LOCATION: Located in Western Maryland’s Allegany County, Rocky Gap Casino Resort overlooks Lake Habeeb and Rocky Gap State Park, and is 8.1 miles from Cumberland, Maryland. The property is just over two hours from Pittsburgh, Baltimore and Washington, DC.
HISTORY: The Rocky Gap Resort and golf course was developed in 1998 by the Maryland Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO), an agency created in 1984 that allows the state of Maryland to directly own or develop property for economic benefit. The facility opened in April 1998.
A casino license was awarded in April 2012 to a subsidiary of Lakes Entertainment of Minnetonka, Minnesota, which completed purchase of the existing resort, including the 200-room lakeside lodge, the Jack Nicklaus-designed 18-hole golf course, and other features, from the state in August 2012. The renamed Rocky Gap Casino Resort opened on May 22, 2013, with 558 slot machines and 10 live table games.
In August 2015, Lakes merged with Golden Gaming, with the new company named Golden Entertainment. The casino now features 631 slot machines and 19 table games.
OVERVIEW: Nestled in the mountains of Western Maryland, in the middle of the picturesque Rocky Gap State Park, Rocky Gap Casino Resort is a AAA 4-Diamond AwardÂ® and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort featuring a casino, hotel, event and conference center.
ACCOMODATIONS: The 198 graciously appointed guest rooms and suites offer breathtaking views of the mountains and lake. Guests can also enjoy complimentary wireless Internet, indoor swimming pool, spa and fitness center, complimentary self-parking and valet parking and four restaurants and lounges. Rocky Gap Casino Resort is a smoke-free property.
- LB’s Place – Cumberland’s top destination for uniquely crafted American cuisine, LB’s Place is an upscale dining experience, and a favorite for tourists visiting the region.
- Signature Bar & Grill â€“ Signatures offers full-service dining and drinks, in addition to great views, a relaxing atmosphere and outdoor seating on the patio.
- Lakeside Restaurant â€“ Lakeside offers affordable and stylish buffet dining with a breathtaking view. Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
- A Little Munch â€“ Located in the hotel lobby, A Little Munch offers specialty coffees, pastries and sandwiches, in addition to a full-service bar.
GAMING: The 24-hour casino features 662 slot machines, 17 table games and a casino bar.
GOLF: Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the scenic vistas and shimmering mountain lake offer the perfect backdrop for this award-winning, Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course. The Rocky Gap golf course was included in GolfWeek magazine’s list of the best courses to play in Maryland and best casino courses, as well as featured in Golf Digest’s list of America’s 36 Best Buddies-Trip Destinations. This 7,000-yard, 18-hole, par-72 course is the host course for the PGA Quarter Century Championship in 2016 and has hosted numerous PGA and NCAA events.
ENTERTAINMENT: Signatures Bar & Grill offers live entertainment, great views, delicious food and a multi-screen video wall for premium sports viewing needs.
Larger concerts and events perform at the Allegheny Event Center, or outdoors on the driving range.
MEETINGS: Rocky Gap Casino Resort and its Allegheny Event Center is an ideal location to host company workshops, conferences and seminars, as well as business meetings and group retreats. The resort provides more than 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, with event coordinators ready to orchestrate every meticulous detail of a meeting or special event. The event center features a room with ceiling heights up to 21 feet that can be divided into two smaller rooms, easily accommodating up to 400. There are two additional 600-square-foot meeting rooms, plus the Lakeside reception area offering beautiful views of the lake, an executive boardroom, two private dining rooms, the Golfview Pavilion and restaurants with indoor and outdoor seating.
ADDITIONAL AMENITIES: Complimentary parking
State-of-the-art A/V equipment and presentation needs
Full-service spa, salon and fitness center