November 05, 2020
PBR COUNTRY BAR ANNOUNCES NEWEST LOCATION TO OPEN AT LIVE! CASINO IN WESTERN PABorn from the toughest sport on dirt, PBR Pittsburgh joins the lineup of dining and entertainment experiences at Live! Casino
GREENSBURG, PA (November 5, 2020) – The Cordish Companies and Professional Bull Riders (PBR) today announced the newest location of the wildly popular PBR Country Bar – PBR Pittsburgh – will open at Live! Casino next year as part of a second phase of openings.
PBR Pittsburgh joins the lineup of dining and entertainment experiences including Sports & Social Steel City, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant and social lounge, featuring a FanDuel sportsbook, and Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen + Bar, from the national award-winning chef and TV personality. The non-stop gaming action also includes 750 slots and approximately 30 live action table games.
Born from the toughest sport on dirt, the iconic PBR Country Bar is a powerhouse concept that brings an authentic country experience to visitors, marrying an electric combination of “cowboy cool” and big-time entertainment. PBR Pittsburgh at Live! Casino will be located on the second floor of the 100,000-square-foot facility and feature the area’s only professionally endorsed mechanical riding bull, private VIP booths and the best in country music.
“We want people to have fun at Live! Casino, and PBR Pittsburgh is going to make sure they do,” said Live! Casino General Manager Sean Sullivan. “It’s going to be a remarkable venue. Keeping the safety of our guests top of mind, we can’t wait to welcome everyone to PBR for a first-class entertainment experience when it opens next year.”
“Branded sports bars are a very difficult concept to sustain, yet 12 years after opening the first PBR Country Bar, our concept is still expanding thanks to an extraordinary partnership with The Cordish Companies,” said PBR Commissioner Sean Gleason. “We are thrilled to open PBR Pittsburgh at Live! Casino to entertain guests safely and introduce them to the fun-loving PBR brand.”
PBR Pittsburgh at Live! Casino joins nine other successful locations around the country including Baltimore, MD; Hampton, VA; Louisville, KY; St. Louis, MO; Kansas City, MO; Arlington, TX in the Arlington Entertainment District; Atlanta, GA; Norfolk, VA; and Philadelphia, PA in the heart of the Philadelphia Sports Complex.
Live! Casino will be part of the popular 1.3-million-square-foot Westmoreland Mall development, located in Hempfield Township directly off Route 30. The $150 million gaming and entertainment destination is set to open November 24th in Westmoreland County, approximately 30 miles from downtown Pittsburgh.
To prepare for opening, Live! Casino has developed a comprehensive Play It Safe plan which focuses on masking, temperature checks, social distancing, and repeated cleaning of high-traffic areas, slot machines and table game equipment. Signage will also be located throughout the facility to underscore all safety requirements.
Live! Casino is now hiring for select positions at PBR Pittsburgh. For complete information and job listings, visit www.workatlive.com.
About Live! Casino Pittsburgh
Opening to the general public on November 24, 2020, Live! Casino Pittsburgh is a $150 million first-class gaming and entertainment destination located in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, PA, approximately 30 miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Conveniently situated directly off Route 30 at the popular Westmoreland Mall, the 100,000-square-foot facility will feature 750 slots and approximately 30 live action table games; a FanDuel Sportsbook; plus, nationally-recognized restaurants and live entertainment venues, including Sports & Social Steel City, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant, gaming venue and social lounge that will offer guests the ultimate sports fan experience. In addition, Guy Fieri’s American Kitchen + Bar, from national award-winning chef and TV personality Guy Fieri, will offer a creative menu of Guy’s signature sandwiches, burgers and cocktails. Live! Casino is being developed, owned and managed by Stadium Casino Westmoreland RE, LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the premier developer of Live! dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. Visit Pittsburgh.livecasinohotel.com. For job opportunities, visit WorkatLive.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram - @livecasinopittsburgh
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 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. 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 55 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 www.cordish.com or follow us on Twitter.
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About PBR (Professional Bull Riders)
PBR is the world’s premier bull riding organization. More than 700 bull riders compete in more than 200 events annually across the televised PBR Unleash the Beast Tour (UTB), which features the top 35 bull riders in the world; the PBR Pendleton Whisky Velocity Tour (PWVT); the PBR Touring Pro Division (TPD); and the PBR’s international circuits in Australia, Brazil, Canada and Mexico. PBR’s digital assets include RidePass, which is home to Western sports. PBR is a subsidiary of IMG, a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media. For more information, visit PBR.com, or follow on Facebook at Facebook.com/PBR, Twitter at Twitter.com/PBR, and YouTube at YouTube.com/PBR.
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