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MGM Online Casino Goes Live In New Jersey

There’s another new online casino site in New Jersey and this one bears the name of MGM Resorts International. PlayMGM.com launched in conjunction with MGM’s Borgata casino in Atlantic City. New Jersey online casinos must be partnered with an Atlantic City casino.

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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...
article MGM Resorts Implementing Responsible Gambling Program at North American Casinos
(British Columbia) -- MGM Resorts has partnered with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to implement the Canadian regulator’s responsible gambling...

2/22/2017

article MGM Resorts will launch responsible gambling program at all its US casinos
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International by the end of the year will introduce a new program to identify and help compulsive gamblers in the company’s U.S. casinos...
article MGM unveils problem-gambling prevention efforts inspired by requirements at Springfield casino
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts International, the company behind the $950 million casino taking shape in the South End, is rolling out problem-gambling prevention...

2/18/2017

article Wolfgang Puck Steak at the MGM Grand Detroit Temporarily Shutters Following Kitchen Fire
(Michigan) -- High-end casino eatery Wolfgang Puck Steak at the MGM Grand Detroit has closed until further notice, while operators assess the damage from a kitchen fire...

2/17/2017

article MGM Resorts Misses Fourth-Quarter Projections, but Springfield Casino Construction Ahead of Schedule
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts posted improved fourth-quarter revenues in 2016 compared to the previous year, but the generated income fell far short of projections.

2/16/2017

article MGM shares drop 5% after casino company reports Q4 earnings
(Wall Street) -- MGM Resorts International MGM, -9.26% shares fell more than 5% in premarket trade on Thursday after the company reported earnings for the fourth quarter...

2/10/2017

article MGM National Harbor Emerges as Maryland's Top Casino
(Maryland) -- The MGM Resorts Int'l (MGM) National Harbor casino in Oxon Hill, MD has been the success most analysts expected it to be with the casino resort taking...

2/6/2017

article New MGM Casino Drives Gaming Revenue Growth
(Maryland) -- As a new casino opened in National Harbor, state casino revenue on the whole was up nearly 43 percent year-over-year, though casinos elsewhere in the state...

1/31/2017

article MGM Springfield casino update, January 2017 (photos, video)
(Massachusetts) -- The first month of 2017 is just about over, the weather has been relatively mild and the MGM Springfield casino project continues to move forward at a...

1/30/2017

article MGM launches resort-branded emoji sticker pack
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has launched the first resort-branded sticker pack in Las Vegas. Once downloaded, users of both Android and iOS can access the...

1/29/2017

article MGM National Harbor pushes Maryland gambling revenue to new heights
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor raked in nearly $42 million in gross revenue during its first three weeks of operation, helping to give the state’s casino...

1/21/2017

article Indigenous women were among the last to sing along Constitution Ave.
(Washington D.C.) -- The women's march has seriously wound down. Several hundred demonstrators are still massed in front of the White House, but Constitution Ave....

1/19/2017

article 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy MGM Resorts Stock Now
(Wall Street) -- A tough operating environment in Macau weighed on casino stocks in 2015 and for the most part of 2016. However, with Macau - the mecca of casino gaming...

1/17/2017

article MGM Resorts Gets on Power Lobby Bandwagon with New Washington, DC Office
(Washington D.C.) -- MGM Resorts is adding a new presence in Washington, DC to its recently opened, and already very succesful, $1.4 billion National Harbor casino that...

1/16/2017

article MGM Resorts buys Washington, DC, office to advance policy initiatives
(Washington D.C.) -- MGM Resorts International has bought a new Washington, D.C., office building to use as a base for advancing public policy initiatives. In a...
press release MGM Grand's LEVEL UP raises the bar for modern gaming
(Las Vegas) -- Skill-based games are slowly but surely establishing themselves as the "new thing," waiting to change the face of the gaming industry. Casinos...

1/9/2017

article Was the Borgata MGM Resort's Smartest Acquisition?
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City might be a financial basket case, and the remaining seven casinos there may be struggling to maintain their share of gaming revenues on...

1/7/2017

article With opening of MGM National Harbor, state casinos shatter revenue record
(Maryland) -- With the opening of the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort to capacity crowds, Maryland casinos generated a record $133.5 million in...
article Two Conn. towns appear to be finalists in casino site selection
(Connecticut) -- In Connecticut, two towns appear to be finalists in the site selection process for a new casino planned for the north central part of the state. Sites...

1/5/2017

article Why MGM Resorts is investing billions on East Coast gaming as Atlantic City casinos go bankrupt
(USA) -- The success of MGM Resorts over the last five years can be traced back to one place: The Las Vegas Strip. MGM generates a vast majority of its revenue from the...

1/2/2017

article Doubling Down: The House Always Wins
(Wall Street) -- In full disclosure, I was a small stakeholder in Trump’s Atlantic City company, and I knew the risks that I was exposed to when I purchased shares.

12/29/2016

article Might MGM Resorts Be a Big Winner When Japan Fully Legalizes Casino Gambling?
(Japan) -- With Japan's legislature taking the first steps toward legalized casino gambling, casino operators are angling to get a seat at the baccarat table....

12/28/2016

article Want to park free at MGM properties? Read on …
(Las Vegas) -- Pssst. Over here. I know how you can get free parking at MGM’s Las Vegas properties, whether you’re a local or an out-of-towner. My holiday...

12/27/2016

article MGM Resorts rolls out parking fees for locals Thursday on the Las Vegas Strip
(Las Vegas) -- The days of free parking are behind us as MGM Resorts starts charging locals on Dec. 29 to park in their garages on the Las Vegas Strip. It’s a move...
article MGM National Harbor changes some blackjack payouts to its advantage
(Maryland) -- Some gamblers are not happy with MGM National Harbor, because they're winning less. Not necessarily less frequently, just less. The Baltimore Sun...

12/15/2016

article New MGM Resort Hits Capacity Minutes After Opening
(Maryland) -- MGM International’s new MGM National Harbor casino/resort in Oxon Hill, Md. was so busy this past weekend it asked potential visitors to consider...

12/14/2016

article MGM targets millennials with Level Up, opening this month
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International has announced the name and opening date of the MGM Grand’s new 12,000-square-foot space designed by and for the millennial...

12/13/2016

article Level Up, where casino gambling and video games meet, to open at MGM Grand
(Las Vegas) -- Apparently, the border dividing casino gambling and video games lies somewhere between a nightclub and a sports book — at least that’s where...

12/12/2016

article Interactive gaming lounge Level Up opens December 29 at MGM Grand
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Grand and Hakkasan Group are teaming up again to create Level Up, a gaming lounge set to open December 29 in the space formerly occupied by Rainforest...

12/11/2016

article MGM casino outside Washington may change Washington’s ways
(Washington) -- MGM’s new casino sits seven miles south of the White House and is filled with hat tips and homages to life in the nation’s capital. George...

12/10/2016

article Liquor board chair arrested for DUI outside casino’s grand opening
(Maryland) -- The chairman of the Prince George’s County liquor board was arrested for drunk driving Thursday night after becoming involved in a fender bender...
article During drunken-driving arrest, head of liquor commission was caught on video
(Maryland) -- Multiple witnesses saw the chairman of the Prince George’s County liquor board strike two vehicles as he was trying to leave the MGM casino in his...
article MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) said that, it opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s capital,...
article VIDEO: Fight breaks out at MGM National Harbor casino during opening night
(Maryland) -- The grand opening of the MGM National Harbor has been an overwhelming success, according to casino officials, but it hasn’t been without a bump in...
article Filipino-American firm of Leuterio Thomas A Big Part of $1.4B MGM Resort Design Team
(Maryland) -- When the $1.4-billion MGM National Harbor casino and international resort formally opened on Dec. 8 amid a lot of fanfare in Maryland, MGM Resorts...

12/9/2016

article Glitzy MGM National Harbor casino opens in Maryland
(Maryland) -- As guests slurped oysters, sipped cocktails and peered around for glimpses of VIPs ranging from U.S. senators to Miss World, one man checking out the new...
article MGM National Harbor casino opens on the Potomac
(Maryland) -- The new casino on the banks of the Potomac and in the shadow of the nation’s capital filled to overflowing on its first full day of operations Friday...
article MGM Casino: If you don't have reservations, stay away until after the weekend
(Maryland) -- Due to an overwhelming response to the grand opening Thursday night and again during the day Friday, MGM National Harbor is urging anyone who doesn't...
article What’s not to love about MGM National Harbor? Traffic
(Maryland) -- There are plenty of reasons to be excited and bullish toward the opening of MGM’s National Harbor property later this week outside Washington, DC,...

12/8/2016

article Progress at MGM Springfield
(Massachusetts) -- Downtown Springfield has seen many changes since the announcement was made that an MGM casino would come to the city.
article $1.4 Billion MGM Casino Opens In Maryland
(Maryland) -- Maryland will see its sixth casino open on Thursday evening when the $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor begins taking wagers. The casino has 125,000 square...
article REVIEW: MGM’s $1.4 billion casino is a cruise ship to nowhere
(Maryland) -- The MGM National Harbor casino and entertainment complex looks like a cruise ship beached high on the banks of the Potomac, deposited there by some great...

12/4/2016

article Getting a dash of Vegas
(Maryland) -- When Rushern L. Baker III, Prince George's county executive, announced he wanted a billion-dollar casino built on the banks of the Potomac River, he...
article MGM National Harbor, new Maryland 'landmark,' gambling on region's casino appetite
(Maryland) -- The MGM National Harbor glows a shiny white at night, rising above the Potomac River like — its architect has suggested — a vast ship sailing...
article Mixed emotions from neighbors ahead of MGM Grand Opening
(Maryland) -- Maryland is just days away from getting a taste of Las Vegas. Later this week, the MGM National Harbor is set to have its long awaited grand opening, but...
article Questions you might have about MGM National Harbor
(Maryland) -- MGM Resorts International is opening a gambling resort on the banks of the Potomac River in Prince George’s County. It is Maryland’s sixth and...

12/3/2016

article Casino near Washington, D.C., is MGM’s model for Atlanta resort
(Maryland) -- The 23-story hotel at MGM National Harbor towers over the Capital Beltway, the first thing hundreds of thousands of motorists see as they stream across the...

11/25/2016

article MGM Resorts International’s Winning Hand
(Las Vegas) -- Sometimes, what happens in Las Vegas really does stay there, which is good news for MGM Resorts International. The company, which has greater exposure to...

11/18/2016

article MGM wraps up hiring, puts final touches at $1.4 billion resort
(Maryland) -- The glamour of the gambling industry has drawn thousands of applicants for the roughly 4,000 jobs at the soon-to-open MGM National Harbor casino resort.

11/17/2016

article Springfield Casino, Convention Center Partnership Touted
(Massachusetts) -- MGM is poised to take a role in managing the state-owned convention center in Springfield, Massachusetts, where the Las Vegas-based company is...

11/13/2016

article MGM Resorts’ controversial parking policy still on local minds
(Las Vegas) -- My wife and I had just completed a great Sunday afternoon at Bellagio. After suffering like everybody else through the brutal election campaign season, we...

11/10/2016

article MGM lion statue lowered into place as National Harbor resort and casino nears completion
(Maryland) -- One of the finishing touches is being added to the MGM National Harbor resort and casino. The majestic MGM Lion was put into place on Thursday.
article Traffic Concerns Grow as MGM Grand Casino Opening Approaches
(Maryland) -- While excitement for the opening of the MGM Grand Casino at National Harbor builds, so does concern about traffic in the area.

11/7/2016

article Casino CEO Jim Murren: MGM Springfield, National Harbor, Atlantic City's Borgata would market together
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts International plans to integrate marketing of MGM Springfield with its other new casinos in Maryland and New Jersey. "It will have a...
article MGM tops earnings forecasts on Borgata purchase
(Atlantic City) -- MGM Resorts International says its acquisition of The Borgata, Atlantic City's top casino, helped push revenue up 23 percent over last year's...

11/4/2016

article Earnings: Might MGM's Vegas Results Make Up For Possible Shortfalls In Macau?
(Wall Street) -- Shares of MGM's rival casino operator Wynn Resorts, fell over 9% when weaker-than-expected earnings were reported Nov. 2.
article Were The Stakes Higher For MGM's Q3 On The Vegas Strip Or In Macau?
(Wall Street) -- The stakes may be high going into MGM Resorts MGM +2.48% International’s Q3 earnings, which come out ahead of Monday’s trading session,...

11/1/2016

article MGM Casino vs Verizon Center: Which Will Have the Bigger Stars?
(Maryland) -- Now that the new MGM Casino is just weeks away from opening Dec. 8 in National Harbor, Md., it's raised an interesting question -- is the new venue...

10/23/2016

article MGM National Harbor doing its part, but critics fear county isn't
(Maryland) -- It’s not quite 6 a.m., and Carla Truitt is already making the rounds of the 125,000-square-foot casino floor. She moves from the food court to the...

10/15/2016

press release Tower Research Capital LLC TRC Acquires New Stake in MGM Growth Properties LLC (MGP)
(Las Vegas) -- Tower Research Capital LLC TRC purchased a new stake in MGM Growth Properties LLC during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm purchased...

9/26/2016

article A Casino Stock Worth the Gamble
(Wall Street) -- The gaming industry has been through a lot of turmoil in the past two years, mainly in the world's largest gaming market of Macau.

9/14/2016

article MGM casino revenue redirected to boost school’s vocational programs
(Maryland) -- A large chunk of anticipated MGM National Harbor casino revenue is set to be diverted from school repairs to bolster a local high school’s vocational...

8/16/2016

article A deal inside one of the world's largest casino conglomerates just baffled Wall Street
(China) -- Nobody understands what just happened between MGM Resorts and MGM China, but it's making Wall Street question a recent, fragile sense of stability in the...
article MGM raises China stake in US$325 million pact with partner Pansy Ho
(China) -- MGM Resorts International acquired more shares in its China unit in a deal valued at about US$325 million with Pansy Ho, the daughter of gambling mogul...

8/11/2016

article MGM Cotai to open with no VIP tables
(Macau) -- Casino operator MGM Resorts says its new Macau property won’t have any VIP gaming tables, at least, not to start. On Tuesday, MGM China CEO Grant Bowie...

8/5/2016

article The Evolution Of MGM Resorts Includes Emphasis On Mobile Gambling
(Las Vegas) -- This has been quite an evolutionary year MGM Resorts International. The casino operator has grown in just about every category: In Las Vegas, MGM Resorts...
article Inside Gaming: MGM Resorts Up, New Pacts for Calif. Tribes, Wynn Boston Harbor Building Begins
(USA) -- This week MGM Resorts International reported its second-quarter earnings for the year, and the news was good for the company with profit exceeding observers...
article MGM Resorts has "best July as a company we've ever had"
(Las Vegas) -- Casino operator MGM Resorts managed to post a larger than expected profit in Q2 despite ongoing carnage at its Macau property.

8/4/2016

article Now you can gamble in your PJs or at the pool with MGM Resorts' new mobile tournaments
(Las Vegas) -- If you've dreamed about gambling from the swimming pool, your bathtub or in your pajamas, MGM Resorts (mgmresorts.com) now has you covered. The...
article MGM China Sees Macau Gaming Stabilizing as Revenue Drop Narrows
(Macau) -- MGM China Holdings Ltd. reported a slowing pace of revenue decline in the second quarter as more recreational gamblers plunked down bets. Shares advanced to a...
article MGM Resorts 2nd-quarter profit soars on sale of high-end mall
(Las Vegas) -- Casino and hotel operator MGM Resorts said Thursday that its second-quarter profit quintupled from the same period a year ago, mainly due to the sale of...
article MGM China reports better than expected income as premium mass market gamblers splurge
(Macau) -- MGM China Holdings, a Macau gaming operator co-chaired by casino tsar Stanley Ho’s daughter Pansy Ho, reported a better-than-expected net income for the...

7/13/2016

article MGM stalled in effort to block new Indian casino in CT
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts International's efforts to block the establishment of a third casino run by Connecticut’s gaming tribes has stalled on Capitol...

7/6/2016

article MGM Resorts, NRG Energy complete installation of largest rooftop PV array in US
(Las Vegas) -- NRG Energy and MGM Resorts International have announced the completed expansion of the US’ largest rooftop solar array. Located on top of the...

7/4/2016

article Eight years and one casino later, a bus line from Alexandria to National Harbor
(Virginia) -- A new Metrobus line that will connect the growing National Harbor community to Alexandria is launching this fall — the culmination of years-long...

6/29/2016

article ICYMI: Did MGM push Congress to block Connecticut casino plan?
(Washington D.C.) -- MGM Resorts International prodded Congress last month to block a proposed Connecticut tribal casino that would compete with its MGM Springfield...

6/21/2016

article MGM tells investors to be prepared for major upswing
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming analysts are buying into MGM Resorts International’s guidance to investors that the company is heading into a major upswing.

6/10/2016

article MGM again seeks greater disclosure on airport casino plan
(Connecticut) -- The Freedom of Information Commission will hear a second complaint from MGM regarding the Connecticut Airport Authority’s claim that discussions...

6/4/2016

article Monte Carlo casino-hotel rebrands as Park MGM, NoMad
(Las Vegas) -- Today’s announcement that the Monte Carlo hotel will be redesigned as two hotels — the Park MGM Grand and NoMad Las Vegas — keeps a...
article Monte Carlo will transform to Park MGM in $450M makeover
(Las Vegas) -- The 3,000-room Monte Carlo will undergo a two-year, $450 million makeover that will create a new luxury brand for MGM Resorts International and bring the...
article This is your last weekend for free parking at MGM Resort properties
(Las Vegas) -- Planning to head to the Strip anytime soon? This is officially your last weekend (June 4-5) to park for free at MGM properties — unless you’re...

6/3/2016

article MGM Resorts to Rebrand Monte Carlo Casino-Hotel in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International is rebranding its Monte Carlo resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The company announced Friday it will renovate the...
article MGM Resorts, Republic Services create environmental awareness exhibit
(Las Vegas) -- Kelcie Saunders ran her hands over a starfish, admiring the shells and objects on display in a room at The Mirage. “It’s a really good idea to...

6/1/2016

article Boyd Gaming selling 50% stake in Borgata
(Philadelphia) -- Boyd Gaming Corp. has entered into an agreement to sell its 50-percent interest in one of Atlantic City's top casinos to an operator that owns...
article Boyd Gaming sells 50% stake in Atlantic City's Borgata casino to MGM Resorts
(Atlantic City) -- MGM Resorts is now sole owner of Atlantic City’s market-leading Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa after Boyd Gaming sold its 50% stake in the...
article Boyd sells 50% stake in Borgata to MGM
(Atlantic City) -- Boyd Gaming has entered a definitive agreement to sell its 50% equity interest in Marina Development Holding Company, the parent company of New Jersey...
article MGM Buying Full Ownership of Borgata Casino
(Atlantic City) -- MGM will soon be the sole owner of the Borgata. Boyd Gaming and MGM Resorts International, co-owners of Borgata parent company Marina District...
article MGM Resorts (MGM) Stock Climbs on Borgata Acquisition, Deutsche Bank Bullish
(Wall Street) -- Shares of MGM Resorts Int'l (MGM) are rising 2.67% to $23.46 late Wednesday afternoon, after the casino resorts company agreed to purchase a 50%...

5/29/2016

article More questions on MGM Resorts parking fee controversy
(Las Vegas) -- I can always count on Road Warrior readers being predictable. After a fairly thorough look at any traffic or road situation, I can count on readers...

5/28/2016

article Casino hopefuls take a gamble on MGM’s blackjack school
(Maryland) -- Before her first day of blackjack class, Stephanie Sizemore straightened her blonde hair, put on hot-pink lipstick and reached for the highest pair of...

5/5/2016

article Macau struggles, tax provision hurt MGM’s 1st-quarter results
(Macau) -- MGM Resorts, the casino company behind such Las Vegas Strip properties as the MGM Grand, Bellagio and Aria, reported its first-quarter earnings today.
article MGM Resorts CEO: Macau Has Struggled
(Macau) -- James Murren, MGM Resorts chief executive officer, discusses the challenges in China with Bloomberg's Carol Massar on "Bloomberg Markets."
article MGM China May Delay Cotai Casino Opening Past First Quarter
(Macau) -- MGM China Holdings Ltd. reported revenue fell 25 percent in the first quarter and said the planned opening of its new casino in Macau’s Cotai area may...

4/24/2016

article IPOs Shine
(New York) -- MGM Growth Properties performed exceedingly well during its initial public offering and surpassed top expectations by about $1 per share. MGM Resorts...

4/23/2016

article Were Analysts Bearish MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) This Week?
(Wall Street) -- Out of 16 analysts covering MGM Resorts (NYSE:MGM), 17 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 89% are...

4/22/2016

article MGM announces more food choices for National Harbor Casino and Resort
(Washington D.C.) -- No buffet, but there will be plenty to eat at the MGM National Harbor Casino and Resort. MGM National Harbor has released a list of eateries that...

4/20/2016

article MGM’s new real estate subsidiary prices IPO at high end of expectations
(New York) -- MGM Resorts International said today that the initial public offering of its new real estate subsidiary has been priced at $21 per share, raising gross...

4/18/2016

article Milbank, Latham, Davis Polk Advise on BATS, Big Casino IPOs
(Las Vegas) -- After a slow start to 2016, capital markets in the U.S. are finally warming up with a bevy of high-profile public listings. On Tuesday, Las Vegas-based...

4/15/2016

article REVIEW: MGM Grand, Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- When they decided to call the MGM hotel in Las Vegas ‘grand’, they were not being hyperbolic. Magnificent, majestic and what feels like the...

4/10/2016

article MGM Opens Las Vegas Arena
(Las Vegas) -- What was no more than a road and a patch of dirt two years ago now is the newest, coolest, and possibly the most environmentally friendly development on...

4/8/2016

article MGM Resorts International (MGM) Position Reduced by Water Island Capital
(Wall Street) -- Water Island Capital reduced its position in shares of MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) by 47.9% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports.

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