Selling points: Horse racing; commitment to Maryland

Projected cost of facility: $700 million

Projected job creation: 4,600 direct and incidental construction jobs; 2,600 direct and incidental permanent jobs.

Parx Casino Hotel & Spa

Location: 7707 Kaydot Road, Fort Washington

Ownership: Maryland Casino LLC, a subsidiary of Greenwood Racing Inc.

Number of slots: 4,750

Number of table games: 170

Selling points: Familiarity with the East Coast, urban market; economic multiplier effect

Projected cost of facility: $800 million

Projected job creation: 5,000 construction jobs; 5,000 permanent jobs at the facility, plus 1,000 incidental permanent jobs.

lity, plus 1,000 incidental permanent jobs.