Articles tagged “mgm”

MGM Resorts Struggles to Recover Financially After Las Vegas Shooting

MGM Resorts Struggles to Recover Financially After Las Vegas Shooting

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

The company isn’t recovering as quickly as expected from last October's mass shooting in Las Vegas, the worst in U.S. history. That's understandable news, and shows the far-reaching toll of gun violence.

3 months ago

Is Wynn Resorts in Play?

Is Wynn Resorts in Play?

Deanna Ting, Skift

Perhaps more important than who might eventually wind up buying Wynn is what a buyer would have to do with the brand's tarnished image.

4 months ago

Hotels Use Technology and Design to Evolve the Healthy Room

Hotels Use Technology and Design to Evolve the Healthy Room

Laura Powell, Skift

Wouldn't it be nice if a hotel room could enhance your sleep, whip you into shape or make you relax? Four Seasons, MGM and Swissôtel are among the brands experimenting with accommodations designed to make guests feel healthier.

7 months ago

Park MGM in Las Vegas Will Be an Artsy and Not Kitschy Casino Hotel

Park MGM in Las Vegas Will Be an Artsy and Not Kitschy Casino Hotel

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press

Zobler's Sydell Group has seen success with boutique/lifestyle properties that include The Line and NoMad Hotels — but can he apply that winning formula to a Vegas mega resort? We'll see once the new Park MGM finally opens.

7 months ago

Hotel Industry Gets Fee-Happy With Nightly Charges for Non-Smoking Rooms

Hotel Industry Gets Fee-Happy With Nightly Charges for Non-Smoking Rooms

Dennis Schaal, Skift

So much for the guest experience. Paying fees, one shouldn't forget, is part of the experience too.

3 years ago

Detroit Casinos See Revenue Bump, But Problems Persist

Detroit Casinos See Revenue Bump, But Problems Persist

JC Reindl , Detroit Free Press

The increase in Detroit-area casinos' revenue in June won't be a panacea for the local gaming industry or the beleaguered city.

4 years ago

Hotel Chains and Casinos Align Loyalty Programs With Benefits for Both

Hotel Chains and Casinos Align Loyalty Programs With Benefits for Both

Hannah Dreier, Associated Press

Travel companies are cracking down on their loyalty programs in favor of the highest spenders, making the new points partnerships another benefit for travelers that already spend a lot and long-term pipe dream for occasional points collectors.

4 years ago

MGM’s Latest Push to Win Casino Bid Near Washington, D.C.

MGM’s Latest Push to Win Casino Bid Near Washington, D.C.

Associated Press

Nearby Delaware has its share of casinos, so the D.C. area's foray into gaming will likely siphon off users, as well as be an odd reminder of how far some states have to go to raise revenues.

5 years ago

Why Las Vegas’ CityCenter resort and gaming complex isn’t a laughing matter

Why Las Vegas’ CityCenter resort and gaming complex isn’t a laughing matter

Ed Komenda, Las Vegas Sun

CityCenter was one of the most grand developments since the building of the Strip itself over five decades ago. Although it has started to inch its way into profitability, it will always be connected to the U.S.'s 2008 real estate crash.

5 years ago

MGM Resorts stumbles on slow growth in Las Vegas

Christopher Palmeri, Bloomberg

The gaming industry and MGM is on a roll in Macau, while growth remains sluggish in Las Vegas.

5 years ago

China tries to crack down on illegal gambling promoters

China tries to crack down on illegal gambling promoters

Vinicy Chan, Bloomberg

There's too much money at stake for real reform to take place, but the facade of periodic clean ups keeps government ministers happy.

5 years ago

MGM is headed back to Macau after receiving approval for second casino

MGM is headed back to Macau after receiving approval for second casino

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press

The promise of profits multiple times greater than what they'd find in Vegas has pushed U.S. operators into Macau where they've had varying levels of success.

6 years ago