Industry Update
Appointment 8 August 2017

Ming Mak

Named Executive Director of International Relationship Marketing.
At Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland in Hanover - MD, USA

Ming MakLive! Casino & Hotel today announced that MING MAK has been named Executive Director of International Relationship Marketing. In his new role, Mr. Mak will leverage 30 years of experience in the gaming industry to increase international player development with a special emphasis on Asian customers. He will lead the Live! Casino multicultural team, whose members speak Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Korean and Indonesian. Live! Casino & Hotel enjoys a strong relationship with Asian customers and recently added a prominent section in the heart of the casino featuring Asian-themed slots and popular table games, including Baccarat. Prior to joining Live! Casino & Hotel, Mr. Mak worked at Thunder Valley Casino Resort in northern California as a marketing executive for player development. He has opened five Asian gaming rooms at properties in Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and was also first to open an Asian gaming room and noodle bar concept in Atlantic City.

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.
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Recent Appointments at The Cordish Companies

Adam Shami - Director of Database Marketing

22 March 2018 — Prior to joining Live! Casino & Hotel, Mr. Shami worked at Rivers Casino & Resort in New York as the Director of Planning & Analysis, where he created and optimized the strategy plan to increase occupancy and gaming revenue for the resort's new luxury hotel.
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Brian Coughlin - General Manager

22 March 2018 — Live! Casino & Hotel today announced the key appointment of BRIAN COUGHLIN as General Manager of the flagship Live! Hotel, set to open in the Spring of 2018. Mr. Coughlin has worked with luxury properties nationwide for over 20 years.
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Dedren Bailey - Vice President Of Marketing

22 February 2018 — In his new role, Mr. Bailey will leverage more than 15 years of experience in the hospitality and gaming industries to increase player development, maximize the casino's profitability and elevate brand awareness throughout the region.
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