Maryland Live! Casino and The Cordish Companies Ranked in Top Ten on the List of Top Corporate Philanthropists in the Baltimore Area
Hanover, MD (November 10, 2014) – Maryland Live! Casino and its owner/operator The Cordish Companies are ranked at #8 on the Top 25 Corporate Philanthropists in the Baltimore Area list, released by the Baltimore Business Journal. Moving up 15 spots from #23 in just one year, Maryland Live! and The Cordish Companies were recognized for total cash contributions of over $2.6 million to local charitable organizations in the Baltimore region in 2013. “The Cordish Companies and Maryland Live! are thrilled to once again be recognized as one of the top corporate philanthropists in the region,” said Joe Weinberg, Managing Partner of The Cordish Companies. “We believe that we have an obligation to be active participants in all the communities in which we operate, which is a key element of our corporate culture. Our ability to take a leadership role in the community and impact so many important organizations is something we are very proud of as a company, and something for which our Team Members can be equally as proud.” Maryland Live! Casino and The Cordish Companies have partnered with diverse groups of local charitable organizations, including Susan G. Komen Maryland; the USO; the Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County; the Casey Cares Foundation; Opportunity Builders; and the Anne Arundel Community College Foundation; to name a few. About Maryland Live! Casino Maryland Live! Casino is conveniently located at the Arundel Mills Mall, halfway between Baltimore and Washington, directly off the Baltimore-Washington Parkway at Arundel Mills Blvd. and Route 100 in Hanover, MD (Anne Arundel County), with easy access off I-95 at Route 100. Open 24/7, the $500+ million Maryland Live! Casino is one of the largest commercial casinos in the country with 189 live action table games, including Blackjack, Craps, Roulette, Mini-Baccarat, Fortune Pai Gow Poker Progressive, and a Poker Room; more than 4,200 of the latest slot machines; and two High Limit rooms. A variety of irresistible dining options include 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; Noodles Ramen Bar; and the new Luk Fu, featuring authentic South East Asian cuisine. A sizzling nightlife, including live entertainment at Rams Head Center Stage and the unique, interactive R Bar, completes the world-class gaming and entertainment experience. Other first-class amenities include the Shop Live! retail store; a bus lounge, and a secure covered 5,000-space parking garage with valet service, free self-parking and direct elevator access to the casino floor. Maryland Live! Casino is owned and operated 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’ 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 Real Estate Development, Gaming & Lodging and Entertainment Management. 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. Prime examples are The Cordish Companies’ prominent role in the redevelopment of Baltimore’s world famous Inner Harbor; Philadelphia, PA; Atlantic City, NJ; Charleston, SC; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO. In addition, The Cordish Companies has developed and operates multiple highly acclaimed entertainment destinations throughout the United States which welcome over 50 million visitors per year and are the most visited destinations in their respective regions. 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. www.cordish.com.