RELEASE DATE - TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2013

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M RESORT SPA CASINO IS AWARDED 2013 FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE FOUR-STAR RATING FOR HOTEL & SPA



LAS VEGAS - February 26, 2013 - For the fourth consecutive year, the M Resort Spa Casino was honored with a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Rating, furthering its place as one of the world's premier resorts with truly exceptional service and amenities. The resort's 23,000 square foot spa, Spa Mio, also received Four-Star recognition for the third year in a row.

The Forbes accolades come on the heels of receiving 2013 Four-Diamond recognition from AAA and being ranked No. 7 out of 473 hotels in Las Vegas on U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Las Vegas Hotels.

"These outstanding achievements would not have been possible without the dedication of our team members," said Anthony A. Marnell, III, President of the M Resort. "Each day they deliver an exceptional guest experience and these accolades are a true testament of their hard work and commitment to our core values and to our guests."

The 390-room resort opened in March 2009 and caters to out-of-town guests and Las Vegas locals. The resort has already earned numerous accolades including the coveted titles of "Best Buffet in Las Vegas" and "Best Locals Hotel" from the city's daily newspaper. The property was also recognized as having the most innovative slot floor and was named one of the Top 10 U.S. Relaxation/Spa Hotels by travel website TripAdvisor®.

Forbes Travel Guide has defined the standard of excellence in hotel, restaurant and spa experiences since 1958. The rigorous rating process begins with a facility inspection that considers every aspect of the property, including its overall cleanliness, condition and location. To achieve Forbes Travel Guide Four and Five Star status, properties must meet or exceed the bar-setting service standards, which are determined through an unannounced, undercover service evaluation conducted by Forbes Travel Guide's expert inspectors.


ABOUT STARTLE AND FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE Startle is the luxury lifestyle platform that combines the objectivity and heritage of the Forbes Travel Guide Star Rating system with insightful recommendations from a hand-selected group of tastemakers and travel experts. Startle provides detailed information on Star Rated hotels, restaurants and spas and gives its registered members exclusive access to special offers and curated experiences from select Startle partner properties. Startle's socially enabled platform delivers guests the opportunity to follow destinations, properties, tastemakers and travel experts.

Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide and originator of the prestigious Star Ratings and certifications, has provided the travel industry's most comprehensive ratings and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. Forbes Travel Guide has a team of expert inspectors who anonymously evaluate properties against rigorous and objective standards, providing consumers the insight to make better-informed travel and leisure decisions. For more information about Startle and Forbes Travel Guide, visit www.startle.com.

ABOUT M RESORT SPA CASINO
Awarded the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star rating four years in a row, M Resort Spa Casino is located on over 90 acres at 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. S. on the southeast corner of St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard. Situated higher in elevation than other resort-casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, the M Resort provides optimal views of the world-famous Las Vegas skyline from its guest rooms, suites, conference center and restaurants. The resort offers 390 guest rooms and suites, over 92,000 square feet of gaming, seven restaurants and six bars, more than 92,000 square feet of meeting and conference space, a state-of-the-art spa and fitness center and a 100,000 square foot events piazza. For more information, visit www.theMresort.com. Find us on Facebook - M Resort Spa Casino. Follow @MResort Twitter. Read our M Point of View Blog. M Resort is operated by Penn National Gaming, Inc.


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Rina Foster
M Resort Spa Casino
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