ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Maryland -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Maryland Live! Casino 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.
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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