CBAC Gaming Joint Venture
CBAC Gaming, LLC is a world-class consortium boasting unmatched expertise and a proven track record in gaming development and operations, entertainment, capital management and urban development and renewal. Caesars is the lead investor and will serve as the operator for Horseshoe Baltimore. Other members of the CBAC consortium include Rock Gaming, LLC, CVPR Gaming Holdings, LLC; STRON-MD Limited Partnership and PRT TWO, LLC.
Horseshoe Baltimore is expected to generate more than $275 million annually in gaming and revenue and taxes for the State, and $32 million annually for Baltimore City.
About Caesars Entertainment Corporation
Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's most geographically diversified casino entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 70 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now operates casinos on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Harrah's', Caesars' and Horseshoe' brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker' and the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment. For more information, please visit www.caesars.com.
About Rock Gaming
Rock Gaming LLC is a Midwest-based gaming partnership formed with an initial focus to develop full-service casinos in two of Ohio's largest cities, as well as to explore other potential gaming opportunities. Rock Gaming has partnered with Caesars Entertainment, the world's most geographically diversified gaming company, to develop and operate Horseshoe Casino Cleveland, which opened in May 2012, and Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati, which opened in March 2013.
Rock Gaming and Caesars are also equity partners in Turfway Park, a premier thoroughbred horseracing track located in northern Kentucky, and Cleveland-area thoroughbred racetrack Thistledown, which opened as a racino in April 2013.
Rock Gaming and Caesars are also developing a full-service casino in downtown Baltimore with joint venture partners CVPR Gaming Holdings, LLC, PRT Two, LLC, and The Stronach Group. The facility is being designed to foster economic growth and create new jobs while expanding Baltimore's diverse entertainment offerings.
Additionally, a Rock Gaming affiliate company acquired a majority interest in downtown Detroit's Greektown Casino-Hotel with the vision to better connect the Historic Greektown neighborhood to the City's thriving Woodward corridor.
Dan Gilbert, chairman of Rock Gaming, is also chairman and founder of Quicken Loans, Inc., the country's largest online retail mortgage lender. He is also the majority owner of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers and the American Hockey League's Lake Erie Monsters; both teams play at the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
For more information, please visit www.Rock-Gaming.com
About CVPR Gaming Holdings
CVPR Gaming Holdings is a venture including Baltimore-based Caves Valley Partners, LLC, and Rodgers Legacy II, an affiliate of A&R Development Corporation. Caves Valley Partners, LLC, developed and operated a nationwide portfolio of landmark urban projects such as Harborplace & The Gallery in Baltimore. Rodgers Legacy portfolio included a wide range of residential, commercial and mixed-use developments.
About The Stron-MD Group
The Stronach Group is a privately-held consortium that owns, operates and manages a number of leading businesses in a wide range of industries. The Stronach Group is one of the world's leading owners of thoroughbred horse tracks. It owns and operates a number of preeminent tracks, including Pimlico Race Course.
PRT TWO, LLC
About PRT Two, LLC
PRT Two, LLC is an investment organization led by Eddie C. Brown, Cecil Flamer, Maria Beckett and James Scott Jr. Eddie C. Brown is the Chairman, CEO and Founder of Brown Capital Management, one of the country's oldest African-American owned investment management firms. Cecil Flamer was a partner at the global accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP from 1981 until his retirement in May 2004. In July 2004, he joined Brown Capital Management, LLC as Managing Director/CAO. Maria Beckett is a founder of Maricom Systems, Inc., acquired in 2011, and is the former president of The President's Roundtable, a Maryland-based organization of African-American presidents and CEOs. James Scott Jr. is a co-founder of Penan & Scott, P.C., a certified public accounting and financial consulting firm. Collectively, this group brings strong knowledge and expertise of the Baltimore area.