The FanDuel group and the Cordish companies bring America’s No.1 bookmaker to life! Casino & Hotel Maryland

HANOVER, Md., Dec. 10, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, FanDuel Group and The Cordish Companies opened a FanDuel Sportsbook in Sports & Social Maryland at Live! Casino & Hotel in the Baltimore / Washington corridor, signifying the premier FanDuel sportsbook in the state.

“Today marks the culmination of more than a year of efforts to get sports betting operational here in the state of Maryland,” said Governor Larry Hogan. As well as allowing Marylanders to bet on football, basketball and more, sports betting will also help keep more dollars in the state and provide another vital source of income for public education without increasing. family and small business taxes. “

To mark this momentous occasion for sports betting legality in the state of Maryland, Professional Football Hall of Fame member Ed Reed opened the all new FanDuel Sportsbook at Sports & Social Maryland at 9:30 a.m. and participated in a inauguration ceremony. , by placing a first ceremonial bet. Reed placed a $ 20 Moneyline bet on Dustin Poirier to win UFC 269.

The FanDuel Sportsbook is located inside Live! The friendly sports lounge at Casino & Hotel Maryland, Sports & Social Maryland. The 14,000 square foot sports lounge features a 100 foot wide multimedia screen as the centerpiece for some of the best sports in the area. Sports & Social Maryland also has two main bars, luxury seating and VIP areas surrounded by the largest casino in the state of Maryland. The FanDuel Sportsbook is the perfect complement to Sports & Social Maryland and will feature ten IGT PlaySports betting windows and 31 self-service betting terminals.

“The combination of two major brands – Live! best known for our premier entertainment venues, and FanDuel for its leader in sports betting – will provide an unparalleled experience for sports betting fans in the state of Maryland, ”said Rob Norton, president of Cordish Global Gaming. and life! Casino. “The launch of the FanDuel Sportsbook, at the heart of Sports & Social Maryland, has been highly anticipated and will provide our guests with the ultimate fan experience.”

Maryland is the 13th state where FanDuel offers retail sports betting sites while Maryland now joins Arizona, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Sports bettors and customers visiting Live! The Casino & Hotel Maryland will be able to enjoy a FanDuel Sportsbook retail experience that fans in other states have grown to love, featuring an incredible game day atmosphere with betting options available through a variety of events. sportsmen. FanDuel provides its proprietary risk and trading technology that leverages the IGT PlaySports platform to offer betting on all major US sports including professional football, basketball, baseball, tennis, MMA, football, golf, motorsport racing and more.

“Our successful partnership continues to expand with today’s launch marking our second state and third location with The Cordish Companies,” said Keith Wall, vice president of retail, FanDuel Group. “We are excited to extend our business footprint to our 13th state by bringing the FanDuel Sportsbook to a world-class casino in the heart of Maryland. ”

For those new to sports betting, FanDuel offers onsite customer service experts who will guide customers through the sports betting process, as well as a online betting guide to help customers learn the ins and outs of legal sports betting. FanDuel is also the industry leader in promoting responsible gaming. They provide their on-site staff with responsible betting training, including offering customer support services through its Safe play site.

FanDuel Group, in partnership with The Cordish Companies and Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland, plans to offer online sports betting in Maryland pending legal and regulatory approvals.

About the FanDuel groupFanDuel Group is an innovative sports technology and entertainment company changing the way consumers interact with their favorite sports, teams and leagues. The leading gaming destination in the United States, FanDuel Group consists of a portfolio of leading brands in gaming, sports betting, daily fantasy sports, early deposit betting and television / media, including FanDuel, Stardust and TVG. FanDuel Group is present in 50 states and over 12 million customers. The company is headquartered in New York City with offices in California, New Jersey, Florida, Oregon, Georgia and Scotland. FanDuel Group is a subsidiary of Flutter Entertainment plc, a leading international sports betting and gaming operator and a component of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange.

About Cordish CompaniesThe origins of the Cordish Companies date back to 1910 and encompass four generations of private family ownership. Over the past decade, The Cordish Companies has grown into a global leader in commercial real estate; Entertainment districts; Developments rooted in sport; Game ; Hotels; Residential properties; Restaurants; International Development; Coworking spaces; and Private Equity. One of the world’s largest and most respected developers, The Cordish Companies has received seven unprecedented awards of excellence from the Urban Land Institute for public-private developments of unique importance to the cities in which they are situated. The Cordish Companies has developed and operates highly acclaimed dining, entertainment and hospitality destinations across the United States, many of which report to The Cordish Companies’ Live! Brand highly regarded as one of the country’s leading entertainment brands. Welcoming more than 55 million visitors a year, these developments are among the country’s premier dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports destinations. Over the generations, The Cordish Companies has remained true to the core family values ​​of quality, entrepreneurship, long-term personal relationships and integrity. A testament to the long-term vision of her family management, The Cordish Companies still owns and manages virtually every business they started. For more information visit or follow us on Twitter.

“The Cordish Companies”, “The Cordish Company” and “Cordish” are trademarks used under license by independent companies, statutory liability companies and partnerships (“Cordish Entities”). Each Cordish entity is a separate, single-purpose legal entity that is solely responsible for its obligations and responsibilities. No common transaction or financial interdependence, and no mix of assets or liabilities of the Cordish Entities exists, or should be deemed to exist, due to the potential common reference to several independent entities operating under the names “Cordish”, “ The Cordish Enterprises “or” The Cordish Company “here or elsewhere.

About Live! Casino & Hotel MarylandThe AAA Four Diamond ranking live! Casino & Hotel is one of the nation’s largest commercial casinos, located on the Washington DC / Baltimore corridor, just off I-95, Route 100, and the B / W Parkway at Arundel Mills. Open 24/7, the establishment offers over 200 live table games, including a poker room; around 4,000 slot machines; two High Limit rooms; and the Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio. Guests can enjoy award-winning accommodations, including 310 deluxe rooms; a world-class restaurant, with the # 1 Zagat rated steakhouse, The Prime Rib®; celebrity chef Bobby Flay’s Bobby’s Burger Palace; The Cheesecake Factory®; Luk Fu and 8 at Luk Fu, serving authentic sushi and Asian cuisine; Morty’s Deli; Latin cuisine at En Vivo; the kitchen with orchids; and Luckies, featuring Starbucks coffee, Italian pastries and ice cream. The Hall at Live !, a 4,800-seat, three-story, multi-purpose concert and events venue, with 40,000 square feet of customizable meeting space and up to 1,600 banquet seats, with a performance range of entertainment on the front page, complete the Live! experience. Benefit from secure covered parking with valet service and free self-parking with Park Assist® and direct elevator access to the casino floor. To reserve, call 443-445-2929 or reserve online at Live! Casino & Hotel is owned and operated by an affiliate of The Cordish Companies. Call 855-5MD-LIVE (855-563-5483); or visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For job opportunities, visit

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