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Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland draws more than a dozen accolades, including best overall dining, in Casino Player’s Best of Dining & Nightlife 2024 awards

Selected by readers of the top national gaming industry publication, the Cordish Companies’ flagship location earns 15 first place honors

Hanover, Md. (May 10, 2024) – The Cordish Companies’Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland was once again recognized an industry leader with its win of BEST OVERALL DINING,along with 14 other first-place awards, by Casino Player Magazine and its readers. The state’s largest tourist destination earned top honors across its dining and entertainment venues in numerous categories including BEST STEAKHOUSE, BEST NEW RESTAURANT, and BEST PLACE TO SEE A CONCERT.

“Every decision we make, from the menus we offer at our restaurants, to the entertainment we showcase, is determined with our guests in mind,” said Ryan Eller, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. “When we earn recognition from Casino Player Magazine’s readers, it’s like receiving direct feedback from our guests. We are grateful for this honor and excited to continue to wow our guests every time they visit.”

The annual “Best of Dining & Nightlife” awards ask readers of Casino Player Magazine to vote for their favorite dining and entertainment options at casinos across the nation. Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland has earned first place wins across nearly all categories for 11 consecutive years.

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

  • Best Overall Dining 
  • Best New Restaurant: KOHO Korean BBQ House
  • Best Steakhouse: The Prime Rib 
  • Best Asian: Luk Fu 
  • Best Sushi: 8 at Luk Fu 
  • Best Burger Joint: Orchid Kitchen
  • Best Deli: Morty’s Delicatessen  
  • Best Coffee Shop: Luckies
  • Best Desserts: Luckies 
  • Best Romantic Restaurant: The Prime Rib 
  • Best Late-Night Dining: David’s Restaurant & Bar 
  • Best Sports Bar: Sports & Social Maryland 
  • Best Happy Hour: Sports & Social Maryland
  • Best Bartenders: David’s Restaurant & Bar Best Place to See a Concert: The HALL at Live! 


Learn more about Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland here.



About Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

The five-time AAA Four Diamond rated Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland opened in 2012 and is one of the largest and most luxurious commercial casinos in the country. It was recently named one of Newsweek’s top 10 Best Casinos with Live Entertainment 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 and was named one of the top 10 hotels in Maryland by U.S. News & World Report. Located between Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, and adjacent to the popular Arundel Mills Mall with free garage parking, 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 nearly 200 live action table games and 4,000 slot machines, a large Poker Room, two High Limit Rooms featuring onsite masseuse, and the Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio. The award-winning hotel features 310 luxury guest rooms, the luxurious Live! Spa offering an array of rejuvenating and age-defying spa treatments and five spa level hotel suites that include private in-room treatment areas, and The Cordish Art Collection complete with more than 40 pieces of contemporary art from world-renowned artists including Andy Warhol. Multiple dining options including Zagat-rated The Prime Rib and the County’s only Korean barbecue restaurant KOHO Korean BBQ House. Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland is owned and operated by a company that is affiliated with The Cordish Companies. More information can be found


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 Gaming & Entertainment; Commercial Real Estate; Entertainment Districts; Sports-Anchored Developments; Hotels; Residential Properties; Restaurants; 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. In gaming, The Cordish Companies has developed among the most successful casino hotel resorts in the world, including the Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos in Hollywood and Tampa, FL, Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland, Live! Casino Pittsburgh and Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. 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 (@cordishco).


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