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Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency released this week the six casino operators’ results from June, a period that saw revenue of US$130 million, a 40 percent when compared to the same month in 2016.

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5/22/2018

article Is This Proof an MGM-Wynn Resorts Merger Is Off the Table?
(New York) -- Although the idea MGM Resorts (NYSE:MGM) might step in to buy troubled Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) was always more speculative than based on any concrete...

5/19/2018

article MGM Resorts phasing out plastic straws at all hotels
(Las Vegas) -- My Twitter and Facebook followers caught this note Friday night: MGM Resorts International is phasing out plastic straws at all of its hotels. The Straw...

5/14/2018

article MGM Resorts: Company 'extremely well positioned' for legalized sports betting
(Massachusetts) -- Companies with gambling licenses in Massachusetts, including MGM Resorts International, are applauding the US Supreme Court ruling that strikes down a...

5/13/2018

article Las Vegas Strip casino changes names
(Nevada) -- Finally, the transition from Monte Carlo to Park MGM is official. The change in identity for the 22-year-old, 3,000-room Strip resort includes new...

5/11/2018

article MGM Resorts Announces $2B Stock Repurchase, Hints Potential Wynn Acquisition is No More
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts says it plans to repurchase $2 billion worth of its own shares over an unspecified period of time, a motion that shows company executives are...

5/10/2018

article Monte Carlo Casino Resort Rebranding Brings Park MGM to Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is known as the city of sin and the one where entertainment never seems to end, but it is also in a constant state of change and development as...
press release MGM Resorts Named One of America's Best Employers by Forbes
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) was ranked No. 76 on Forbes' list of America's Best Employers for 2018, a significant jump from the previous...

5/9/2018

article Bye-Bye Monte Carlo, Welcome MGM Park, 3,000-Room Boutique Hotel
(Las Vegas) -- The Monte Carlo Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip officially rebranded as Park MGM today, Wednesday, May 9. The building’s $550 million...
article Monte Carlo becomes the Park MGM
(Las Vegas) -- With the lighting of its new marquee and hotel tower signs, Monte Carlo officially sheds its name this week for a new identity – Park MGM –...
article Monte Carlo officially transitions to new brand — Park MGM
(Las Vegas) -- For MGM Resorts International, converting the brand on a 3,000-room hotel was a walk in the Park. Most signs are in place and the brand switch from Monte...
article Park MGM is MGM Resorts’ only rebranding effort — for now
(Las Vegas) -- Park MGM has officially supplanted Monte Carlo on the Strip. The formal renaming happened this morning, and the switch of titles reminded me of MGM...
article MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren issues sharp rebuke toward investors
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren issued a sharp rebuke toward investors during Tuesday’s Bloomberg’s Business of Equality Summit in...

5/8/2018

article Monte Carlo to be renamed Park MGM Wednesday
(Las Vegas) -- The Monte Carlo is officially no more. The 3,000-room property on the Strip will be rebranded Park MGM on Wednesday. MGM Resorts International is...
article So long Monte Carlo. Vegas' new Park MGM to make its debut Wednesday
(Las Vegas) -- The Park MGM, Las Vegas' newest resort, is to open Wednesday, offering good value for money on the often-pricey Strip. The Park MGM, in the works for...
article Springfield's Chestnut Towers owners pay for residents to attend MGM gaming school
(Massachusetts) -- Luis Sanchez says he fled Puerto Rico four months ago because the aftermath of Hurricane Maria made it impossible for him to resume his career as a...
article MGM chief executive rips 'hypocritical' investors on diversity
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has increased the number of women in management and invested in solar panels to power its casinos. Chief Executive Officer James...

5/7/2018

article Cotai opening boosts MGM results
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts International has increased its net revenues by four per cent in the opening three months of the year, with the opening of MGM Cotai offsetting...
article MGM Resorts rules Maryland, Detroit casino markets in April
(Maryland) -- Maryland’s casino market enjoyed a solid performance in April, with only one of its six operators in negative territory. Figures released Monday by...

5/2/2018

article Las Vegas' Ever-Changing Beat
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is transformational; constantly reinventing itself -- a fact that this writer experienced firsthand while visiting the city while commemorating...

4/29/2018

article MGM partnership will pay for employees to go to college
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada’s higher education system will unveil a new program on Friday to make college more accessible and affordable for more of the state’s...
article Park MGM project puts strain on MGM Resorts’ earnings
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International’s first quarter earnings were below last year’s marks during the same quarter as the company deals with the...

4/26/2018

article MGM Resorts to sell Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- CityCenter Holdings, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, agreed to sell the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas and adjacent retail properties for...
article MGM chief says Wynn Boston Harbor acquisition not likely
(Massachusetts) -- Despite reports that MGM Resorts International may acquire the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor casino in Everett, the CEO of MGM said Thursday that it...
article No Dice for MGM Resorts International
(Las Vegas) -- Some casino stocks aren't very lucky this earnings season. Wynn Resorts (WYNN) took a beating Wednesday after reporting a first-quarter loss on...
article The Latest: MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
(Massachusetts) -- The Latest on MGM’s plans to open a casino in Massachusetts (all times local): 1 p.m. Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation...
article MGM chief says Wynn Boston Harbor acquisition not likely
(Massachusetts) -- Despite reports that MGM Resorts International may acquire the $2.4 billion Wynn Boston Harbor casino in Everett, the CEO of MGM said Thursday that it...
article MGM Resorts International (MGM) Q1 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
(Las Vegas) -- Good morning and welcome to the MGM Resorts International First Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call.

4/25/2018

article Woman Goes Missing At MGM Casino: Police
(Maryland) -- Police are searching for a woman who disappeared from the MGM National Harbor casino early Monday morning. Police say 23-year-old Carolina Williamson-Logan...

4/21/2018

article What is Elgin getting in new owner of the Grand Victoria Casino?
(Illinois) -- What is Elgin getting with the impending new owner of the Grand Victoria Casino? And should the community be concerned that casino behemoth MGM Resorts...
article MGM’s new problem gambling program sees big response
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming industry researchers will complete their first comprehensive report this summer on a problem gambling awareness program launched by MGM Resorts...

4/20/2018

article MGM Resorts Readies Its 13 Las Vegas Locations for Solar Array Power
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is known as the gambling capital of the United States and also as a place where the action never stops and neon lights are shining brightly at...

4/19/2018

article Officials react cautiously to casino sale story
(Massachusetts) -- The registration of two domain names – MGMBostonHarbor.com and Mohegansunspringfield.com adds more fuel to the speculation that a sale of the...
article MGM Resorts will use solar array to power Las Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International plans to power its sizable share of the Strip with a dedicated solar array capable of supplying up to 90 percent of daytime...

4/11/2018

article Detroit firefighters respond to fire inside MGM Grand casino
(Michigan) -- Firefighters responded to a fire Wednesday morning inside the MGM Grand casino in Detroit. The building was evacuated. Firefighters were able to extinguish...

4/10/2018

article BLOG: Why MGM Resorts Would Be the Perfect Buyer for Wynn Resorts
(USA) -- Rumors began swirling late last week that MGM Resorts (NYSE:MGM) was interested in buying the embattled Wynn Resorts (NASDAQ:WYNN) in a deal that would be the...

4/6/2018

article MGM to buy Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield for $1.06B
(Ohio) -- In a news release Thursday afternoon the Vegas casino giant MGM Growth Properties (MGP) announced it will buy the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield for $1.06...

4/5/2018

article MGM Growth Properties acquires Hard Rock property for $1.06bn
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming real estate investment company, MGM Growth Properties LLC has announced the agreement of a deal to purchase the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park...
article MGM Growth Properties buying Ohio casino
(Ohio) -- MGM Growth Properties of Las Vegas said Thursday morning it plans to buy the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield for about $1.06 billion. MGM said in a news...
article MGM Growth Properties to buy Hard Rock gaming resort for $1.06 bln
(Ohio) -- U.S. resorts owner MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP.N) said on Thursday it would buy Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, a gaming facility in Northfield, Ohio,...
article MGM REIT To Pay $1B For Hard Rock’s Ohio Rocksino [sub req]
(Ohio) -- Hospitality real estate investment trust MGM Growth Properties LLC said Thursday it will pay Ohio-based Milstein Entertainment LLC $1.06 billion for the Hard...
article MGM Resorts may roll the dice and buy Wynn Resorts
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts has expressed recent interest in buying Wynn Resorts, The Post has learned. The interest has come in the form of back-channel approaches,...

4/2/2018

press release MGM Resorts hits milestone with GameSense
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International is hitting a major, unprecedented milestone during this year's Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Since launching nationwide...

3/30/2018

article Inside Gaming: Open at Last, MGM Cotai Looks Ahead After First Month
(Macau) -- In this week's Inside Gaming, a quick look at Macau's latest property to open, the MGM Cotai, a ruling in Washington state with potential implications...

3/20/2018

article MGM Resorts adds fourth woman to board of directors
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International appointed travel industry executive Jan Swartz to its board of directors amid growing scrutiny about board diversity in the...

3/19/2018

article MGM Resorts decides it's time to go on with 'the show'
(Las Vegas) -- "Mankind was not born to be bored," starts the video spot for MGM Resorts' first corporate brand campaign. The scene jumps between...

3/7/2018

article LETTER: Enough, MGM
(Connecticut) -- As a casino employee, I was thrilled to see the East Windsor casino project get underway [courant.com, March 5, "Demolition On East Windsor Casino...

2/28/2018

article MGM Resorts ready to increase resort fees
(Las Vegas) -- Executives at MGM Resorts International, emboldened by recent increases in Caesars’ resorts fees, plan to raise their resort fees at some properties...

2/24/2018

article MGM China Q4 GGR Up Year-on-Year, as Newly Opened MGM Cotai Promises Greater Profits for 2018
(Macau) -- MGM China, the Asian arm of the mega-conglomerate that dominates the global gaming industry, saw a strong Q4 wrap-up to 2017, and the year ahead looks even...

2/20/2018

article BLOG: MGM’s CFO Has, Well, a Wealth of Experience
(Las Vegas) -- Courtney Wenleder was working in Las Vegas, as financial controller for the Bellagio Hotel and Casino, in the summer of 2005 when she was asked to step in...
article MGM south Strip properties saw revenues drop after Oct. 1 shooting
(Las Vegas) -- MGM properties on the south Strip endured sharp revenue declines after the Oct. 1 shooting, including a 6.7 percent drop at Mandalay Bay, the Las Vegas-...
article Tax break helps MGM Resorts offset quarterly profit drop
(Las Vegas) -- A massive one-time income tax break enabled MGM Resorts International to escape a fourth-quarter decline in earnings, the Las Vegas-based casino company...
article MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) (“MGM Resorts” or the “Company”) today reported financial results for the quarter and year...
article MGM Resorts Misses Profit Forecasts; Boyd Gaming Due Late
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts (MGM) reported bottom line numbers early Tuesday that came up short of expectations, with Boyd Gaming (BYD) reporting after the close.

2/19/2018

article MGM Resorts on deck for earnings
(Las Vegas) -- All eyes in the casino sector will be on MGM Resorts (NYSE:MGM) tomorrow morning when the company reports Q4 earnings.

2/17/2018

article MGM Resorts reports Q4 numbers February 20
(Wall Street) -- Casino and resort operator MGM Resorts ( MGM ) is expected to report its fourth-quarter numbers before the market open on February 20.

2/15/2018

article After Several Delays MGM Cotai Is Finally Open
(Macau) -- MGM Cotai has finally opened its doors! The $3.4 billion casino resort in Macau opened this week after several opening delays. MGM placed a high stake on...

2/14/2018

article MGM Cotai vows more non-gaming options
(Macau) -- MGM China Co-Chairperson and Executive Director Pansy Ho Chiu-king said yesterday that the gaming operator was prepared for the nation’s new development...

2/13/2018

article MGM Cotai opens after months of delays
(Macau) -- After months of delays, MGM Cotai, the 1,390-room hotel-casino just off Macau’s Cotai Strip, has opened its doors and is expecting massive crowds for...
article MGM opens Macau casino resort as license renewal looms
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts is launching a lavish multibillion-dollar casino resort in Macau in the latest big bet by foreign gaming companies on the southern Chinese...
article MGM Opens Macau Casino Resort Even As License Renewal Looms
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts is opening a lavish multibillion-dollar casino resort in Macau, in the latest big bet by foreign gambling companies on the southern Chinese...
article MGM Resorts opens $3.4bn MGM Cotai resort
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts will officially open its $3.4bn MGM Cotai resort in Macau today, just days ahead of the Chinese New Year and with the hopes of encouraging Chinese...
article No commitment on MGM Cotai ramp-up: CEO
(Macau) -- MGM Cotai, the second property developed by Macau casino operator MGM China Holdings Ltd, opened its casino and some other facilities to the public on Tuesday...

2/12/2018

article MGM opens Macau casino resort even as license renewal looms
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts is opening a lavish multibillion-dollar casino resort in Macau, in the latest big bet by foreign gambling companies on the southern Chinese...
article MGM Opens New $3.3 Billion Resort in Macau
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts International’s debut of its $3.4 billion property Tuesday is the latest bet on the world’s biggest casino hub, as licensing bids and...

2/7/2018

article Connecticut Casino Union Unsurprisingly Endorses MGM Bridgeport Proposal
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut’s Unite Here casino union is speaking out in support of MGM Bridgeport, a proposed $675 million waterfront resort that would employ...
article Labor Bets On MGM Casino
(Connecticut) -- New Haven’s labor unions flexed their political muscle to back MGM Resorts’s proposed casino in Bridgeport, as a showdown begins over tribal...

2/3/2018

article MGM Cotai Could Miss Chinese New Year Tourism Influx, Resort Licensing Delays Continue
(Macau) -- There’s no guarantee that MGM Cotai will be open for business ahead of the busy February 16 Chinese New Year. That’s according to the Macau...

2/2/2018

article MGM Cotai delay poses little impact on its performance in longer terms - Fitch Ratings
(Macau) -- The delay of MGM Cotai’s opening might impact the company's eventual gaming revenue for 2018, but the impact will be less significant when...

1/24/2018

article Led By MGM Casino, Businesses Pledge To Combat Human Trafficking
(Massachusetts) -- With a casino about to open, a group of businesses in western Massachusetts have announced a formal effort to combat human trafficking. Led by MGM...
article MGM China delays opening of US$3.4 billion Cotai casino resort for fourth time
(Macau) -- MGM China Holdings, one of Macau’s six major casino operators, has delayed for a fourth time the opening of its much anticipated US$3.4 billion new...

1/19/2018

article MGM Springfield Starts Training Courses for Future Casino Employees in Late February
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield, the $950-plus-million integrated resort currently under construction in Springfield, Massachusetts, will begin training prospective...

1/16/2018

article MGM Moves Into Corporate Offices In Springfield Casino Complex
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts International is moving into its corporate offices in Springfield, another sign that the gambling giant’s $960 million casino and...
article Merger proposed between MGM, Caesars real estate investment trusts
(USA) -- MGM Growth Properties, the real estate investment trust controlled by MGM Resorts International, has offered to purchase the REIT that covers a large chunk of...
article MGM Growth Properties LLC Announces Proposal To Combine With VICI Properties Inc.
(USA) -- MGM Growth Properties LLC today announced that it sent a letter to the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of VICI Properties Inc...

1/12/2018

article Hotel Review: MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino
(Las Vegas) -- My stay at MGM Grand, through the Crown & Anchor Society, was an interesting experience. Their ridiculous $30+tax per night resort fee was paired with...

12/27/2017

article Arm wrestling at MGM lands gamers in sizzling water with league
(Las Vegas) -- The NFL is investigating an arm wrestling event held at the that featured more than 30 current and former players. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy told the...

12/26/2017

article With 5 projects coming to completion, MGM to see cash flow jump
(Las Vegas) -- As guests pulled up in a taxi to the Monte Carlo’s main entrance on a recent December morning, an orange Bobcat shoveled dirt and rubble into a pile...

12/23/2017

article With 5 projects coming to completion, MGM to see cash flow jump
(Las Vegas) -- As guests pulled up in a taxi to the Monte Carlo’s main entrance on a recent December morning, an orange Bobcat shoveled dirt and rubble into a pile...

12/20/2017

article While Other Casinos Struggle MGM National Harbor Thrives In MD
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor beat out the other states’ casinos in November, securing $50 million in monthly revenue. According to The Baltimore Sun, this is...
article MGM CEO bets big on sports, public spaces and community spirit in Las Vegas in the aftermath of a massacre
(Las Vegas) -- In a town made famous by its glittering lights and clanging coins, the raucous cheer of rabid fans is becoming more familiar and important. In their...

12/19/2017

article Lady Gaga confirms Las Vegas residency: This is 'a new era'
(Las Vegas) -- Girl, where do you think you’re going? Las Vegas, apparently. Lady Gaga put ongoing speculation about a rumored Vegas residency to rest Tuesday...
article Lady Gaga Las Vegas Residency a Done Deal at $100 Million
(Las Vegas) -- Lady Gaga is set to kick off a residency in Las Vegas at the MGM Park Theater. The deal closed over the weekend and will bring the pop star to the city...
article Lady Gaga Nearing Las Vegas Residency Deal With MGM Resorts
(Las Vegas) -- Superstar Lady Gaga is reportedly ready to sign with MGM Resorts for a 36-show Las Vegas residency at the company’s rebranded Monte Carlo. According...

12/18/2017

article MGM Growth Properties: A Growing Casino REIT
(Las Vegas) -- This REIT owns casino properties, where results can be very volatile, leased to a single tenant: MGM Resorts International (MGM).

12/12/2017

article MGM Cotai is waiting for a license approval
(Macau) -- Casino operator MGM China said that it is currently waiting for the government to approve its license for MGM Cotai, even though the opening date for the...
article MGM Resorts International Unveils New Name, Logo For Its WNBA Team, Las Vegas Aces
(Las Vegas) -- The owner of Las Vegas’ new WNBA team emerged from its corporate cocoon of silence this afternoon and MGM Resorts International threw quite the...

12/10/2017

article Las Vegas' overhauled Monte Carlo transforming into Park MGM
(Las Vegas) -- A lifelike network of twisting tree roots emerges from the ceiling and branches out into the lobby featuring green, earthy accents, crystal chandeliers...

12/9/2017

article Analysts collectively favor MGM stock after Las Vegas shooting
(New York) -- While analysts who cover MGM Resorts International are reluctant to talk about the company’s financial prospects two months after the 1 October...

12/8/2017

article UBS Buys 10 Million MGM Resorts Shares From Founder Kirk Kerkorian’s Estate
(UK) -- UBS Securities has acquired 10 million shares of MGM Resorts International from the Tracinda Corporation, a private investment trust that was set up by Las Vegas...

12/6/2017

article After Spending $7 Billion, MGM Resorts Says It Has Enough Casinos
(Wall Street) -- At some point, you really need to know when to say enough is enough. For casino operator MGM Resorts, eighteen is the magic number. That's how many...

11/28/2017

article The Modest Lion / Kirk Kerkorian, the MGM Grand and the impact on strategic thinking
(Las Vegas) -- On December 18, 1993, MGM Grand opened as the largest hotel not just in Las Vegas, but in the world. It wasn’t the first time Kirk Kerkorian’s...

11/26/2017

article MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) Stock Rating Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) was upgraded by Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report...

11/21/2017

article MGM launches program to ensure players don’t get in too deep
(Las Vegas) -- “The longer you play, the more money you’re likely to lose. Chasing losses almost always leads to bigger losses.” This sage gambling...

11/19/2017

article MGM Mandalay Bay Elevator Access Now Requires Guests to Show Room Keys, But Will It Matter?
(Las Vegas) -- MGM’s Mandalay Bay is now stationing security officers at guest elevator banks, and the guards are requiring patrons to produce their room keys...

11/16/2017

article MGM Springfield’s Career Center is now officially open
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield’s Career Center is now officially open for business, with MGM Springfield President, Mike Mathis, describing it to local media...

11/14/2017

article Insurance professionals don’t expect MGM’s rates to rise after shooting
(Las Vegas) -- Should MGM Resorts lose in lawsuits filed against the company following the Oct. 1 Strip shooting, executives believe their company’s insurance will...

11/11/2017

article Mandalay Bay employees see schedules cut in Las Vegas shooting’s aftermath
(Las Vegas) -- When Serena Talledo walked in to work at Mandalay Bay on Wednesday afternoon, she was immediately escorted into a meeting with managers. Within minutes,...
article MGM CEO praises bravery after shooting, sees small dip in Strip revenue
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International’s top executive on Wednesday told investors he was proud of his company’s team reacting to “an evil individual...

11/9/2017

article MGM China operating profit down almost 60pct in 3Q
(Hong Kong) -- Hong Kong-listed MGM China Holdings Ltd recorded operating profit of US$35 million for the third quarter of 2017, in accordance with U.S. Generally...

10/21/2017

article MGM postponed other news, events after Las Vegas shooting
(Las Vegas) -- One of the highlights of the annual Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas is the ability of local companies to show a few things to their international...
article MGM sticks to modified ad campaign despite some criticism
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International will continue to use a modified advertising campaign with a #VegasStrong hashtag despite social media criticism that it is...

10/17/2017

article MGM Resorts buys WNBA’s San Antonio Stars, moving to Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Casino operator MGM Resorts has purchased the WNBA’s San Antonio Stars and is moving the team to Las Vegas. On Tuesday, Women’s National...
article MGM Resorts Buys Women's Pro Basketball Team for Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International acquired the San Antonio Stars of the Women’s National Basketball Association and will move the team to Las Vegas, the...

10/16/2017

article MGM goes live with Japan website
(Japan) -- Japan keeps moving forward with its recently approved casino industry and companies from all over the world are interested in investing in the territory.

10/13/2017

article MGM CEO Murren says veterans tributes are among best days of his life
(Las Vegas) -- For Jim Murren, the road back to normal includes a tribute he says is annually one of the best days of his life. The chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts...

10/12/2017

article MGM Cotai to open with mass tables, VIP play later: CEO
(Macau) -- The casino resort MGM Cotai – promoted by Macau-based gaming operator MGM China Holdings Ltd – is set to open only with mass gaming tables, but...

10/4/2017

press release MGM Resorts donates $3 million to aid Las Vegas shooting victims
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International, the global entertainment organization, announced today that it will provide donations through the MGM Resorts Foundation in the...

10/1/2017

article MGM Ups The Ante For Poker In Massachusetts
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts told Massachusetts gaming regulators Thursday that its upcoming poker room will be larger than originally planned. The casino operator,...
article The entertaining side of MGM’s Bridgeport proposal
(Connecticut) -- Set aside the debate over whether Connecticut needs another casino — and in this city. There is another major component of MGM’s gaming...

9/28/2017

article Gaming commission approves mitigation funds for Northampton
(Massachusetts) -- The Mass. Gaming Commission met Thursday morning for another update on the highly anticipated MGM casino in downtown Springfield. With the casino...
article MGM Springfield reveals Kringle Candle coming to casino complex, announces partnership with Springfield Museums
(Massachusetts) -- As the MGM Springfield presented to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday, it revealed two key partnerships that will bring local landmarks...

9/27/2017

article Rumors fly about MGM Resorts and Kaaboo festival relationship
(Las Vegas) -- Word is seeping out about a stronger link between MGM Resorts and the three-day Kaaboo “mixexperience” festival held Sept. 14-16 at Del Mar...

9/23/2017

article ‘Show’ time: MGM Resorts’ new ad campaign impresses the experts
(Las Vegas) -- The first ad in MGM Resorts International’s massive new “Welcome to the Show” campaign featured cinema-like video of the company’s...

9/22/2017

article MGM continues Macau recovery efforts long after Typhoon Hato
(Macau) -- MGM China says it is continuing to aid relief efforts across Macau in the wake of Typhoon Hato, including making donations and offering volunteer support for...

9/21/2017

article Cops: High teacher stole homecoming money, spent $90K+ at Detroit casino
(Michigan) -- Lydia Johnson was trusted to coordinate student events for Dakota High School, including homecoming and a student-parent trip. Instead, she was stealing...

9/20/2017

article Ganim welcomes MGM but says city has options
(Massachusetts) -- Not too long ago returned Mayor Joe Ganim was wary of embroiling himself and this city in another casino war. “The city’s been through...

9/19/2017

article MGM Resorts Promises To Make Bridgeport A 'Destination' With Casino
(Connecticut) -- MGM unveiled plans Monday to invest $675 million in building a new casino and resort on the harbor in Bridgeport. To make the announcement, officials...
article MGM Resorts Launches ‘Welcome to the Show’ Spot, Clear Focus is on Nongaming Millenials
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts wants to make it very clear in its latest over-the-top marketing ploy that it’s not merely in the casino or hotel business, but rather...

9/18/2017

article Plans For Bridgeport Casino To Be Unveiled Monday: Reports
(Connecticut) -- MGM officials are due to unveil plans for a new casino at Steelepoint Harbor in Bridgeport, according to multiple media reports. Promising at least 2,...
article MGM Resorts ad campaign markets company to be global entertainment brand
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has launched a new marketing campaign that showcases the company shifting its focus away from solely gaming and hospitality. The...

9/12/2017

article MGM to acquire 10 million shares from Kerkorian holding company
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International said Tuesday it would acquire 10 million shares of its stock from Tracinda Corp., the holding company of the casino giant’...

9/8/2017

article MGM Resorts Aims to Launch Japanese Casino Location by 2025
(Japan) -- MGM Resorts International is currently going through an interesting period related to a lot of development and changes. During a presentation in Tokyo, Japan...

9/6/2017

article MGM Grand Hotel and Casino introduces new multiplayer virtual reality arena game
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas will have its very first virtual reality multiplayer game when the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino opens its new free roam experience later this...
article MGM National Harbor is changing hands — sort of — for nearly $1.2B
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor is getting a new owner. MGM Growth Properties (NYSE: MGP), the casino operator's real estate investment trust spinoff, has agreed...

9/5/2017

article MGM Resorts announces National Harbor casino real estate deal, stock buyback
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International, the company that is developing the $950 million MGM Springfield resort and casino in the South End, announced Tuesday that it...
article MGM Resorts announces share buy-back, chief digital officer
(Las Vegas) -- U.S.-based casino operator MGM Resorts International has adopted a US$1.0 billion stock repurchase initiative, it announced in a Tuesday press release.

9/1/2017

article MGM Grand Las Vegas continuing efforts to attract younger patrons
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Grand in Las Vegas is continuing its efforts to attract younger patrons by introducing Las Vegas’ first multiplayer free-roam VR experience...

8/31/2017

article MGM Grand Hotel & Casino debuts free-roam virtual reality arena
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Grand Hotel & Casino and Zero Latency will introduce Las Vegas’ first multiplayer free-roam VR experience inside Level Up gaming lounge in...
article MGM Resorts Rides on Solid Domestic Business, Risks Prevail
(New York) -- On Aug 31, we issued an updated research report on global hospitality company MGM Resorts International MGM . Though the company has solid long-term growth...

8/26/2017

article MGM Grand to Debut First Free-Roam Virtual Reality Arena in Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas’ first multi-player free-roam virtual reality experience will debut September 8 inside LEVEL UP, the tech-savvy gaming lounge at the MGM...

8/25/2017

article New zombie themed virtual reality experience coming to MGM Grand
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming venues located in Las Vegas are opting for new variants of gambling in order to attract millennials. Skill-based games have taken the forefront as...

8/24/2017

article Casino employees to walk 'tightrope' with responsible gambling program: report
(Louisiana) -- A huge casino company will soon begin training its employees on a responsible gambling program it plans to begin at all its casinos, the Las Vegas Review-...

8/20/2017

article MGM Resorts chief denounces bigotry in letter to employees
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren sent a letter to employees Friday that denounced equality-threatening violence and bigotry, and said the casino...
article MGM creates loyalty card to recognize military, spouses
(Las Vegas) -- The nation’s casinos have built success over the years by attracting customers with loyalty cards that assure customers return instead of going to...

8/19/2017

article MGM to match employee donations to civil rights groups
(Las Vegas) -- One of the largest employers in Nevada is launching a donation match program benefiting civil rights organizations in light of the deadly Charlottesville...

8/17/2017

article MGM and GameSense team up to tackle problem gambling in casino properties
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has made its strongest indication yet that it is getting tough on problem gambling by announcing that MGM staff will be trained...

8/16/2017

article MGM Resorts Won’t Make the Fun Stop for Those Using GameSense
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts will soon offer guests access to GameSense, a program that purports to put the power back into players’ hands when it comes to how much...
article MGM Resorts takes on problem gambling with new program
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International will begin training its 77,000 employees nationwide next month on the basics of a responsible gambling program it will roll out...

8/14/2017

article MGM Resorts Bets on Wealthier Masses to Catch Up in Macau
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts International is counting on a growing number of affluent Chinese customers to drive revenue at its new Macau property, as it strives to catch up...

8/11/2017

article MGM Online Casino Goes Live In New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- There’s another new online casino site in New Jersey and this one bears the name of MGM Resorts International. PlayMGM.com launched in...

8/10/2017

article MGM: Springfield casino continues to exceed diversity goals for workforce, construction and design contracts
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Springfield informed the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday that it continues to significantly exceed its goals for diversity hiring and...

8/7/2017

article MGM adds real-money online gaming in New Jersey
(Atlantic City) -- MGM Resorts has enhanced its service offering in New Jersey with the launch of real-money online gambling in the US state’s regulated market....

8/4/2017

article MGM Resorts launches playMGM brand in New Jersey
(New Jersey) -- The launch of the real-money online poker and casino sites mark the first time the MGM brand has been used in the iGaming sector. The playMGMcasino.com...
article Walls coming up at MGM Springfield casino
(Massachusetts) -- The MGM resort casino project in Springfield has entered a new construction phase. Sheetrock is now being installed in the walls of both the...
article Insider Trading at MGM Resorts International?
(New York) -- Its position was valued at $69,193,000 an increase of $8,624,000 as of the end of the quarter. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 102,501 shares...

8/3/2017

article (MGM) With Shares Trading down at $31.69 MGM Resorts International Introduces…
(Internet) -- The company is down since yesterday’s close of $31.98. The company declared a dividend that will be paid on Friday the 15th of September 2017. The...

8/1/2017

article Doormen complain MGM-Uber relationship costs them tip money
(Las Vegas) -- Doormen at MGM Resorts International properties have filed a grievance over an alleged partnership the company has with Uber, claiming the relationship...

7/28/2017

article MGM Resorts revenue rises, just not on a ‘same store’ basis
(Macau) -- Casino operator MGM Resorts posted higher revenue in Q2 but analysts are fretting that the gains were largely due to new venues, not ‘same store’...

7/27/2017

article MGM Resorts reports 16 percent jump in second quarter revenue
(Las Vegas) -- The opening of MGM Resorts International’s National Harbor property near Washington D.C. and the acquisition of complete control of Atlantic City...
article MGM Resorts reports increased second-quarter earnings
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International, the casino giant whose Strip properties include Bellagio, MGM Grand and Aria, reported its second-quarter earnings today.

7/22/2017

article MGM Resorts Added to S&P 500, Company Should Benefit From Increased Trading
(New York) -- MGM Resorts International will become the newest member of the revered S&P 500 prior to the open of trading on Wednesday, July 26. The stock’s...
article Springfield cracks down on vacant, boarded-up restaurant across from MGM casino
(Massachusetts) -- A vacant building in the South End that once housed the Black Pearl restaurant was recently boarded up after being cited for multiple code violations...

7/20/2017

article ‘Everybody’s gotta watch’: De Niro’s Rothstein quoted in opinion on MGM security guards
(Las Vegas) -- A District of Columbia Circuit Court judge quoted Sam “Ace” Rothstein, Robert De Niro’s character in “Casino,” in an opinion...

7/14/2017

article Celebrity chef Graham Elliot vows to bring casual fine dining to MGM Cotai
(Macau) -- Dishes with all the quality and creativity of fine dining with ingredients that people are familiar with will be on the menu that Graham Elliot is helping to...

7/12/2017

article MGM Resorts exec Baldwin injured in fall down stairs at Aria
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International executive and professional poker player Bobby Baldwin is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered in a fall down...

7/7/2017

article MGM Harbor keeps good performance
(Maryland) -- Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency released this week the six casino operators’ results from June, a period that saw revenue of US$130...

6/21/2017

article Officials formally kick off conference center expansion at MGM Grand
(Las Vegas) -- Accompanied by a blast of green and gold confetti and “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley, MGM Resorts International executives on Tuesday...

6/20/2017

article MGM Grand breaks ground on convention space addition
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Grand is set to break ground Tuesday on an expansion to its convention center that will add 250,000 square feet, giving it more than 850,000 square...

6/13/2017

article MGM’s bet on the Connecticut legislature doesn’t pay off
(Massachusetts) -- When you gamble, you need to be prepared to lose. Unfortunately for MGM Resorts, its failed casino bet made it the biggest corporate loser to emerge...

6/9/2017

article MGM Resorts - Catalysts Already In Place Tell A Powerful Story
(Las Vegas) -- Over two years of following shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM), I've had the nagging suspicion that management did not have a clearly...

5/28/2017

article MGM Springfield on target to get buildings watertight by end of year
(Illinois) -- MGM Springfield officials said last week that as they strive to get a $950 million casino project enclosed and water-tight before the end of the year, they...
article OP/ED: Five Strategic Initiatives That Transformed My Company
(Pennsylvania) -- On Monday, April 17, MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren visited Wharton’s campus to meet with students and speak to a packed...

5/26/2017

article 'Tis the season for gambling at (and in) the pools of Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- It’s that time of year in Las Vegas. The temperatures are hitting 100 degrees for the first time and, although it’s been pool season for a...
article Turning the Tap Off / Las Vegas Casino bosses forced to deny they are scrapping the Bellagio fountains for a shopping centre
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts have been forced into denying reports that they planned to scrap the famous Bellagio fountains to make way for a shopping centre.

5/24/2017

article Sands Bethlehem and MGM deal collapses
(Pennsylvania) -- Talks to sell Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International in a deal worth $1.3bn have reportedly fallen apart. The Morning Call quoted...

5/23/2017

article Borgata to switch over to MGM reward program
(Atlantic City) -- Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will switch over its reward program to MGM’s “M life” loyalty program. Starting June 7, M life...
article Deal to sell Sands casino in Bethlehem to MGM Resorts off
(Pennsylvania) -- A deal to sell the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International has fallen apart. News of a pending deal to sell the Bethlehem casino to...
article Deal's off! MGM not buying Sands Casino Bethlehem, sources say
(Pennsylvania) -- The $1.3 billion deal to sell Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International has collapsed, according to multiple sources. What would have...
article MGM deal to buy Pennsylvania casino off (report)
(Pennsylvania) -- MGM Resorts International, the world's second-largest casino company and the developer of the $950 million MGM Springfield project, is no longer in...

5/14/2017

article MGM Cotai to Generate $220 Million in 2018, Analysts Predict
(Macau) -- MGM Cotai is scheduled to open in the last quarter in 2017, and after it does, Fitch Ratings believes the $3.3 billion resort will drive strong profits for...

5/7/2017

article MGM Resorts To Launch New Jersey Online Gambling Website Before End Of 2017
(New Jersey) -- MGM Resorts recently announced that it plans to launch an online gambling website targeting the New Jersey market before the end of this year. New Jersey...

5/6/2017

article OP/ED: MGM National Harbor: Truly Grand
(Maryland) -- If you travel the Interstate Highway 495 between Virginia and Maryland, you’re bound to see the mega-complex known as National Harbor. Anchored by...
article Why MGM Resorts' Shares Popped 12% in April
(Las Vegas) -- Shares of gaming giant MGM Resorts (NYSE:MGM) jumped 12.1% in April, according to data provided by S&P Global Market Intelligence, after the company...

4/29/2017

article MGM Resorts Earnings Driven By National Harbor Opening, Borgata Acquisition And Macau Rebound
(New York) -- MGM Resorts International ( MGM ) reported its Q1'17 earnings on April 27 and its net income and EPS nearly tripled, beating consensus estimates. MGM...

4/28/2017

article MGM Cotai to open in fourth quarter 2017: Murren
(Macau) -- MGM Cotai (pictured), the new Macau casino property from MGM China Holdings Ltd, is likely to open in the fourth quarter of 2017, said James Murren, the...

4/26/2017

article MGM Resorts International outlook seen as good on eve of earnings announcement
(Massachusetts) -- Stock watchers evidently believe MGM Resorts International has a winning hand as the corporation now building a resort casino in Springfield's...
article Swallow This: Ginger at the MGM National Harbor Serves $188 Edible Bird’s Nests
(Maryland) -- Over-the-top eating is part of the entertainment at the new MGM National Harbor, with plenty of unusual and extravagant offerings worthy of a casino. (...

4/25/2017

article MGM Resorts CEO: Five Strategic Initiatives That Transformed My Company
(Pennsylvania) -- On Monday, April 17, MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren visited Wharton’s campus to meet with students and speak to a packed...

4/5/2017

article MGM Resorts to raise parking rates April 12
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a year after implementing parking fees at most of its properties, MGM Resorts International will increase its rates next week, some by as much...
article MGM to increase parking fees April 12
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International is increasing its parking fees less than a year since it was the first major Strip resort company to break the long-standing Las...

4/4/2017

article ‘Hiding real black history’: Lawsuit fights plan to move historic cemetery at MGM casino’s doorstep
(Maryland) -- Yards from the sleek entrance of the icy-blue MGM National Harbor casino, an eerie sight greets those lining up for table games and Cher concerts: a...
article MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
(Wall Street) -- MGM Growth Properties LLC logoZacks Investment Research lowered shares of MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE:MGP) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a...

4/1/2017

article Las Vegas casino giants MGM Grand force Glasgow boxing firm with mobster links to change its name
(UK) -- Las Vegas casino giants MGM Grand forced a boxing firm with mobster links to change its name. MGM gyms owner Matthew ‘Mack The Knife’ Macklin, 34,...

3/27/2017

article MGM appoints Aaron Fischer chief strategy officer
(Las Vegas) -- Casino operator MGM Resorts International on Monday announced the appointment of Aaron Fischer as chief strategy officer. Fischer, who is presently based...

3/26/2017

article MGM Macau participates in Earth Hour
(Macau) -- MGM Macau, together with 17 properties under MGM Resorts International in the United States, participated in the global observance of Earth Hour on March 25...

3/25/2017

article Relationship with Dubai renewed with deal by MGM Resorts subsidiary
(Dubai) -- Spanning 26 acres of beachfront property, the latest project by a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International won’t have slot machines or poker tables but...

3/21/2017

article MGM Grand Las Vegas goes high-tech; launches first ever indoor laser golf course
(Las Vegas) -- In marketing millennial style 101, MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino has brought what is being billed as the world’s first indoor laser golf...

3/18/2017

article A $15,000 mink coat vanished from MGM National Harbor casino. Here’s how it was found.
(Maryland) -- A diner at Fish, the José Andrés seafood restaurant at the MGM National Harbor casino, found out the hard way that $15,000 fur coats sometimes have a...

3/12/2017

article The Real Story: MGM calls on Connecticut to open bidding for 3rd casino
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts, now building a huge "destination" casino in Springfield, calls on Connecticut to open the bidding process for a third casino. A...

3/9/2017

article MGM Poised To Purchase PA’s Sands Bethlehem Casino For More Than $1 Billion
(Pennsylvania) -- Earlier reports indicated an unnamed casino corporation approached Las Vegas Sands Corp. looking to purchase the company’s Sands Bethlehem Casino...
article Reports: MGM deal to buy PA casino for $1.3 billion 'imminent'
(Pennsylvania) -- MGM Resorts International, corporate parent of the $950 million MGM Springfield casino now under construction, has reached a deal to buy the...
article Better Buy: Las Vegas Sands Corp. vs. MGM Resorts
(Wall Street) -- There may be evidence that Macau's casinos industry is actually finally recovering. After five months of rising gaming revenues that had external...

3/8/2017

article 'Imminent' Sands Casino Bethlehem sale could bring $1.3 billion
(Pennsylvania) -- In what would be the biggest deal since Pennsylvania legalized casino gambling in 2004, Las Vegas Sands Corp. has reached an agreement in principle to...
article Sands Bethlehem reportedly sold for $1.3b to MGM Resorts
(Pennsylvania) -- Casino operator Las Vegas Sands has reportedly reached a $1.3b deal to sell its Pennsylvania gaming venue to rival MGM Resorts. Late last week, local...
article MGM Cotai gets new name and 38-ton, gold-plated lion mascot
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts’ latest Macau casino has a new name and a shiny new mascot to announce its imminent arrival. On Tuesday, MGM China unveiled an 11-meter, 38-...

3/7/2017

article A New World: MGM Welcomes Borgata to M Life, Plans April Conversion
(Atlantic City) -- The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa is a shining star of Atlantic City. How will that change when the resort becomes a full-fledged member of MGM...

3/6/2017

article WEEKLY FEATURE: MGM Resorts Bids for Sands Bethlehem
(Pennsylvania) -- Since its inception in 2009, Sands Bethlehem was unlike any other property owned by Las Vegas Sands. A regional casino, it bore little resemblance to...

3/3/2017

article MGM in talks to buy Sands Casino Bethlehem, source says
(Pennsylvania) -- MGM Resorts International is making a major play to buy the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem from Las Vegas Sands Corp., according to two sources familiar...

2/25/2017

article MGM’s new problem gambling program designed to raise awareness
(Las Vegas) -- There’s no such thing as luck, but compulsive gamblers should at least feel fortunate that the state’s largest employer is introducing a...

2/24/2017

article MGM Adopting GameSense Responsible Gaming Program Throughout Its US Casinos
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International made some waves on Wednesday. The second largest casino corporation in the world announced it will implement BCLC’s...

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