PPE Casino Resorts MA LLC, a company affiliated with Cordish's principals, is "still evaluating several excellent sites" in Massachusetts and has yet to determine whether it wants a license for a slots-only casino or a resort venue with table games, the statement said.
"We are very enthusiastic about the Massachusetts market," said Joe Weinberg, a Cordish executive, in the statement.
Ten other groups — including MGM International,
The state has two resort casino licenses, the first of which is expected to be given out by February 2014, and one slots parlor license, which should be allocated by the end of the year, according to the commission.
In November, a joint venture involving Cordish applied for a license to develop a casino in Philadelphia.