Maryland’s Rocky Gap Casino Resort is the Gem in the State Park

Rocky Gap Casino Entrance and Interior

Rocky Gap Casino is located in Rocky Gap State Park, Maryland. So if you are wondering about the title, you read it right. It’s rare to see a casino in the center of what we would otherwise consider a “nearby attraction.”

But the casino is in the attraction, so if you love the great outdoors combined with a Vegas-style gaming experience, you can’t go wrong when you venture about two minutes across the Pennsylvania border and into Rocky Gap State Park.

And if you are wondering, Rocky Gap Casino Resort is exactly as the name implies: A hot vacation destination that is far more than just your average casino. So if you are ready to take the ultimate vacation complete with scenery, golf, a spa, and more, don’t look further.

Let’s explore why this gem is one of Maryland’s best casinos.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort Overview

You could classify Rocky Gap Casino Resort as a mini-casino given the small number of slot machines and table games. You are looking at roughly 665 real money slots and video reels along with 17 tables. The hotel comprises 198 rooms and suites, and if you need it, outdoor entertainment.

Rocky Gap Casino Outdoor Area

You are also looking at four complete dining options, golf outings, spa services, and many nearby attractions that are just walking distance from the resort. Such attractions include a 243-acre lake, an amphitheater, and more.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort Gaming

Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s gaming options include a variety of slots and table games, along with lottery games. So if you are into playing the lottery, this is a great place to try your luck and perhaps even win the jackpot.

Your most popular slot machines include Wheel of Fortune, Dragon Link, Lightning Link, Wicked Wheel, and more of your favorite classic plus new, state-of-the-art options.

You will also find denominations that range from penny bets to $25 high-stakes rollers.

Oh, and it’s also worth mentioning the venue won the Best Slots of 2019 Award from Strictly Slots Magazine. So if you are a reader, you may already find yourself familiar with the gaming floor at Rocky Gap Casino Resort.

Rocky Gap Casino Floor

While you are only looking at a dozen and a half table games, you will find some of the most popular here at the casino. The most popular games on deck include Lucky Ladies Blackjack, Double Deck Pitch Blackjack, Roulette, Bonus Craps, Three Card Poker, Mississippi Stud, and Ultimate Texas Hold ‘em.

Are you an avid lottery player?

Step up and see if you can be the next big winner in the State of Maryland. Featured lottery games include Pick 3, Pick 4, Mega Millions, PowerBall, Scratch Offs, Keno, and Racetrax.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort Dining

Are you ready to dine and drink at Rocky Gap Casino Resort?

You are looking at four spectacular dining options that you will want to return to again and again throughout your stay at the resort.

You can place a guaranteed wager that you will have a great time every time you visit the Signature Bar & Grill. Here, you will find more than just magnificent views of the surrounding landscape, live entertainment from April to October, and premium sports viewing of those Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens.

Fresh food is always rocking and rolling at this venue, so immerse yourself in the fun atmosphere and catch breathtaking scenic views when you dine outside. Or if you want to watch the big game, take the food inside and cheer your favorite team on to victory.

LB's Place Steak Entree

Next up is LB’s Place, which the locals will tell you is Western Maryland’s best casual restaurant. And perhaps even the best if you count Southern Pennsylvania and Eastern West Virginia in that mix.

Order your favorite American classics like steaks, burgers, salad bowls, flatbreads, and more. Oh, and if you know the State of Maryland to any degree, it’s that they are famous for those crab cakes. So if you want the best crab cakes in the region, LB’s has what you are looking for.

Enjoy the rolling hills with outdoor dining in the spring and summer months. And don’t forget to pair your favorite food with one of the most carefully selected wine lists out there. Just a single experience here will tell you why the locals keep coming back for more at LB’s.

Need some comfort food? Or, do you wish to grab something quick before returning to the casino floor? The Lobby Lounge and Cafe is where you need to be. Grab a pastry, a specialty coffee, or even a sandwich or a beer.

And if you still can’t keep away from the slots, don’t sweat. They have a video poker bar at the venue, so take your coffee, sandwich, and desserts over to try your luck at the reels. Given the blatant convenience, you may have just found your favorite dining venue at Rocky Gap Casino Resort.

Looking to shout “Here’s to the Good Times” as loud as you can? On the Rocks is the place to meet cool new people, locals, or to just gather with family and friends. And best yet, it is located right on the casino floor, so you don’t need to go far to raise your glass after a day of casino gaming or hiking on the trails.

Rocky Gap Casino Resort Promotions and Events

Rocky Gap Casino Resort’s Promotions are at their best when you join the One Card, All Access True Rewards Program.  If you play at Golden Entertainment-owned locations often, and there are dozens of them out there, signing up for the program is a simple decision.

You are looking at the finest way to earn points for playing your favorite slot and table games before redeeming them at any Golden Entertainment property. So if you play at Rocky Gap Casino Resort but don’t redeem, you can always redeem them elsewhere.

Beneficial, right?

How does the points system work? It’s easy. For every $1 slot or video Keno reel you play, you will earn a point. For every $2 video poker bet, you earn a point. Three points for every $2 bet in Bingo, eight points for every $1 point in Live Keno, and average bet times length of play at the tables will earn you an unspecified number.

The more you play, the more points you earn for outstanding benefits and casino comps. So what are you waiting for? Sign up today and take advantage.

And don’t forget to take part in those dozens of promotions, whether they are seasonal, monthly, or ongoing. There are literally a dozen of epic promos going on here at Rocky Gap, so check out what’s happening and play accordingly.

The latest and greatest live entertainment at Rocky Gap Casino Resort features world-class acts you don’t want to miss out on. Whether it’s your favorite artists in music or comedy, brace yourself for shows you won’t want to miss.

The live entertainment is a fantastic way to wind down after a day of gaming at the casino. Or if you checked out the rest of the resort or the state park, end your day with the greatest acts in the entertainment industry.

Hotel Accommodations and Nearby Attractions

Are you looking to stay at Rocky Gap Casino Resort?

Look no further, because this venue boasts over 200 rooms and suites featuring contemporary decor and modern amenities.

Embrace your weekend getaway or weeklong escape from the rat race by taking advantage of the full-service spa and other fantastic perks you won’t find anywhere within the viewing area.

Rocky Gap Casino Hotel Room

Head over to the 24-hour fitness center for an intense workout if the trails didn’t already put your body in complete fatigue mode. Hit the indoor swimming and whirlpool for much-needed relaxation and if you’re too tired to dine out, take advantage of your room service perk.

The above is just a handful of amenities you can expect during your stay at Rocky Gap Casino Resort.

Oh, and are you looking to explore the area?

As mentioned many times in this post, you have an entire state park to explore.

If you are a fan of golf, we can begin with the 18-hole, 7,000-yard, par-72 Rocky Gap Golf Course. Regardless of your skill level, this is a challenge you will want to embrace. Featuring a unique mountain course, it is a guaranteed bet that it will test you like never before.

You’ve tried the rest of the golf courses around. Now try your hand at the best.

And explore Rocky Gap State Park after your game of golf. You will find the manmade Lake Habeeb, a 243-acre lake featuring white, sandy beaches to spend the entire day.

Rocky Gap Golf Course

Rent some kayaks, canoes, and paddle boats to complete your experience, and if you are an avid fisher, you will love the variety of fish you can catch in this lake. They allow boats of all sorts on the lake 24 hours a day, so if you got one and wish to bring it along, feel free.

Hit the trails if you are looking for the ultimate cardio workout experience of your life. One of which will lead you to Evitts Mountain. So if you are up for a challenge, definitely hit the Evitts Homesite Trail.


If you are looking for a complete vacation destination that involves more than just a casino resort, Rocky Gap Casino Resort is your place. As you now know, it is more than just a casino resort; you have an entire state park at your disposal.

You really can’t beat what you will find here at the Pennsylvania—Maryland line, so if you live within a reasonable distance, Rocky Gap is a must-visit.

Have you visited Rocky Gap Casino Resort and did you explore the magnificent state park on which it sits?

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