Bernard Myers Named Director Of Banquets For Live! Casino & Hotel

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Bernard Myers Named Director Of Banquets For Live! Casino & Hotel

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HANOVER, Md., April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Live! Casino & Hotel today announced that BERNARD MYERS has been named DIRECTOR OF BANQUETS, responsible for launching the property’s new Banquets department for the soon-to-open luxury Live! Hotel.

Bernard Myers will be responsible for overseeing the execution of all private and corporate special events throughout the property, including the new Grand Event Center at Live! Hotel, which will offer more than 20,000-square-feet of customizable event space, the new David’s restaurant, and The Prime Rib® at Live! Casino, a customer favorite for private gatherings.

In his new role, Mr. Myers will oversee the execution of all private and corporate special events throughout the property, including the new Grand Event Center at Live! Hotel, which will offer more than 20,000-square-feet of customizable event space, the new David’s restaurant, and The Prime Rib® at Live! Casino, a customer favorite for private gatherings. Mr. Myers will ensure the highest level of service by training staff and working with Live!’s culinary team to deliver exceptional events, along with developing long-lasting group relationships to retain business and drive growth.

Prior to joining Live! Casino & Hotel, Mr. Myers served as the Director of Banquets for the Embassy Suites by Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel, where he oversaw the day-to-day operations of the Hotel’s historic event venue, and executed special events, fundraisers and galas for high-profile clients, including ‘House of Cards’ film crews and the Baltimore Ravens. He also worked at the Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel as a banquet manager, where he maximized the profitability of the banquet department, while ensuring a top-notch guest experience.

For information about Live! Casino & Hotel, visit www.livecasinohotel.com.

About Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

Live! Casino & Hotel is one of the largest commercial casinos in the country, located in the Washington DC/Baltimore corridor, just off I-95, Route 100 and the B/W Parkway at Arundel Mills. Open 24/7, Live! Casino features more than 200 live action table games, including a Poker Room; approximately 4,000 of the latest slot machines; and two High Limit rooms. Coming Soon – the new Orchid Gaming & Smoking Patio, the region’s first outdoor gaming area. The property offers world-class dining and entertainment, including the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; Bobby’s Burger Palace, from celebrated chef Bobby Flay; The Cheesecake Factory®; Phillips® Seafood Express; Luk Fu, serving authentic Asian cuisine; 8 at Luk Fu, featuring sushi and sashimi; Morty’s, a traditional New York-style deli; and En Vivo, with classic varieties of soft tacos and burritos. A sizzling nightlife, including nightly entertainment at Live! Center Stage and the unique, interactive R Bar, completes the Live! experience. Opening May 2018, the new Live! Hotel will feature 310 luxury guest rooms, the Live! Spa; David’s, a 24-hour café; Luckies, offering Starbucks coffee, pastries, and Italian gelato; The Lobby Bar at David’s; and a new 1,500-seat Performance Hall, featuring headline entertainment and more than 20,000-square-feet of meeting and event space. Enjoy secure covered parking with valet service and a free self-park garage with Park Assist® and direct elevator access to the casino floor. The newly-renovated Live! Lofts boutique hotel, located just minutes from the Casino, features 250 guest rooms and suites, and approximately 3,400-square-feet of meeting and banquet space. For reservations, call 443-445-2929, or book online at LiveCasinoHotel.com. Live! Casino & Hotel and Live! Lofts are owned and operated by a company that is affiliated with The Cordish Companies. Call 855-5MD-LIVE (855-563-5483); or visit LiveCasinoHotel.com or LiveCasino.social. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For employment opportunities, visit LiveCasinoHotel.com/jobs.

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; Coworking Spaces; Entertainment Districts; Gaming; Hotels; International Development; Private Equity; Residential; Restaurants; and Sports-Anchored Developments. 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. For more information visit www.cordish.com or follow us on Twitter.

“The Cordish Companies,” “The Cordish Company” and “Cordish” are trademarks used under license by independent corporations, legal liability companies and partnerships (“Cordish Entities”). Each Cordish Entity is a separate, single-purpose legal entity that is solely responsible for its obligations and liabilities. No common operations or financial interdependency, and no intermingling of assets or liabilities of the Cordish Entities exists, or should be deemed to exist, as a result of the potential common reference to multiple independent entities operating under the names “Cordish,” “The Cordish Companies” or “The Cordish Company” here or elsewhere.

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World’s Largest Topgolf Swing Suite Coming Soon to Ocean Resort Casino

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World’s Largest Topgolf Swing Suite Coming Soon to Ocean Resort Casino

Atlantic City’s first Topgolf Swing Suite will create entertainment destination for social gatherings and practice sessions

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® and Ocean Resort Casino are bringing the world’s largest Topgolf Swing Suite to the Boardwalk in Atlantic City this summer. Featuring 11 bays a first-of-its-kind virtual putting green and interactive multi-sport games, the Topgolf Swing Suite will offer visitors an interactive entertainment experience with expansive ocean views and superior hospitality amenities.

In addition to the popular Topgolf game, which is designed for both non-golfers and golfers alike, the Topgolf Swing Suite will include multi-sport games, as well as HDTVs, comfortable lounge seating and food and beverage offerings. Up to eight people can play, eat, drink and hang out in each bay while enjoying some of the most impressive views of any entertainment venue in Atlantic City.

“No detail was overlooked in the development of Ocean Resort Casino,” said Bruce Deifik, chairman of AC Ocean Walk, the company that owns Ocean Resort Casino. “We’re aligning with companies and brands that are the best at what they do to optimize the overall guest experience, and Topgolf is one of the best in terms of delivering cutting-edge entertainment and memorable social experiences that capture the spirit of competition and fun.”

Since launching in 2017, Topgolf Swing Suite has become a popular destination for business and social gatherings at luxury hotels, fitness centers, casinos, sporting events and entertainment venues across the country. Guests can walk in or book a Topgolf Swing Suite for corporate events, birthday parties and bachelor and bachelorette parties.

“With 11 bays and 26,000 square feet, the size, scale and breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, the Topgolf Swing Suite at Ocean Resort Casino will be unlike anything the entertainment industry has seen before,” said Topgolf Swing Suite President Ron Powers. “We’re extremely proud to partner with Ocean Resort Casino to bring this one-of-a-kind, interactive social experience to Atlantic City visitors of all ages.” 

The Topgolf Swing Suite will open at Ocean Resort Casino this summer. For updates, visit theoceanac.com or topgolf.com/swingsuite.

About Ocean Resort Casino
As the tallest building in Atlantic City, the landmark Ocean Resort Casino will offer unparalleled ocean views in its 1,399 rooms and capture the essence of what draws people to this popular waterfront destination situated on 20 acres along the city’s famed Boardwalk. In addition to its expansive hotel, casino and meeting space, Ocean Resort Casino will feature five swimming pools, including a saltwater pool, a cabana filled sun-deck and distinctive dining and entertainment venues. Ocean Resort Casino is part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt Portfolio and will include a 32,000 square-foot onsite exhale spa. Ocean Resort Casino is owned and operated by AC Ocean Walk LLC. For more information, visit theoceanac.com.

About Topgolf Swing Suite
Topgolf Swing Suite is an immersive social experience offering guests a comfy lounge to play and enjoy fantastic food and beverage service. With a massive screen and a selection of exciting virtual games, and a Full Swing Golf Simulator, the Topgolf Swing Suite delivers a one-of-a-kind social experience that’s fun for non-golfers and golfers alike. Topgolf Swing Suite will be coming to premier entertainment and hospitality venues all around the world, accepting reservations for groups and walk-ins. Discover a completely new way to play at topgolf.com/swingsuite.

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iPic® Entertainment Rolls Out ‘A New Level of Luxury Moviegoing Experience’ at iPic® Theaters Pasadena, Austin, Redmond & Fairview

BOCA RATON, Fla., April 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — iPic® Entertainment (“iPic” or the “Company”)  (NASDAQ:IPIC), CEO and Founder Hamid Hashemi announces ‘A new level of luxury moviegoing experience’ to launch at four existing iPic® Theaters locations in time for summer blockbuster season. Auditorium enhancements will introduce moviegoers to an unrivaled industry first – iPic®’s redesigned auditoriums – featuring seating comprised of iPic®’s patent-pending intimate Pods and Chaise Lounges enhanced by service at the touch of a button delivered by iPic®’s celebrated Ninja Butlers. Kicking off with the official reveal at iPic® Scottsdale and iPic® Pasadena on April 27, the enhanced auditoriums will debut at iPic® Theaters in Pasadena, Calif.; Austin, Tex.; Redmond, Wash.; and Fairview, Tex. over the duration of the 2018 calendar year.

“We are excited to reveal this elevated entertainment experience to our loyal members and guests,” says iPic® Entertainment CEO and Founder Hamid Hashemi. “These new auditoriums and seating will be representative of the next generation of Premium Plus seating to launch nationwide,” says iPic® Entertainment CEO and Founder Hamid Hashemi.

The enhanced auditoriums will serve as prototypes for upcoming new theater construction and will showcase iPic®’s patent-pending Premium Plus seating Pods, arriving with courtesy pillows and blankets. These visionary seating pods – designed expressly to provide an intimate seating and sound experience – boast state-of-the-art design innovation and revolutionary acoustic technology for superior sound. Comprised of two leather seats, they fully recline at the touch of a button and are encapsulated by an elegant curved wood enclosure with personal cup holders. The pods and new Chaise lounges – to be introduced to iPic® Scottsdale and iPic® Pasadena – are also equipped with swivel tables, service call buttons and a convenient cubby in the corner to tuck away small items. Seating redesign to vary per location.

iPic® Auditorium Construction Schedule:

  • iPic® Scottsdale, AZ: April 2018
  • iPic® Pasadena, CA: April 2018
  • iPic® Austin, TX: August 2018
  • iPic® Redmond, WA: August 2018
  • iPic® Fairview, TX: August 2018

iPic®’s service call buttons at the new auditoriums will enable audiences to summon ninja-like servers at the touch of a button without ever leaving their seat, delivering culinary from a signature dine in the dark menu by acclaimed three-time James Beard Award-winning Chef Sherry Yard in addition to a farm to glass beverage menu by iPic® Executive Bartender/Corporate Sommelier Adam Seger.

In addition to viewing the latest Hollywood blockbusters, members and guests will be able to enjoy alternative content such as live shows including magic, comedy, along with gaming competitions and other iPic® experiential ticketed events. All seats may be reserved ahead of time on iPic’s proprietary reservation system by visiting iPic.com or downloading the iPic app.

Access iPic Membership Rewards®, iPic’s exclusive membership program will further enhance the iPic® guest experience by empowering iPic members to customize and build their brand experience via three levels of Access: Silver, Gold, Platinum—and a secret status level members can reach by invitation only. Members will receive special members-only ticket pricing along with enhanced perks such as the ability to earn and redeem points on qualifying purchases, exclusive access to iPic® member events and the ability to purchase bulk iPic ticket packages. To become an iPic® member, please visit www.ipic.com  

For more information on iPic® Theaters, please visit www.ipic.com. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ipictheatersInstagram.com/ipictheaters and Twitter at www.twitter.com/ipictheaters.

About iPic® Entertainment
Established in 2010 and headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, iPic® Entertainment is America’s premier luxury restaurant-and-theater brand. A pioneer of the dine-in theater concept, iPic® Entertainment’s mission is to provide visionary entertainment escapes, presenting high-quality, chef-driven culinary and mixology in architecturally unique destinations that include premium movie theaters and restaurants. iPic® Theaters offers guests two tiers of luxury leather seating, Premium Chaise lounge and Premium Plus Pod or reclining seating options. iPic® Theaters currently operates 15 locations with 115 screens in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Washington and new locations planned for Florida, Georgia, Texas, California and Connecticut. For more information, visit www.iPic.com.

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