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Maryland Live! Casino Goes Live 24/7 As 24-Hour Gaming In Maryland Commences

HANOVER, Md., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland Live! Casino commenced 24-hour gaming today at 8:00 a.m. when Robert J. Norton, President and General Manager, unlocked the doors for the final time. Casino customers can now enjoy non-stop gaming and entertainment at the third largest commercial casino in the country 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

"It's a very exciting day for the gaming industry in the State of Maryland and for all of us at Maryland Live!," said Robert J. Norton, President and General Manager, Maryland Live! Casino. "We look forward to providing our guests with world-class gaming and entertainment experiences around the clock, while also preparing to add more than 150 live table games in the coming months."

Until today, Maryland Live! Casino was required to close at 2 a.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 4 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Now, casino customers can play round-the-clock on 4,750 state-of-the-art slot machines and electronic table games.

In January 2013, construction teams will begin making the modifications necessary to add more than 150 live table games to the casino floor, including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps ,Sic Bo, Baccarat and Poker. Recruitment efforts are well underway for the addition of approximately 1,200 new employees at Maryland Live! in all departments, including approximately 800 dealers. Job descriptions and requirements for available positions are posted online at www.jobsatmarylandlivecasino.com.

About Maryland Live! Casino
Now Live! 24/7. Located at the Arundel Mills Mall in Hanover, MD (Anne Arundel County), the $500+ million Maryland Live! Casino is the third largest commercial casino in the country with 4,750 of the latest state-of-the-art slot machines and electronic table games, including two High Limit rooms; a variety of irresistible dining options, such as Bobby's Burger Palace, from celebrated chef Bobby Flay; The Cheesecake Factory®; Phillips® Seafood; the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; the multi-station Live! Buffet; and Noodles, an Asian wok and noodle bar; Rams Head Center Stage, featuring live entertainment nightly; and the R Bar, a unique, interactive bar inspired by the game of Roulette. Other first-class amenities include the Shop Live! retail store; a bus lounge, and a secure covered 5,000-space parking garage with direct access to the casino floor. Maryland Live! Casino was developed by The Cordish Companies.

Call 855-5MD-LIVE (855-563-5483); or visit www.marylandlivecasino.com or www.myliveonlinecasino.com Follow Maryland Live! Casino on Facebook and Twitter. For employment opportunities, visit www.jobsatmarylandlivecasino.com.

About Cordish
The Cordish Companies, now in its fourth generation of family ownership, is an international conglomerate of businesses, including one of the leading gaming, entertainment and real estate development companies in the United States. The company has diverse development expertise with divisions focused on Gaming & Lodging, Entertainment & Mixed-Use, Sports Anchored Districts, Shopping & Lifestyle Retail, Office and Residential. The Cordish Companies also owns and manages a diverse group of operating businesses, ranging from gaming, restaurants/clubs to live music promotion and film/media distribution. The company values itself on the quality of its operations, its long-term relationships, and high level of integrity in all of its endeavors.

The Cordish Companies is the largest and most successful developer of entertainment districts and concepts in the United States. In particular, the company has unparalleled experience in creating and revitalizing high-profile destinations in urban core locations. Many of The Cordish Companies' projects involve public/private partnerships and are of unique significance to the cities in which they are located. Prime examples are the company's prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore's world-famous Inner Harbor; Atlantic City, NJ; Hollywood, FL; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Tampa FL; Kansas City, MO; and Towson, MD.

The Cordish Companies has received the highest possible national awards in its various area of expertise. In real estate, The Cordish Companies has received an unprecedented seven Urban Land Institute Awards of Excellence. www.cordish.com.

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