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MGM Resorts Unveils Reopening Plan for Las Vegas Casinos, Hotels - Hollywood Reporter

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MGM Resorts Unveils Reopening Plan for Las Vegas Casinos, Hotels - Hollywood ReporterMGM Resorts Unveils Reopening Plan for Las Vegas Casinos, Hotels - Hollywood ReporterPosted: 12 May 2020 12:00 AM PDT10:40 AM PDT 5/12/2020 by Etan Vlessing No buffet-style meals, more handwashing, protective masks: The days of gambling like James Bond are numbered in pandemic-era Sin City.MGM Resorts International on Tuesday unveiled a "seven-point safety plan" to reopen its Las Vegas casinos and hotels.Expect no more buffet-style meals, plexiglass barriers and handwashing stations on the casino floor, physical distancing at slot machines and fewer players at card tables and digital room keys in hotels. The bottom line: The days of gambling like James Bond in a heated game while people crowd the card table to admire your winnings are a thing of a past."Employees will discourage players from standing (except Craps) and guests will be asked not to stand beside or behind players,&q…

“Where to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve - Las Vegas Review-Journal” plus 2 more

“Where to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve - Las Vegas Review-Journal” plus 2 moreWhere to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve - Las Vegas Review-JournalLas Vegas is proving ‘What happens here, only happens here’ - Las Vegas Review-JournalAyesha Curry, Michael Mina readying for International Smoke opening - Las Vegas Review-JournalWhere to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve - Las Vegas Review-JournalPosted: 30 Dec 2019 05:50 PM PSTLas Vegas will ring in 2020 with a number of fireworks shows. Here's where you can see them:FireworksAmerica's Party 2020Fireworks will go off at midnight from Aria, Caesars Palace, MGM Grand, Planet Hollywood Resort, The Strat, Treasure Island and The Venetian.Lake Las VegasA dual-fireworks show starts at midnight. The fireworks will launch over the water from the Westin and from The Village at Lake Las Vegas. lakelasvegas.com/eventsMagical ForestOpportunity Village's holiday fundraiser offers a fireworks sho…

“Las Vegas is proving ‘What happens here, only happens here’ - Las Vegas Review-Journal” plus 1 more

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“Las Vegas is proving ‘What happens here, only happens here’ - Las Vegas Review-Journal” plus 1 moreLas Vegas is proving ‘What happens here, only happens here’ - Las Vegas Review-JournalPosted: 31 Dec 2019 04:50 PM PSTWhat happens here, only happens here.We'll apply quotes to that statement. Not yet, though they could already be attributed to Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and 6,400 fans shouting at his direction at Park Theater. Butthat assertion will be our next tourism phrase that pays, to be unveiled by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority on Jan. 26.A quick read of the tea leaves — and also the network-TV awards-show schedule — show that is also the date for the Grammy Awards on CBS. How very fortuitous.What happens here, only happens here. I've distilled that civic claim as we enter 2020, especially in the closing days of this year. Are we right about that? In many instances, absolutely:*What happens at the new Mayfair Supper Club only happens here. The club is …

“International Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - Zimbio” plus 1 more

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“International Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - Zimbio” plus 1 moreInternational Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - ZimbioPosted: 29 Dec 2019 12:00 AM PST In This Photo: Stephen Curry, Michael Mina, Ayesha Curry, Diane Mina (L-R) Stephen Curry, Ayesha Curry, Diane Mina and Michael Mina attend the opening of International Smoke Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on December 30, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Dec. 29, 2019 - Source: Getty Images North America) Where to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve - Las Vegas Review-JournalPosted: 30 Dec 2019 05:50 PM PSTLas Vegas will ring in 2020 with a number of fireworks shows. Here's where you can see them:FireworksAmerica's Party 2020Fireworks will go off at midnight from Aria, Caesars Palace, MGM Grand, Planet Hollywood Resort, The Strat, Treasure Island and The Venetian.Lake Las VegasA dual-fireworks show starts at midnight. The fireworks will launch over the water from the Westin and from The Village at Lake …

International Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - Zimbio

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International Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - ZimbioInternational Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - ZimbioWhere to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve - Las Vegas Review-JournalMGM Resorts Sells Circus Circus for $825M - Commercial Property ExecutiveMGM Resorts launches doggie concierge services at Las Vegas properties - News3LVInternational Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - ZimbioPosted: 29 Dec 2019 12:00 AM PST In This Photo: Stephen Curry, Michael Mina, Ayesha Curry, Diane Mina (L-R) Stephen Curry, Ayesha Curry, Diane Mina and Michael Mina attend the opening of International Smoke Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on December 30, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Dec. 29, 2019 - Source: Getty Images North America) Where to watch fireworks in Las Vegas on New Year’s Eve - Las Vegas Review-JournalPosted: 30 Dec 2019 05:50 PM PSTLas Vegas will ring in 2020 with a number of fireworks shows. Here's where you can see them:FireworksAmerica's Party 2020Fire…

International Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - Zimbio

“MGM Resorts Sells Circus Circus Hotel & Casino for $825 Million - CoStar Group” plus 2 more

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“International Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - Zimbio” plus 1 more

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“International Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - Zimbio” plus 1 moreInternational Smoke Debuts At MGM Grand Las Vegas - ZimbioPosted: 29 Dec 2019 12:00 AM PST In This Photo: Stephen Curry, Michael Mina, Ayesha Curry, Diane Mina (L-R) Stephen Curry, Ayesha Curry, Diane Mina and Michael Mina attend the opening of International Smoke Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on December 30, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Dec. 29, 2019 - Source: Getty Images North America) Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury set for Feb. 22 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas - BJPenn.comPosted: 27 Dec 2019 09:45 AM PSTImage: Showtime boxing on Instagram The heavyweight boxing title fight rematch we all want to see is now officially set for February 22, 2020, as Deontay Wilder battles rival Tyson Fury.The event will take place at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. ESPN's Dan Rafael confirmed the date, venue, and location of the bout.Wilder spoke about the rematch in a press release."I'm happy and I&#…

The Sportsbook at Circus Circus is Getting an Upgrade - BestUSCasinos.org

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The Sportsbook at Circus Circus is Getting an Upgrade - BestUSCasinos.orgThe Sportsbook at Circus Circus is Getting an Upgrade - BestUSCasinos.orgPosted: 31 Dec 2019 01:44 PM PSTNot long ago, MGM Resorts International officially sold Circus Circus. Since that time, the new owner has claimed he wants to significantly upgrade the property. Recent reports indicate that the sportsbook at Circus Circus is set to improve dramatically.It's extremely exciting news for fans of this venue. The new sportsbook is expected to be fantastic. Today, we're going to take a quick look at why this property was sold, and how it may change in 2020.Let's get into it!The Sale of Circus Circus is Officially CompleteLas Vegas is home to many of the biggest and best casino-resorts in the world. Some of these venues have been open for decades. Others are fairly new. Circus Circus first opened its doors to the public in 1968. Years ago, MGM Resorts International acquired this venue.For a time, this wa…

MGM Resorts looking to sell another Vegas hotel - MarketWatch

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MGM Resorts looking to sell another Vegas hotel - MarketWatchMGM Resorts looking to sell another Vegas hotel - MarketWatchPosted: 30 Oct 2019 12:00 AM PDT MGM Resorts International is working toward a deal to sell another Las Vegas Strip casino, the MGM Grand, before the end of the year, part of a continuing strategy to pull cash out of its real estate, company officials said Wednesday.Earlier this month, the company agreed to a sale-leaseback of the Bellagio and an outright sale of Circus Circus on the Strip, separate deals the company expects to generate a combined $4.3 billion in net cash."These transactions were key steps, but by no means the end of our journey," said MGM Chief Executive Jim Murren in a conference call with Wall Street analysts Wednesday. "The Bellagio real-estate transaction represents more to us than a smart financial deal. It provides a likely blueprint for the future."For the three months ended Sept. 30, MGM Resorts reported revenue increase…