FLINTSTONE, Md. (December 14, 2016) – Rocky Gap Casino Resort, a subsidiary of Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN), is opening a high-limit slot machine area, adding 28 new gaming devices.
The resort extended to the exterior of the property, creating a 650-square-foot casino expansion with 28 slot machines. The games allow for wagers ranging from as high as $30 to $50 per game. The high-limit slot room offers majestic views of Evitts Mountain and picturesque Lake Habeeb. The property, which is located inside the Rocky Gap State Park, houses an award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, the only one of its kind in Maryland.
“The VIP slot room will include a refreshment area, upgraded luxury chairs and USB charging stations on each of the slot machine bases,” said Rocky Gap General Manager Skylar Dice. “These amenities will create a very comfortable slot experience.”
Dice said the space, which opens at 5 p.m. December 15, includes games provided by some of the gaming industry’s top developers, such as International Game Technology, Bally, WMS, Speilo, and Konami Gaming. The mixture of classic game titles includes “Top Dollar,” “Monte Carlo,” “Sphinx,” “Double Diamond” and “Double Double Gold.”
“Having a high-limit slot machine room is a feature that appeals to some of Rocky Gap’s guests and is an amenity that continues to establish our resort’s prominence in the Maryland gaming market,” Dice said. “We are happy to have this feature as we look forward to welcoming our guests who will be with us for the New Year’s celebration.”
Rocky Gap’s casino currently operates 634 slot machines and 18 table games.
About Rocky Gap Casino Resort
Rocky Gap Casino Resort is located in Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland, Maryland in the heart of Allegany County. This location features miles of hiking trails and incredible mountain views. Rocky Gap Casino Resort is a AAA 4-Diamond Award® and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort featuring a casino, hotel, events and conference center, Bonkerz Comedy Club, three restaurants and a deli, the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in Maryland, a spa, indoor pool, fitness center, pro shop, complimentary valet parking, individual parking, and several outdoor recreational activities. The casino features 634 slot machines, 18 table games and two casino bars. The 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. Rocky Gap Casino Resort is owned by Golden Entertainment, Inc. More information is available at www.rockygapcasino.com.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates gaming properties across two divisions – distributed gaming and casino operations. Golden Entertainment operates more than 12,000 gaming devices and nearly 30 table games in Nevada, Maryland and Montana. The Company owns four casino properties, more than 50 taverns and operates approximately 980 distributed gaming locations in multiple jurisdictions. Golden Entertainment is focused on leveraging its scale, market leadership and proven management capabilities to maximize profitability of its operations and value for its shareholders.
For Rocky Gap:
Director of Marketing & Hotel Operations
Rocky Gap Casino Resort
For Golden Entertainment:
Vice President of Corporate Communications