeprates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment, and hospitality destinations through 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 50 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