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MGM Resorts Selects 'Las Vegas Aces' As New Name For WNBA Franchise

MGM Resorts Selects 'Las Vegas Aces' As New Name For WNBA Franchise

LAS VEGAS (December 11, 2017) - MGM Resorts International today announced that its WNBA franchise will be called the Las Vegas Aces. Las Vegas' first major professional basketball team – formerly the San Antonio Stars – will begin play in its new home in the 2018 season. 



MGM Resorts Art & Culture Presents an Interactive Installation by Artist Tanja Hollander During Art Basel in Miami Beach

MGM Resorts Art & Culture Presents an Interactive Installation by Artist Tanja Hollander During Art Basel in Miami Beach

LAS VEGAS (November 27, 2017)—During Art Basel in Miami Beach 2017, MGM Resorts Art & Culture, an Associate Partner of the show, will present a participatory art installation by Tanja Hollander. The project is timed with the launch of a book co-published by MGM Resorts and MASS MoCA (The Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), in conjunction with the artist’s current exhibition Are you really my friend? On view at MASS MoCA through February 11, 2018, the project examines the ways that friendship is defined in the era of social media and will build upon the work at Art Basel in Miami Beach.
 


MGM Resorts’ New Upgraded Convention Wi-Fi Network Launches, Successfully Supports Largest Cisco Live Event in Company’s History

MGM Resorts’ New Upgraded Convention Wi-Fi Network Launches, Successfully Supports Largest Cisco Live Event in Company’s History

LAS VEGAS (November 16, 2017) – Enhancing the meetings and convention experience in Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has partnered with Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Mobilitie, LLC to upgrade and double its wireless infrastructure.  The largest, technologically advanced system in the industry is the first in-house, high-density Wi-Fi network able to support Cisco Live, a high-level, tech-intensive company event.
 


The Park Transforms Into Magical Winter Wonderland  This Holiday Season

The Park Transforms Into Magical Winter Wonderland This Holiday Season

“Holiday at The Park,” an immersive holiday experience featuring ice skating, shopping and attractions, will take over The Park and Toshiba Plaza  beginning Thursday, Nov. 30.


MGM Resorts Among Leaders in Customer Loyalty Honored at 2017 Customer Expo

MGM Resorts Among Leaders in Customer Loyalty Honored at 2017 Customer Expo

(Nov. 10, 2017) – With customer loyalty now being recognized as the key to business success, brands that excel in the effort were honored this week at the Loyalty360 Customer Awards at the inaugural Customer Expo in Nashville, Tenn. Some of the top brands in loyalty marketing, customer experience, and customer engagement, including MGM Resorts International, were recognized.
 


Las Vegas Entertainment Community Unites for Vegas Strong Benefit Concert to Raise Funds for Victims of Recent Tragedy

Las Vegas Entertainment Community Unites for Vegas Strong Benefit Concert to Raise Funds for Victims of Recent Tragedy

LAS VEGAS (November 7, 2017) – Las Vegas’ entertainment industry is uniting in unprecedented fashion in support of the victims of the October 1 tragedy.  On Friday, December 1 at 7:30 p.m., T-Mobile Arena will host the Vegas Strong Benefit Concert, a special evening of entertainment featuring Boyz II Men, Cirque du Soleil, David Copperfield, Imagine Dragons, Penn & Teller, The Killers, and others soon to be announced.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Las Vegas Victims Fund. 


WNBA Announces Relocation of San Antonio Stars To Las Vegas

WNBA Announces Relocation of San Antonio Stars To Las Vegas

NEW YORK (October 17, 2017) – The WNBA and NBA Board of Governors have unanimously approved the relocation of the San Antonio Stars to Las Vegas, WNBA President Lisa Borders announced today.  MGM Resorts International will own and operate the team, which will begin play in Las Vegas in the 2018 season. The team’s home arena will be the Mandalay Bay Events Center, one of the city’s premier entertainment venues, having hosted major concert and sports events since opening in 1999. 


MGM Resorts Commits $3 Million To Aid Victims Of Las Vegas Shooting And First Responder Organizations

MGM Resorts Commits $3 Million To Aid Victims Of Las Vegas Shooting And First Responder Organizations

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), the global entertainment organization, announced today that it will provide donations through the MGM Resorts Foundation in the amount of $3 million to fund humanitarian assistance to victims of the Las Vegas shooting, along with organizations who provide support to those who are first on the scene to assist in traumatic events. 


MGM Springfield Kicks Off Major Job Recruitment

MGM Springfield Kicks Off Major Job Recruitment

SPRINGFIELD (MA) September 25, 2017 – As MGM Springfield moves toward a fall 2018 opening, it is launching a local media blitz designed to attract people looking for career opportunities with the entertainment destination at the forefront of the city’s downtown renaissance. With messages such as "Stomach Meet Butterflies" and "Roar With Us, New England," the multi-channel integrated media campaign includes billboards, digital, social, television and radio.


7,000 Jobs to be Created, No Taxpayer Dollars Being Sought as MGM Resorts International, The RCI Group Announce Agreement for MGM Bridgeport

7,000 Jobs to be Created, No Taxpayer Dollars Being Sought as MGM Resorts International, The RCI Group Announce Agreement for MGM Bridgeport

MGM Resorts International and The RCI Group today announced a formal agreement to build MGM Bridgeport, a world-class resort casino to be located at Steelpointe Harbor in Bridgeport, Connecticut.  The development’s impact would include:
  • More than 7,000 new jobs in the Bridgeport area
  • $50 million in license fees paid to the State of Connecticut in fiscal year 2018
  • $8 million in annual payments to Bridgeport
  • $4.5 million in annual payments to surrounding communities
  • More than $600 million in new private investment; 100% privately financed construction 
  • $430 Million in new labor income



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