Latest MGM Resorts International News

Union warns of 'labor disputes' if casino contracts expire

May. 20, 2022 09:26 AM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — For people and groups planning to stay in Atlantic City, the resort's main union for casino workers is warning that “labor disputes” could occur if the casinos don’t agree to new contracts by a May 31 deadline. The move comes at the start of what...

Vegas Strip resort surprises 5,400 workers with $5K bonuses

May. 11, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joyous bedlam erupted Wednesday at an employee appreciation and awards buffet at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas when the resort chief executive announced that all 5,400 people who work there will receive a $5,000 bonus. “It’s amazing!” said Edgar Rives, a cook...

Caesars spinoff VICI closes on big Vegas Strip property deal

May. 07, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A big casino landlord closed its acquisition of MGM Resorts International’s real estate spinoff, giving the buyer several more hotel properties on the Strip. Caesars Entertainment spinoff VICI Properties said April 29 that it completed its $17.2 billion buyout of...

Padres 1st MLB team to reach uniform ad deal, with Motorola

Apr. 19, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — There will be a new pitch on Major League Baseball fields next season. The San Diego Padres became the first team to announce a deal for ads on their uniforms, saying Tuesday that patches with a Motorola logo will be worn on the sleeves of their jerseys. ...

A safe bet: If you want a casino job, odds are on your side

Apr. 14, 2022 15:32 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — As a casino dealer, Shamikah Townsend knows when the odds are in her favor. And they definitely are right now. While working at one Atlantic City casino last year, she went to a job fair held by a different one, and was surprised at how...

F1 puts its chips on Las Vegas: Series to race The Strip

Mar. 31, 2022 00:57 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — With a flip of a switch, it was lights out on the world famous Las Vegas Strip. Then bright red strobes flickered up and down iconic Las Vegas Blvd. to announce Formula One's arrival. The most glamorous motorsports series in the world will add a...

Vegas stadium staging successes along with hosting the NFL

Mar. 27, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — When tickets for K-pop sensation BTS’ four April concerts at Allegiant Stadium went up for presale, every seat sold in less than two hours — a testament to the boy band’s tremendous popularity. It also marked the latest success for the programming of concerts...

Okta, Veeva fall; Kroger, Pure Storage rise

Mar. 03, 2022 16:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Okta Inc., down $14.72 to $167.98. The cloud identity management company gave investors a weak earnings forecast. Veeva Systems Inc., down $37.46 to $193.16. ...

New Borgata casino boss eyes redone rooms, new slot machines

Feb. 28, 2022 13:59 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Travis Lunn takes over Atlantic City's top-performing casino as its two newest competitors are surging in the market. But far from being worried, he's glad for the success of Hard Rock and the Ocean Casino Resort. That, he said, presents an opportunity...