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SI.com: Ben Fowlkes: MMA fighters can't always be crowd-pleasersupdated: Fri Jun 04 2010 09:25:00

Some people are difficult to please, and others are just plain impossible. As luck would have it, both types ended up together at the MGM Grand last weekend to watch UFC 114.

People.com: Miranda Lambert Keeping Expectations Low for ACM Awardsupdated: Sun Apr 18 2010 15:07:00

The singer will be happy not to fall or cry during Sunday night's show, she tells PEOPLE

People.com: Who Knew Kristen Bell, Matthew McConaughey & Jamie Foxx Were Country Fans?updated: Fri Apr 09 2010 19:09:00

They join a growing number of A-listers presenting and performing at the Academy of Country Music Awards

People.com: Kourtney & Scott Dine on Appetizers in Sin Cityupdated: Tue Feb 23 2010 18:29:00

The couple sampled Stack's sirloin dish - as well as lobster tacos before attending a fashion show

People.com: Mariah Carey Jokes about Her Drinking (Again)updated: Mon Jan 18 2010 19:32:00

The singer also announces the launch her own brand of bubbles

Mayweather - I will defeat Pacquiaoupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 12:49:00

Unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather Jr claims he will knock out WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao when the two boxing giants lock horns next year.

CNNMoney: Junk borrowers ward off bankruptcyupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 12:49:00

Junk borrowers are trading death row for long jail time.

People.com: Kellan Lutz Surprises AnnaLynne McCord in Vegas!updated: Tue Sep 01 2009 06:12:00

• 90210's AnnaLynne McCord got a splash of surprise while hosting the MGM Grand's Wet Republic pool party in Las Vegas: the unexpected arrival of Twilight hottie Kellan Lutz. The two, who have been linked for months, escaped prying eyes behind the curtains in their VIP cabana. When he left, Lutz sported a baseball cap and tried to sneak away inconspicuously. Meanwhile, McCord spent time at the pool with her sister, Angel, and the two checked out Cirque du Soleil's Mystère at the Treasure Island Hotel later that night.

People.com: Jon Gosselin Vegas-Bound with His Motherupdated: Thu Aug 27 2009 14:17:00

He'll host a pool party at the MGM Grand this weekend, with his mom in tow

People.com: Get Ready for the Jon Gosselin Pool Partyupdated: Fri Aug 14 2009 13:00:00

In Sin City! The reality star is hosting a bash at the MGM Grand's Wet Republic

CNNMoney: Stocks stumble after sprintupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 17:59:00

Stocks slipped Monday, retreating after a four-week run, on a bearish analyst note about the bank sector and a breakdown in merger talks between IBM and Sun Microsystems.

CNNMoney: Stocks slip in early tradingupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 09:45:00

Stocks retreated Monday, losing some momentum after a four-week rally, with a breakdown in IBM and Sun Microsystems talks leading a technology selloff.

People.com: Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley Vie for Top Prize at the ACMsupdated: Mon Apr 06 2009 07:36:00

Miley Cyrus will take the stage to perform "The Climb" from Hannah Montana: The Movie

CNNMoney: Web is the winner in March Madnessupdated: Wed Mar 18 2009 13:57:00

The annual March Madness U.S. college basketball tournament, which starts on Thursday, is a pressure cooker for the 65 teams involved.

In hard times, you can bet on Vegasupdated: Mon Feb 09 2009 08:20:00

A trip to Vegas might sound like a gamble, but deep discounts make it a better bet than it's been in years.

Date confirmed for Hatton versus Pacquiaoupdated: Thu Jan 29 2009 09:39:00

Ricky Hatton is confident he can beat Manny Pacquiao, the world's best pound-for-pound fighter, after their on-off bout was finally confirmed for May 2 at the MGM Grand Hotel/Casino in Las Vegas -- following weeks of wrangling over the distribution of the purse.

People.com: David Copperfield Trick Goes Wrong, Breaks Man's Armupdated: Fri Dec 19 2008 17:41:00

"This was a freak accident," a producer tells PEOPLE after the magician's employee is hospitalized

SI.com: Arash Markazi: De La Hoya-Pacquiao megafight could be coming soonupdated: Mon Aug 18 2008 20:06:00

BURBANK, Calif. -- Intent on making his last fight a "worldwide event," Oscar De La Hoya said that negotiations for a possible megafight with Manny Pacquiao, the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, are not dead and that he is hopeful to make an official announcement on his final opponent either by the end of the week or early next week.

People.com: Top Model CariDee English Treated for Dehydration updated: Thu May 22 2008 16:56:00

"She is fine and back to work in Los Angeles," her rep says after the model's hospitalization

Taking the kids: Finding kid-friendly Las Vegas updated: Thu Apr 17 2008 10:51:00

Cheap hotels, every kind of food you can imagine. Plenty of sizzle, spectacle, first-rate theatrical productions, giant red rocks for climbing and water playgrounds.

Arab leaders unfazed about investing in troubled times updated: Tue Mar 25 2008 10:55:00

Storm clouds may be gathering over the global economy as the credit crunch bites harder, but a group of young Arab business leaders are remaining positive.

Vegas resort casino fire fully containedupdated: Sat Jan 26 2008 03:44:00

A fire charred the top of two of three wings of the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino on Friday, causing no major injuries but forcing visitors and employees to evacuate, authorities said.

Las Vegas hotel fireupdated: Sat Jan 26 2008 03:44:00

Sights and sounds from a fire that broke out on top of the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

People.com: John Mayer Visits Miley Cyrus Backstage updated: Thu Jan 24 2008 07:04:00

Las Vegas brings people together. While in Sin City, 30-year-old John Mayer paid a backstage visit to Miley Cyrus, 15, during her Best of Both Worlds Tour over the weekend. But that's where the odd couple parted ways.

Eco lies: What does 'green' mean?updated: Thu Dec 20 2007 11:34:00

As I write this, I'm in a hotel room on the Vegas Strip, looking out my window at the construction site of what will be the largest green hotel in the world, set within MGM Mirage's $7.4 billion City Center.

This week's business newsupdated: Thu Nov 08 2007 13:32:00

More business news from the Middle East: Dubai International Capital acquires Alliance Medical for $1.3 billion; Saudi Arabia inflation rate at highest in 10 years; Emirates posts record half-year figures; MGM Mirage to build $3 billion resort in Abu Dhabi by 2012

Sources: Police look into sexual assault claim against Copperfieldupdated: Fri Oct 19 2007 23:57:00

Authorities are investigating a Seattle woman's allegation that she was sexually assaulted by illusionist David Copperfield, two law enforcement sources told CNN on Friday.

Cirque technology brings imagination to lifeupdated: Mon Sep 17 2007 12:21:00

Cirque du Soleil has been amazing audiences for more than 20 years with its fantastical human circus shows. Las Vegas has become synonymous with Cirque, boasting five shows -- "O," "Mystere," "Zumanity," "Love," and "KA," one of Cirque's most expensive and technological shows to date.

CNNMoney: Stocks jump on merger talkupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 23:22:00

Stocks surged Wednesday, as takeover talk and bets that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next month soothed investor worries about the impact of the tightening credit market on equities and the economy.

CNNMoney: MGM inks $5B deal with Dubai Worldupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 22:06:00

Dubai World said Wednesday it will invest up to $5.2 billion in MGM Mirage, making the investment holding firm of the Dubai government a major player in Las Vegas, the biggest gambling destination in the United States.

CNNMoney: A rally at the openupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 21:52:00

Stocks opened sharply higher Wednesday as credit markets calmed down a bit and speculation grew on Wall Street that a Fed rate cut was coming, maybe soon.

CNNMoney: Wall Street takes a breathupdated: Tue Aug 21 2007 21:20:00

Stocks are likely to open higher Wednesday on increasing expectations of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve.

CNNMoney: MGM profit rises on property salesupdated: Wed Aug 01 2007 21:45:00

MGM Mirage Inc., the world's second-largest casino operator, said Thursday second-quarter profit more than doubled on gains from sales of properties.

Time.com: 4 Wounded in Vegas Casino Shootingupdated: Fri Jul 06 2007 11:40:00

A man standing on a walkway over the New York-New York casino gambling floor opened fire on the gamblers below early Friday, wounding four people

CNNMoney: Rolling the dice on casinosupdated: Mon Jul 02 2007 01:27:00

Wall Street is rolling the dice on casino stocks as they hope for more casino mergers. But investors may increasingly find that these bets are losing propositions.

SI.com: Arash Markazi: Liddell looks to cement UFC legacyupdated: Sat May 26 2007 02:35:00

It's a sweltering 95 degrees outside the MGM Grand, but Chuck Liddell is dressed as if he's training in the dead of winter. He's hidden underneath a black hoodie, sweat pants and sneakers as he jogs around the Grand Pool in the back of the hotel.

CNNMoney: Tuesday's market moversupdated: Tue May 22 2007 11:56:00

The following are some of Tuesday's most actively traded stocks:

CNNMoney: MGM Mirage's high rolling stockupdated: Tue May 22 2007 10:28:00

Shares of MGM Mirage surged more than 29 percent Tuesday, a day after billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian's Tracinda Corp. announced it was exploring strategic options for its stake in the casino and hotel operator.

CNNMoney: Stocks struggle in early tradeupdated: Tue May 22 2007 09:31:00

Stocks were rangebound Tuesday morning as investors played it cautious after the recent run and kept an eye on trade talks between U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Chinese officials.

CNNMoney: Bulls want more recordsupdated: Tue May 22 2007 05:50:00

Stocks looked to continue their recent run higher in early trading Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Kerkorian group seeks Vegas hotelupdated: Mon May 21 2007 16:30:00

Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian's investment vehicle Tracinda Corp. announced Monday it intends to enter talks buy MGM Mirage's Bellagio Hotel and Casino and City Center properties in Las Vegas.

SI.com: Over bookedupdated: Thu Mar 08 2007 08:39:00

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CNNMoney: Station Casinos to be acquired for $5.4Bupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 09:36:00

Station Casinos announced Monday it has agreed to be acquired by Fertitta Colony Partners LLC (FPC) for about $5.4 billion.

Manchester wins bid for megacasinoupdated: Tue Jan 30 2007 06:06:00

The northern England city of Manchester is the surprise choice as the site for Europe's first Las Vegas-style supercasino, it was announced Tuesday.

CNNMoney: Kerkorian to buy nearly 450,000 MGM sharesupdated: Fri Jan 05 2007 09:54:00

Tracinda Corp., the investment vehicle of the famed billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, said Friday it will purchase nearly 450,000 shares of MGM Mirage after a tender offer to purchase 15 million shares of the casino operator expired.

CNNMoney: GM stock tumbles on Kerkorian saleupdated: Wed Nov 22 2006 10:20:00

Shares of General Motors plunged Wednesday as billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian disclosed he had sold 14 million shares of the stock earlier this week, as he turned his sights on increasing his holdings in casino operator MGM Mirage.

CNNMoney: Harrah's gets $15 billion buyout bidupdated: Mon Oct 02 2006 09:37:00

Harrah's Entertainment Inc., the world's biggest casino operator, said Monday it had received a $15 billion buyout offer from private equity firms Apollo Management and Texas Pacific Group., sending shares of the whole gaming sector up.

Business 2.0: Turning your cell phone into a walletupdated: Mon Jul 10 2006 17:13:00

When Amazon.com engineer Gaurav Oberoi went on vacation to Europe with friends in 2004, they decided not to worry about who paid for what until after the trip.

Business 2.0: Going from good to the MGM Grandupdated: Wed Jul 05 2006 17:07:00

At Las Vegas's Nobhill restaurant, Gamal Aziz is feasting on Tasmanian trout topped with apple-ponzu dressing and basking in the glow of parchment-paper chandeliers. But Aziz remembers this place sporting a very different look - gored concrete walls, disembodied wires - just after he ordered it gutted in 2001.

CNNMoney: Stocks slip on Asia fearsupdated: Wed Jul 05 2006 09:12:00

Stocks fizzled at Wednesday's open, the recent enthusiasm over cooling inflation struck by a seventh missile test launch by suspected nuclear power North Korea.

Business 2.0: From Good to Grandupdated: Sat Jul 01 2006 00:01:00

AT LAS VEGAS'S NOBHILL RESTAURANT, GAMAL Aziz is feasting on Tasmanian trout topped with apple-ponzu dressing and basking in the glow of parchment-paper chandeliers. But Aziz remembers this place s...

Fast food with a pedigreeupdated: Tue Jun 13 2006 10:34:00

The latest point of pride for star chefs has more to do with French fries than foie gras.

Business 2.0: Targeting the Eye in the Skyupdated: Sat Apr 01 2006 00:01:00

Where eyeballs roam--even if it's at an altitude of several thousand feet--advertisers are sure to follow. Thanks to aerial imaging services like Google Maps and Windows Live Local, a growing roste...

14 arrested in Las Vegas street fight updated: Sun Jan 29 2006 05:26:00

At least 14 people were arrested after a street fight involving partygoers and police officers on the Las Vegas Strip, police said. Several people, including officers, sustained minor injuries.

CNNMoney: MGM Mirage to rebuild in Biloxiupdated: Tue Sep 06 2005 21:44:00

Casino operator MGM Mirage said Wednesday it plans to "quickly" rebuild its Beau Rivage resort in Biloxi, Miss., severely damaged by Hurricane Katrina.

FSB: Secrets of Sin Cityupdated: Wed Jun 01 2005 00:01:00

On its surface Las Vegas seems to offer a lot of variety. Within a few blocks you can be in New York City, Paris, Cairo, or Venice. Yet most of the big hotels are owned by a decreasing number of co...

CNNMoney: Should you bet on Wynn?updated: Wed Apr 06 2005 09:12:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Wynn Resorts, the publicly traded casino company run by Vegas legend Steve Wynn, has soared nearly 400 percent since it started trading in October 2002...and the company's first casino hasn't even opened yet.

Business 2.0: How to ... Spot Great Chief Executivesupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 00:01:00

Sizing up management talent is always a valuable skill, but to money manager Ron Baron and his investors, it's worth millions. As manager of the Baron Partners Fund--the best-performing diversified...

CNNMoney: Casino stocks: Let them ride?updated: Mon Jan 03 2005 12:08:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Taking a gamble on gambling paid off handsomely in 2004. Casino stocks were among the best performers last year.

CNNMoney: Stocks to watch Tuesdayupdated: Mon Jun 21 2004 13:30:00

Investors likely will continue to be cautious ahead of next week's Federal Reserve meeting that could usher in higher interest rates, the handover of power in Iraq and a handful of economic readings out at the end of this week.

Mandalay agrees to $7.9bn takeoverupdated: Wed Jun 16 2004 20:44:00

MGM Mirage has succeeded with its $7.9 billion takeover bid for Las Vegas-based casino operator Mandalay Resort Group.

CNNMoney: Stocks run to stand stillupdated: Wed Jun 16 2004 09:56:00

U.S. stock markets closed little changed Wednesday, with investors reluctant to move much in the face of mixed signs about interest rates and inflation in the day's corporate and economic news.

CNNMoney: Stocks mixed at openupdated: Wed Jun 16 2004 09:14:00

U.S. stock markets were little changed early Wednesday, with investors holding back amid conflicting signs about interest rates in the morning's economic news and the previous session's data.

Market waits on Mandalay outcome updated: Tue Jun 15 2004 21:07:00

An announcement is expected early Wednesday in the United States on whether a revised $7.9 billion offer by MGM Mirage for Las Vegas-based casino operator Mandalay Resort Group has been successful.

Approval seen for $7.9bn MGM bid updated: Mon Jun 14 2004 20:15:00

A revised $7.9 billion offer by MGM Mirage for Las Vegas-based casino operator Mandalay Resort Group is expected to win board approval Tuesday.

Mandalay rejects MGM Mirage bidupdated: Sat Jun 12 2004 02:40:00

Las Vegas-based casino operator Mandalay Resort Group has turned down a $4.85 billion takeover from MGM Mirage that would have created the world's largest casino company.

CNNMoney: Stocks gain at openupdated: Mon Jun 07 2004 09:13:00

U.S. stock markets gained early Monday, boosted by a continued drop in oil and strong international markets.

CNNMoney: MGM Mirage Offers to Buy Mandalayupdated: Mon Jun 07 2004 06:12:00

MGM Mirage (MGG) Friday night said it has offered to buy rival casino operator Mandalay Resort Group (MBG) for about $4.55 billion in cash.

CNNMoney: Early stock gains seenupdated: Mon Jun 07 2004 05:31:00

A continued decline in oil prices and some strength overseas were likely to lift U.S. stocks at the open Monday, even as the Wall Street community mourns the passing of one of its heroes, former President Ronald Reagan.

CNNMoney: Las Vegas returns to sinful rootsupdated: Fri May 28 2004 10:12:00

Las Vegas has hit the jackpot by returning to its roots.

CNNMoney: The house wins againupdated: Wed Apr 21 2004 08:11:00

When most gamblers get on a hot streak, they have to worry about it coming to an end. Shares of the biggest U.S. casino operators, on the other hand, have been on a winning streak since -- well, forever -- with little sign of stopping.

Fortune: Hitting The Gaming Jackpot Stocks of casino operators have been on a winning streak this year. Is it too late to get in on the aupdated: Mon Oct 14 2002 00:01:00

If you're like a lot of investors these days, you've probably harbored a bitter thought or two about all the other things you might as well have done with your money. Like stuffing it in a mattress...

Fortune: Wish You Were Hereupdated: Mon Oct 15 2001 00:01:00

On the day that President Bush asked Americans to observe a national day of mourning, all the Las Vegas casinos owned by the giant MGM Mirage shut down their tables for a minute of silence. After t...

Fortune: FORTUNE 5 Hundred Arrivals And Departuresupdated: Mon Apr 16 2001 00:01:00

NEWCOMERS TO LIST 500 1,000 2000 RANK RANK REVENUES 2000 1999 $millions

Fortune: Where Companies Rank in Their Industries How executives, directors, and securities analysts rate 535 comupdated: Mon Feb 19 2001 00:01:00

FINANCIAL INDUSTRY FleetBoston powers up the superregional bank list--but can't topple Wells Fargo. Chicago-based Equity Office Properties leads a new category: real estate.

Fortune: Head and Shoulders Above the Rest The top ten CEOs keep shareholders happy by beating the pants off the competition.updated: Mon Mar 01 1999 00:01:00

INVESTING 101

Fortune: How Mirage Resorts Sifted 75,000 Applicants to Hire 9,600 in 24 Weeks For Las Vegas' hugest new property, the company had to reiupdated: Mon Oct 12 1998 00:01:00

A typical mass hiring goes like this: Thousands of hopefuls answer an open call, then wait hours in line to fill out applications that will get dog-eared, coffee-stained, and sometimes misfiled lon...

Fortune: EATING NEAR THE AIRPORTupdated: Mon Nov 24 1997 00:01:00

If you're not in an airport now you probably will be soon, and with winter setting in, it's even more likely that your flight will be hopelessly delayed. Can't bear the thought of another airport h...

Fortune: CULINARY BETS IN LAS VEGAS IT'S COMDEX TIME. WHEN YOU'RE NOT CONVENING, YOU STILL GOTTA EAT. HERE'S WHERE.updated: Mon Nov 25 1996 00:01:00

For years, your odds in Las Vegas were better at baccarat than they were at the dinner table. But today Vegas is a boomtown, and some great restaurants have opened in the splashy new hotels on the ...

Fortune: HOOKING THE HIGH ROLLERSupdated: Mon Jul 22 1996 00:01:00

While casinos will warmly welcome busloads of blue-haired old ladies aching to play the one-armed bandits, they lavish most of their attention on a handful of high rollers. And no wonder. Nicknamed...

Fortune: CORPORATE REPUTATIONS COMEBACKS AND COMEUPPANCES WHAT A YEAR IT WAS: COCA-COLA BLOSSOMED, REACHING THE TOP AT updated: Mon Mar 04 1996 00:01:00

Each year we hear of more companies that have made an explicit corporate goal of improving their performance in FORTUNE's annual survey of corporate reputations. We even know of people whose bonuse...

Fortune: LEISURE LAS VEGAS TAKES YOUR KIDS' MONEYupdated: Mon May 01 1995 00:01:00

Is Sin City really becoming a Mecca for vacationing families? Well, up to a point. More parents are making the pilgrimage with kids in tow. Theme parks and other attractions now sit side by side wi...

Fortune: THE INSIDERupdated: Mon May 16 1994 00:01:00

As another step in the malling (or is that mauling?) of America, The Donald is taking Trump Tower downscale. The building, located on New York City's pricey Fifth Avenue, will soon be home to sligh...

Fortune: Welcome to the NEW Las vegas No longer just the smoky domain of one-armed bandits, the city of lost wages has something for all updated: Mon Jan 24 1994 00:01:00

Wholesome enough for a church outing. As antiseptic as a modern theme park. Able to attract free-spending families in a single swoop. Look, it's a Disneyland. It's a futuristic fun world. No, betch...

Fortune: WHAT FREQUENT FLIERS KNOW They don't check luggage, of course, and they choose mind control over sleeping pills. They also have updated: Mon Jul 13 1992 00:01:00

ROBERT C. BOWEN, senior vice president of National Computer Systems, has spent as much as 70% of his work year in flight or zipping through airports. Don J. Gunther, an executive vice president for...

Money Magazine: AWARDS YOU CAN USEupdated: Mon Oct 01 1990 00:01:00

All frequent-flier programs are not created equal. While most airlines impose ''capacity controls'' -- limits on the free seats awarded to frequent fliers -- several have none. Midway FlyersFirst h...

Fortune: GRAND, YES, BUT MAYBE TOO GRANDupdated: Mon Oct 10 1988 00:01:00

The market for luxury airlines just may not exist. Since 1983, five carriers have tried to win business away from the majors by offering amenities that first class, before deregulation, used to pro...

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