January 6, 2021

Flintstone, Md. – Jan. 6, 2021 –  Rocky Gap Casino Resort, located at 16701 Lakeview Rd. NE in Rocky Gap State Park, collected more than 50 prestigious awards, including 27 first place wins in 2020.
Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s numerous accolades were given through various national publications including ConventionSouth, Smart Meetings, Strictly Slots Magazine and Casino Player Magazine. Collecting 20 total wins among Maryland casinos, Rocky Gap placed in Strictly Slots Magazine’s “Best of Slots 2020: Maryland.” Of those, Rocky Gap received nine first place wins including “Casino Where You Feel Luckiest, “Friendliest Casino,” “Best Reel Slots,” “Best Video Slots,” “Best Nickel Slots,” “Best 50-Cent Slots,” “Best Comps,” “Best Players Club Lounge,” and “Best Non-Smoking Casino/Area.”
Casino Player Magazine awarded Rocky Gap Casino Resort 30 total wins among Maryland Casinos in its annual “Best of Gaming Awards.” The ten, first place wins included “Casino Where You Feel Luckiest,” “Favorite Resort to Vacation,” “Best Hotel Staff,” “Best Pool,” “Best Golf Course,” “Best Hosts,” “Best Dealers,” “Best Non-Smoking Casino,” “Best Video Poker” and “Best Roulette.”
In Casino Player Magazine’s “Best of Dining and Nightlife Awards” in 2020, Rocky Gap secured six first place wins including Lakeside Restaurant for “Best Buffet” and “Best View,” LB’s Place for “Best Burger Joint,” On the Rocks for “Best Place to People Watch” and “Best Happy Hour,” and Signatures Bar & Grill for “Best Outdoor Dining.”
The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the region, presented Rocky Gap with the coveted 2020 “Readers’ Choice” award for the third year. 
Rocky Gap Casino Resort was also a recipient of the Platinum Choice Award by Smart Meetings.
More information about the Rocky Gap Casino Resort may be found online at
About Rocky Gap Casino Resort

Due to current state restrictions enacted to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, modified hours of operations and temporary restaurant and venue closures may be in place.
Rocky Gap Casino Resort is located at 16701 Lakeview Rd NE, Flintstone, Maryland in Rocky Gap State Park near Cumberland in the heart of Allegany County. A AAA 4-Diamond Award® and TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence-winning resort, Rocky Gap offers a casino, hotel, conference center, Bonkerz Comedy Club, three restaurants, indoor and outdoor event spaces, 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 665 slot machines, 17 table games, and two casino bars. With a picturesque setting for festivals, events, retreats and large gatherings, both The Lakeside Terrace and 5,000-square-foot Allegheny Event Center at Rocky Gap Casino Resort offer a scenic outdoor setting with a backdrop that includes Evitts Mountain and the 242-acre lake. Maryland’s only Jack Nicklaus Design course, 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 was 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
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.

Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates Golden Gaming, PT’s Taverns and Golden Route Operations. Golden Gaming’s assets include 10 resort-casinos, including The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder in Las Vegas; Aquarius Casino Resortand Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nev.; Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone, Md.; Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino, Gold Town Casino and Lakeside Casino & RV Park in Pahrump, Nev. PT’s Taverns is Nevada’s largest tavern operator with 66 taverns, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. Golden Route Operations, one of the largest distributed gaming operations in the nation, operates more than 10,500 gaming devices in more than 1,000 locations across Nevada and Montana. The company as a whole operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 employees. More information is available on the company’s website:
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