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MGM Grand Bringing VR Experience to Vegas

The MGM Grand is bringing to Las Vegas a virtual reality experience that will put participants inside the type of apocalyptical and fantastical video games they can play on their home computer. MGM Resorts International has teamed up with Australia-based VR game maker Zero Latency to bring three “free-roaming” social gaming experiences to the Level…

MGM Grand’s “Bed Bug” Issue

The MGM Grand hotel and casino, in an exclusive statement issued to Gambling 911 on Thursday, said a recent incident where a hotel guest reportedly found a bed bug in her room was not the fault of the MGM but of a previous guest who brought the insect in. “We take great pride in both…

Skill Gaming Meets Gambling at MGM Grand in Las Vegas

Apparently, the border dividing casino gambling and video games lies somewhere between a nightclub and a sports book — at least that’s where Hakkasan Group will open a space named Level Up in MGM Grand later this month. Level Up — which Hakkasan describes as a social lounge — will sit between Hakkasan and the…

New MGM lounge to offer whiskey, blackjack and video poker

Vegas Inc – A new high-end gaming lounge is opening at the MGM Grand. Set to open Aug. 28, Whiskey Down will take over the former space of Tabú. The 24-hour lounge will feature six blackjack tables, seven video poker machines and a 64-seat bar. Whiskey Down’s drink menu is flush with a huge collection…

MGM China Quarterly Profit Gains 11%

From Business Week – MGM China Holdings Ltd. (2282), the Macau casino operator controlled by MGM Resorts International (MGM:US), said its second-quarter profit rose 11 percent as high-stake gamblers bet more in the world’s largest gaming hub. Adjusted property earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, or Ebitda, increased to $220 million from $199 million…

MGM assessing costs of operating online poker in Nevada

From Chicago Tribune MGM Resorts International CFO Dan D’Arrigo said the company was still deciding whether or not to launch an Internet poker website in Nevada and the state may be too small to provide a lucrative online market on a standalone basis. “We have to make an assessment on the cost to operate that…