3 Casino Resorts Betting on Meetings

By Stephanie Davis Smith, August 31, 2016

To court meetings, three casino resorts are upping (or getting in on) the conference center game.

Who: Caesars Entertainment

What: 100,000-sq.-ft. Harrah’s Atlantic City Waterfront Conference Center

Where: Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City

When: Opened September 2015

How much: $125.8 million

Who: The Cordish Companies

What: Conference center holding up to 4,000 people and a 300-suite hotel expansion

Where: Maryland Live! Casino, Hanover, Maryland (shown)

When: TBD

How much: $150 million

Who: MGM Resorts International

What: Conference center expansion with additional 200,000 square feet of meeting space

Where: Aria, Las Vegas

When: Opening February 2018

How much: $154 million

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