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Dec 6, 2021

Cordish to sell 3 casino properties for $1.8B, then lease them back

The Cordish Companies is selling three of its casino properties — including Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover — for $1.81 billion and then leasing them back, an increasingly popular arrangement in the gaming industry. The buyer is Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania. The other two properties in the transaction are Live! […]

Nov 12, 2020

Ex-employees sue casino, allege hostile environment, retaliation

Maryland Live! gave short shrift to a casino employee’s claims of being barraged by a loyal customer’s misogynistic and racist slurs and then fired her  — and her co-worker husband – after she threatened to go to the personnel department with her “hostile environment” allegation, the couple alleges in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. Nicole […]

Feb 1, 2018

PHOTOS: New Live! Casino Hotel’s new recruitment center

Live! Casino Hotel’s recruitment center is in Arundel Mills Mall. The recruitment center is open 7 days a week and hosting weekly job fairs now scheduled through April 19th. Specific hours and times can be found on their website at

Oct 17, 2016

PHOTO: ‘Cake Boss’ marks groundbreaking of Md. casino’s hotel

Buddy Valastro, owner of Carlo’s Bakery and personality on TLC’s “Cake Boss” series, on Friday unveiled a cake made to look like a hotel now under construction at Maryland Live! Casino in Anne Arundel County. The new hotel will add an additional 350,000 square feet of space to Maryland Live. The 310-room hotel will be 17 […]

Jun 27, 2016

Cordish eyes fall start for $200M Maryland Live hotel construction

Cordish Cos. plans to start construction on a $200 million expansion of its Maryland Live Casino in Hanover this fall. The plans call for a 17-story hotel tower that will be the largest in Anne Arundel County. Live Hotel will provide 310 rooms, an event center and day spa/salon. Baltimore-based Cordish hopes to break ground […]

Dec 1, 2015

Report: MGM National Harbor casino could hurt Maryland Live

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A Wall Street firm predicts a new wave of casino expansion in the Northeastern U.S. will lead to more casino closings in Atlantic City and harm to casinos in Maryland. Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Monday it expects the eight new casinos, altogether worth $5 billion, that will be […]

Oct 7, 2015

4 Maryland casinos post revenue increases in September

Four of Maryland’s five casinos posted revenue gains of at least 5 percent in September. The figures, which were released Tuesday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, reveal casino revenues totaled $87.4 million, an increase of $5 million over the same month last year. The statistics also reveal that Maryland Live generated the […]

Sep 22, 2015

Man pleads guilty to robbing Maryland Live casino patrons

BALTIMORE — A Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to robbing casino patrons at gunpoint after following them home. Jose Hector Laguerre, 47, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit robbery Monday in federal court in Baltimore. He faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison at sentencing Jan. 5. According to his plea agreement, Laguerre […]

Horseshoe slots
Jan 22, 2015

Senate questions slot machine reductions

Senators want to understand the implications of requests to reduce slot machines at three Maryland Casinos

Dec 3, 2014

Maryland Live makes its case against ‘dealer school’ suit

Attendees of Maryland Live’s “dealer school” were not employees during a 12-week training program in part because the casino did not gain any immediate benefit from their work, lawyers for the casino have argued in an attempt to dismiss a would-be class action lawsuit.

Oct 14, 2014

Lawsuit: Maryland Live dealer school actually unpaid job training

A class-action lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges Maryland Live's "dealer school" was actually an employee training course in disguise, allowing the casino to not pay attendees for participating in the program.

Baltimore Horseshoe Casino Grand Opening
Oct 6, 2014

Horseshoe’s first month: record for state, drop for other venues

Maryland Live retains the top spot, although its revenues were eaten into by the state's newest casino.

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