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October 18, 2017

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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
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 ...
Tourists ride an escalator down from a pedestrian overpass Thursday, April 28, 2011, on the Strip.
As travel industry awaits slowdown, travelers pack bags — for now
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The travel industry is voicing a common refrain: President Donald Trump’s travel ban, terror attacks in Europe and a laptop ban represent a recipe for a potential sharp decline in visitors to and ...
Jim Murren, chairman/CEO of MGM Resorts International, during The Parks first-ever tree lighting ceremony in Toshiba Plaza Monday, Nov. 21, 2016.
Why Trump shouldn't kill Brand USA tourism program
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
President Trump's recent budget proposal may inadvertently make it harder to achieve one of his central economic goals — curbing ...
Chris Magee, vice president of sustainable facilities for MGM Resorts International, in the Aria power plant facility on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, explains why the company has received national recognition for sustainability.
MGM Resorts lauded for sustainable energy efforts
Friday, May 26, 2017
MGM Resorts International has received national recognition for its sustainability efforts across multiple resorts. ...
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is shown Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Bethlehem, Pa.
Deal's off: MGM not buying Sands Casino Bethlehem, sources say
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
The $1.3 billion deal to sell Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem to MGM Resorts International has collapsed, according to multiple sources. What would have been one of the largest ...
Borgata president accepts MGM Resorts post
Thursday, May 18, 2017
The president of Atlantic City's Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has accepted a new position with MGM Resorts. Tom Ballance will become executive vice president of operations after ...