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Pepper greets visitors to the Mandarin Oriental's 23rd floor Sky Lobby. The 4-foot tall humanoid robot serves as both an attraction and a wealth of information as guests click on her interactive screen.
Dash of Pepper spices up Mandarin Oriental’s lobby
The Strip:
Friday, November 17, 2017
Mandarin Oriental, that rare resort on the Las Vegas Strip that doesn’t feature a casino, a nightclub or a show, has found a creative new way to entertain guests. Pepper, a sleek 4-foot tall humanoid robot with overly wide eyes and a tablet at the ready, greets visitors to the resort’s 23rd floor Sky Lobby. She serves as both ...
Although open for business, the Mandalay Bay casino floor remains calm and quiet Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017, two days after a mass shooting occured Sunday night at an outdoor country music festival Sunday night.
Mandalay Bay staff reduction result of Oct. 1 shooting attack
Sunday, November 12, 2017
MGM Resorts International is laying off workers at Mandalay Bay because of the economic effects of the Oct. 1 shooting ...
A view of the MGM Grand as seen from Rivea at Delano Las Vegas on Feb. 2, 2016.
MGM’s Murren: Shooting, marketing pause will have impact on fourth quarter
Wednesday, November 8, 2017
MGM is reporting third-quarter net income of $149.1 million, its first quarterly financial report since a deadly mass shooting at its Mandalay Bay property in early October. The shooting did not ...
UNLV product Sequoia Holmes (standing) is pictured during the 2010 WNBA playoffs with the Phoenix Mercury along with, from left, Candice Dupree, Diana Taurasi and Penny Taylor. Holmes is on the roster with San Antonio, which is relocating to Las Vegas after being purchased by MGM Resorts International.
UNLV product Sequoia Holmes ready to return home with WNBA franchise
Holmes averaged 3.3 points and 11.3 minutes per game with San Antonio last season
Friday, October 20, 2017
Keeping tabs on Holmes will be easier this summer. The former Lady Rebels star finished last season with San Antonio of the WNBA, which announced this week it is relocating to Las Vegas for the 2018 season after ...
Drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, on the Las Vegas Strip following a deadly shooting at a music festival in Las Vegas. A gunman was found dead inside a hotel room.
MGM: No plans to rent gunman’s room at Mandalay Bay
Thursday, October 19, 2017
MGM Resorts International said today it has no plans to rent the 32nd-floor Mandalay Bay suite from where a gunman shot and killed 58 people and wounded more than ...
In this July 12, 2017, file photo, San Antonio Stars' Kayla McBride laughs with head coach Vickie Johnson during the second half of a WNBA basketball game against the Indiana Fever in Indianapolis.
San Antonio Stars moving to Las Vegas, bought by MGM Resorts
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Las Vegas is getting a WNBA franchise. The San Antonio Stars are moving to the gambling mecca after being bought by MGM Resorts International, the league said Tuesday. "Las Vegas has ...
MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren addresses wounded veterans and their families at an event to begin the Salute to the Troops weekend at the Mirage, Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017.
Mirage welcomes wounded veterans for their comped weekend in Vegas
Friday, October 13, 2017
MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren addressed 80 wounded veterans and their families at a reception Friday, held to kick off the company’s eighth-annual Salute the Troops event ...
Debris litters a festival grounds across the street from Mandalay Bay, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Authorities said Stephen Paddock broke a hotel suite's  windows and began firing with a cache of weapons, killing dozens and injuring hundreds at a music festival at the grounds.
Quandary in Las Vegas: What to do with the murder scenes
Thursday, October 12, 2017
The scene of carnage this time was a flat 15-acre parcel of land without any permanent structures. It is a rectangle of blacktop surrounded by busy streets, including the famous Las Vegas Strip. Marketed as “Las Vegas Village” the past couple of years, it has the feel of a small ...
A memorial to honor the victims of Sunday night's mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival is set up by members of the community on the corner of Sahara and Las Vegas Blvd, Tuesday Oct. 3, 2017.
Donations for victims continue to accumulate, including $3 million from MGM
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The donation, which will be made through the MGM Resorts Foundation, is to fund humanitarian assistance to the victims and to organizations who provide support to those ...
Couples watch the show at Bellagio Fountains on Monday, March 16, 2015, on the Las Vegas Strip.
‘Show’ time: MGM Resorts’ new ad campaign impresses the experts
Marketing:
Friday, September 22, 2017
The first ad in MGM Resorts International’s massive new “Welcome to the Show” campaign featured cinema-like video of the company’s properties and attractions interspersed with written text such as “Mankind was not born to be bored” and “We invented MGM to entertain the human race.” What it didn’t ...
This image provided by MGM Resorts International shows an architectural rendering of a casino proposed for Bridgeport, Conn., announced on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, by MGM Resorts International and The RCI Group.
New MGM casinos in Northeast would be only 90 minutes apart
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Whether or not MGM succeeds in opening a casino in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the Bay State will hold the company and Wynn Resorts to commitments both operators have made here. MGM has proposed ...
This image provided by MGM Resorts International shows an architectural rendering of a casino proposed for Bridgeport, Conn., announced on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, by MGM Resorts International and The RCI Group.
MGM announces plans for a new casino in Connecticut
Monday, September 18, 2017
MGM Resorts International revealed plans on Monday for a $675 million waterfront casino in Connecticut's largest city, the latest salvo in a competition with two Native American tribes that run two of the world's largest casinos in the southeastern part of the state. MGM is already building ...
The exterior of the MGM Grand on Thursday, June 6, 2013 on the Las Vegas Strip.
MGM to match employee donations to civil rights groups
Saturday, August 19, 2017
MGM Resorts International, the largest casino operator on the Las Vegas Strip, said Friday that it would match employee donations made to the ...
A rendering of the ParkMGM convention space pantry is shown.
Monte Carlo reboot to add more convention space
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
MGM Resorts International announced Tuesday it is adding 77,000 square feet of meeting space as part of its revamp of Monte Carlo. The news comes shortly after announcing ...
The exterior of The MGM Grand seen from Rivea at Delano Las Vegas on Feb. 2, 2016.
MGM Resorts reports increased second-quarter earnings
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Executives of MGM International were all superlatives during a conference call and webcast Thursday to discuss the company’s second-quarter earnings. “We are quite ...
MGM exec Glover named president of Atlantic City's Borgata
Thursday, July 20, 2017
An MGM Resorts International executive will become the next president of Atlantic City's Borgata casino. The Las Vegas-based firm on Thursday named Marcus Glover as president and ...
Robert De Niro appears in the movie, "Casino."  His character, Sam “Ace” Rothstein, was quoted this week by a judge in a ruling about security technicians and unions at Bellagio and the Mirage.
'Everybody's gotta watch': De Niro’s Rothstein quoted in opinion on MGM security guards
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
A District of Columbia Circuit Court judge quoted Sam “Ace” Rothstein, Robert De Niro’s character in “Casino,” in an opinion released Tuesday that found security technicians at Bellagio and the Mirage cannot be represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers Local (IUOE) 501.
MGM National Harbor's monthly revenue tops $50 million to lead state casinos
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Seven-month-old MGM National Harbor topped $50 million in monthly revenue for the third time in June to remain Maryland's highest-generating casino as ...