MGM Resorts International - the best personalized free web-based Email en en MGM Resorts International At first, Vegas tourist thought fire part of Bellagio show LAS VEGAS (AP) — A tourist wondered at first if the flames he saw whipping across the roof of a Bellagio resort shopping complex were part of the iconic dancing fountain show on the Las Vegas Strip. Sean Kim told The Associated Press on Friday that he realized something was wrong when plastic-smelling smoke began billowing and police rushed to evacuate shop employees. Fire e... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 23:36:00 GMT 2017-04-14T23:36:00Z The Latest: Damage from Bellagio shops roof fire tops $400K LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a fire that damaged the roof of a shopping annex at the Bellagio resort on the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A fire official says it could be a couple of weeks before investigators know what sparked a blaze that caused more than $400,000 in damage to the roof of a retail annex at the Bellagio resort on the Las Vegas Strip. ... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 20:33:00 GMT 2017-04-14T20:33:00Z Vegas Strip getting esports arena with nightclub overhaul LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Las Vegas Strip is getting its first space dedicated to competitive gaming when the Luxor hotel-casino transforms its nightclub into a multi-level esports arena. MGM Resorts International on Tuesday announced plans for the arena that will feature a competition stage, LED video wall, daily gaming stations, food and drink and a streaming and television-qua... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:42:00 GMT 2017-04-11T20:42:00Z Report: Las Vegas draws more millennial, first-time visitors LAS VEGAS (AP) — The U.S. gambling mecca's efforts to draw millennials and new visitors are paying off. A third of Las Vegas tourists last year were millennials — those between 18 to 35 — up from less than a quarter in 2015, according to a report commissioned by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and released Wednesday. The... Wed, 05 Apr 2017 23:27:00 GMT 2017-04-05T23:27:00Z Las Vegas oddsmakers favor Chicago Cubs to repeat in 2017 LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have already broken the curse and won a World Series. Now, oddsmakers in Las Vegas predict the team will become only the third in almost 40 years to win it a second straight time. The city's sports books like the team to win it all, with some making the Cubs a 7-2 favorite. Other favorites are the Cleve... Fri, 31 Mar 2017 22:50:00 GMT 2017-03-31T22:50:00Z Poker tables keep decreasing on Nevada casino floors LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Monte Carlo casino closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will be down nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago. Casinos constantly adjust their floors to meet customer demand. And unlike the boom years when they competed for card fans after everyman Ch... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 02:30:00 GMT 2017-03-26T02:30:00Z No gunshots fired in store burglary at Bellagio in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police now say there weren't shots fired during a burglary at a high-end retail store inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Authorities initially said Saturday that at least three people entered the store and one of them fired gunshots. But Vegas police and MGM Resorts International later said that there was n... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:54:00 GMT 2017-03-26T00:54:00Z A look at the best to come in the NCAA Tournament This year's NCAA Tournament has a chance to be just as good as 2016, when Kris Jenkins capped March Madness the most dramatic way possible with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win Villanova a title. North Carolina fans may not have liked it, but it was the perfect end to a wild tournament filled with upsets and great games. Plus, the Tar Heels are a No. 1 seed again opposite V... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:05:00 GMT 2017-03-16T03:05:00Z Pick a winner? Las Vegas casinos can't agree on NCAA fave LAS VEGAS (AP) — Can't decide the winner in your March Madness bracket? Don't feel bad. Las Vegas casinos can't agree on an NCAA Tournament favorite, either. The Wynn Las Vegas and Westgate SuperBook originally listed Duke as the odds-on pick to win college basketball's national championship on Sunday. But both books switched to North Carolina as the favorite on Tuesday, les... Tue, 14 Mar 2017 22:49:00 GMT 2017-03-14T22:49:00Z Japan moves to allow casino gambling at 'integrated resorts' TOKYO (AP) — Gaming operators got the green light they've been waiting for after Japan's parliament approved Thursday an "integrated resorts" law that is a first step toward allowing casino gambling. Passage of the new law left its opponents in tears, but big players said they were keen to get started. "Today's announcement allows us to... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:16:00 GMT 2016-12-15T08:16:00Z Sleek casino with Bob Dylan art opening outside Washington OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital this week, advertising a gambling floor "bigger than the White House" and an art collection that includes a large welded collage by Bob Dylan. But don't expect Vegas glitz, neon flamin... Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:30:00 GMT 2016-12-05T21:30:00Z Caesars to phase out free parking at 8 Las Vegas resorts LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ten hotel-casinos on the Las Vegas strip announced this week they're joining Sin City's largest hotel-casino operator by ending free parking or valet. Wynn Resorts announced Wednesday it would begin charging for valet services, a day after Caesars Entertainment Corp. said it would begin phasing out free parking at eight of its nine properties starting next m... Wed, 30 Nov 2016 23:26:00 GMT 2016-11-30T23:26:00Z