MGM Resorts, Buffalo Wild Wings launch mobile football game
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A casino company and a nationwide sports bar are launching a mobile football game designed to let customers pick favorite NFL teams, choose weekly fantasy performers and make...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Casino giant MGM Resorts International says it's completing planned layoffs with 779 job cuts, mostly in Las Vegas.
CEO Jim Murren told employees the last affected workers...
MGM Resorts plans to eliminate about 1,000 jobs by June
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas-based casino company MGM Resorts International says it expects to cut about 1,000 jobs by June.
The layoffs announced Monday include 254 jobs the company said last...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas-based casino company MGM Resorts International has announced a first phase of layoffs in a cost-cutting operational shift as it aims to boost earnings.
MGM CEO: Feds’ Wire Act opinion is perplexing, unenforceable
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The chairman and chief executive officer of casino operator MGM Resorts International on Wednesday decried a U.S. Department of Justice opinion that is threatening the viability of online gambling and also blamed the recent partial government shutdown for fewer Las Vegas visitors during the Chinese New Year.
Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval joins MGM Resorts
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is joining casino giant MGM Resorts International to help push the company's global expansion efforts, particularly in Japan, and work on state-level public policy related to sports betting.
The casino operator named Sandoval president of global gambling development Tuesday, a day after he left office. The popular and moderate Republican was barred by term limits from running for re-election in November.
Like competitors, MGM Resorts expects week third quarter
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Industry analysts grilled MGM Resorts International executives Thursday after the company forecast weak results for the current quarter because — just like its competitors — it expects fewer scheduled entertainment events and lower room rates in Las Vegas this summer.
The Latest: MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on MGM's plans to open a casino in Massachusetts (all times local):
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino.
MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said Thursday it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to consider another major project after opening new casinos in China and the U.S.
Casino expansion could be hot topic for lawmakers in 2018
Casino expansion in Connecticut could occupy state lawmakers once again when the General Assembly convenes in February.
It took longer than some people expected, but the casino-operating Native American tribes now say they want in on the action in Bridgeport.
The tribes say they should be part of any discussion on a casino in Bridgeport if the state were to move in that direction. In a letter to legislative leaders, the two tribal chairmen did not mention MGM by name -- but they’re reacting to MGM’s proposal for a $675 million casino resort on Bridgeport Harbor, announced Sept. 18.
Tribes want to be part of any potential casino expansion
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes say they "want to be part of the discussion" if the General Assembly wants to expand gambling further, especially to Bridgeport.
The Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal leaders sent a letter Wednesday to legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy asking to be included in any potential talks.
We should all be thankful on Thanksgiving that even though some companies are fleeing Connecticut, at least two want to spend hundreds of millions of their own dollars here, if the government lets them.
They are the gambling purveyors, MGM Resorts International and MMCT, the joint venture of the tribes that run Foxwoods Resort and Mohegan Sun casinos. True to the holiday season, they can’t stop bickering.
Union to look into employee hours cut at Mandalay Bay
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The union that represents hospitality workers says it will scrutinize whether MGM Resorts International followed the appropriate procedures when it cut the work hours of several employees at its Mandalay Bay casino-hotel following the Oct. 1 shooting.
MGM Resorts reports third-quarter net income of nearly $150M
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In its first financial report since the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history was carried out from one of its properties, MGM Resorts International on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $149.1 million.
Jim Murren: For MGM’s chair, a Bridgeport casino is driven by family ties and economic potential
As the debate about whether or not Connecticut should have a competitive process to establish its first commercial casino has continued, I’ve been reflecting on how our company can best impact the future of this great state.
Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside Washington
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital this week, advertising a gambling floor "bigger than the White House" and an art collection that includes a large welded collage by Bob Dylan.
Casino industry leaders back Las Vegas stadium proposal
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Heavy hitters in Nevada's casino industry are going to bat for a project backed by one of their competitors, saying a proposed NFL stadium and a convention center expansion in Las Vegas are game-changing opportunities that Nevada lawmakers shouldn't pass up.
The Latest: Las Vegas casino execs back stadium for Raiders
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a special session of the Nevada Legislature to consider public financing for a stadium and convention center expansion (all times local):
Casino executives from Wynn Resorts, Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts International are urging Nevada lawmakers to support a convention center expansion and a Las Vegas stadium plan backed by one of their competitors.