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“Fight-week atmosphere at MGM Grand couldn't be better for Wilder-Fury II - - Las Vegas Sun” plus 1 more

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“Fight-week atmosphere at MGM Grand couldn't be better for Wilder-Fury II - - Las Vegas Sun” plus 1 moreFight-week atmosphere at MGM Grand couldn't be better for Wilder-Fury II - - Las Vegas SunPosted: 22 Feb 2020 02:00 AM PSTASSOCIATED PRESSFans sing during weigh-ins for Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, of England, for the Saturday WBC heavyweight championship boxing match, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. By (contact)Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 | 2 a.m.Tyson Fury playfully feigned punches in the direction of executives and commentators as he drifted toward the right side of the stage Friday afternoon at MGM Grand Garden Arena before getting swarmed by the venue's red-jacketed security team.The guards led the "Gypsy King" the other way, getting him away from the half of the stage reserved for heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who was entering the building and approaching the platform.As the Nevada Athletic Commission demanded, great lengths…

“Jim Murren, head of MGM Resorts, announces he's stepping down - Reno Gazette Journal” plus 1 more

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“Jim Murren, head of MGM Resorts, announces he's stepping down - Reno Gazette Journal” plus 1 moreJim Murren, head of MGM Resorts, announces he's stepping down - Reno Gazette JournalPosted: 12 Feb 2020 12:00 AM PSTCLOSE Jim Murren, CEO of MGM Resorts, announced he was stepping down on Wednesday.(Photo: Vincent Yu, AP) LAS VEGAS – Jim Murren, chairman of MGM Resorts International, is stepping down.The chief executive officer informed MGM's board of directors that he will step down before his contract expires."Leading MGM Resorts has been the most rewarding and fulfilling experience in my professional career," Murren said in a statement. "It has been an honor to work with such a talented group of men and women who provide millions of guests with memorable life experiences every day all over the world. We have a solid leadership team in place, and I am confident that they will work with my successor to continue the Company's trajectory of growth and…

MGM Resorts, MGM Growth Properties and Blackstone REIT Complete Acquisition of MGM Grand Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay Real Estate for $4.6 Billion - Hotel-Online.com

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MGM Resorts, MGM Growth Properties and Blackstone REIT Complete Acquisition of MGM Grand Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay Real Estate for $4.6 Billion - Hotel-Online.comMGM Resorts, MGM Growth Properties and Blackstone REIT Complete Acquisition of MGM Grand Las Vegas and Mandalay Bay Real Estate for $4.6 Billion - Hotel-Online.comPosted: 14 Feb 2020 12:00 AM PST MGM Resorts International | February 14, 2020MGM Resorts Executes Long-Term Lease with Joint Venture for Both PropertiesLAS VEGAS and NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2020 — MGM Resorts International ("MGM Resorts") (NYSE: MGM), MGM Growth Properties LLC ("MGP") (NYSE: MGP) and Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust ("BREIT") today announced the closing of the previously announced transaction for a joint venture formed between MGP and BREIT to acquire the Las Vegas real estate assets of the MGM Grand and Mandalay Bay for $4.6 billion. In addition, BREIT has purchased approximately 4.9 million MGP Class A shares at a pric…

10 brilliant ways to celebrate spring - Telegraph.co.uk

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10 brilliant ways to celebrate spring - Telegraph.co.uk10 brilliant ways to celebrate spring - Telegraph.co.ukPosted: 29 Feb 2020 02:00 AM PSTIt's nearly the season of renewal, so Chris Leadbeater looks at some opportunities to enjoy the (hopefully) better weather1. Flower powerA round of applause for the Dutch who, as well as giving the world the epic combination of chips and mayonnaise, also do spring better than anyone else – in the floral flamboyance and tulip tumult of the iconic Keukenhof, in Lisse. Is it too late to catch this 79-acre marvel in bloom this year? Not a bit of it. Trafalgar.com runs a seven-day "Best of Holland" escorted tour that visits the garden in spring, and has an April 19 departure on its books that should time its arrival perfectly – from £1,775pp; flights extra. Keukenhof, Lisse, Holland 2. Jump to itRight then. It's time to suspend your disbelief at the sort of elevation that gives you vertigo, like one of those tightrope walkers who thin…

For the 7th Consecutive Year, MGM Resorts International Recognized for Support of Women-owned Businesses - Yahoo Finance

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For the 7th Consecutive Year, MGM Resorts International Recognized for Support of Women-owned Businesses - Yahoo FinanceFor the 7th Consecutive Year, MGM Resorts International Recognized for Support of Women-owned Businesses - Yahoo FinancePosted: 03 Feb 2020 12:00 AM PSTThe global entertainment company is the only company in Nevada to make Women's Business Enterprise National Council's 2019 List of Top CorporationsLAS VEGAS, Feb. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of "America's Top Corporations for Women's Business Enterprises," according to the Women's Business Enterprise Nation Council (WBENC). The annual list is the only national award honoring corporations for world-class supplier diversity programs that reduce barriers and drive growth for women-owned businesses. MGM Resorts International (PRNewsfoto/MGM Resorts International) More "We are honored to receive this special recognition for the seventh consecutive yea…

“Keith Urban at the ACM Awards: See the New Host Through the Years - khak.com” plus 2 more

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“Keith Urban at the ACM Awards: See the New Host Through the Years - khak.com” plus 2 moreKeith Urban at the ACM Awards: See the New Host Through the Years - khak.comWhat's New for 2020 at MGM Resorts International - TravelPulseKeith Urban at the ACM Awards: From New Artist Winner to Host - The BootKeith Urban at the ACM Awards: See the New Host Through the Years - khak.comPosted: 27 Feb 2020 11:15 AM PSTKeith Urban will take on a brand-new role at the 2020 ACM Awards: That of awards show host. The country superstar has been tapped to take the reins of the annual event for the first time this spring.Urban's history with the ACM Awards stretches back nearly two decades. He won his very first ACMs trophy, for Top New Male Vocalist, in 2001, and has taken home a dozen additional honors since then. He has also performed at a number of ACM Awards ceremonies and awards show-weekend events.The 2019 ACMs included a first for Urban, too: His first win in the Entertainer of the Yea…

$300M resort reveals its dream for Las Vegas Strip - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

$300M resort reveals its dream for Las Vegas Strip - Honolulu Star-Advertiser$300M resort reveals its dream for Las Vegas Strip - Honolulu Star-AdvertiserPosted: 23 Feb 2020 02:09 AM PSTA $300 million resort from the Dream Hotel Group has been announced for the far south end of the Strip.Plans call for a 21-story, 450-room hotel-casino with multiple restaurants, a rooftop bar, meeting space, spa and an undisclosed nightlife component.The developers are banking on the resort's proximity to the new Allegiant Stadium, noting that guests will be able to walk to Raiders games. Construction on Dream Las Vegas is scheduled to begin next year, with the resort opening in 2023.Sphere costs more: The price tag for the 17,000-seat MSG Sphere, being built behind the Venetian, was announced last year at $1.2 billion — that number has now been increased to $1.66 billion. By comparison, T-Mobile Arena, with 1,000 more seats, cost $350 million. The Sphere is scheduled to debut in 2022.Brunch costs…

“MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren Departing Casino Company - The Wall Street Journal” plus 1 more

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“MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren Departing Casino Company - The Wall Street Journal” plus 1 moreMGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren Departing Casino Company - The Wall Street JournalPosted: 12 Feb 2020 12:00 AM PST MGM Resorts International Chief Executive Jim Murren will leave the global casino operator after its board picks his successor, the company said.Mr. Murren, who is also stepping down as chairman, has led the company since 2008. He is leaving before his contract expires at the end of 2021."When I thought through how I could best serve MGM... What's New for 2020 at MGM Resorts International - TravelPulsePosted: 24 Feb 2020 09:42 AM PSTWHY IT RATES: From restaurants and amenities to spas and restaurants, guests of MGM Resorts International have several new and exciting happenings in Las Vegas for 2020. —Codie Liermann, Associate EditorRELATED OFFERSBook Bellagio & Get $75 Credit Each ...
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