Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment Inc., owner of Parx in Bensalem, announced Friday that it was applying for a casino license in Maryland.

The company is also partnered with Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. to build Live! Hotel and Casino, one of six proposals currently competing for Philadelphia's second gaming license.

Maryland Casino L.L.C. - a subsidiary of Greenwood Gaming - submitted an application with the State of Maryland Video Lottery Facility Location Commission to develop an $800 million hotel, gaming and entertainment venue in Prince George's County, Md., to be branded as Parx Casino Hotel & Spa. - Suzette Parmley