National Harbor News

A Look at how MGM Resorts is Going Green

Bill Loveless – Platts Energy Week
Sunday, September 28, 2014

Cindy Ortega, MGM’s senior vice president and chief sustainability officer, discusses the company’s sustainability plan.
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MGM hustles to build Prince George's County casino

Tucker Echols – Washington Business Journal
Friday, September 19, 2014

There are times for pomp and circumstance and there are times to get the show on the road. MGM Resorts International chose the latter when it came to building its $925 million casino in Prince George's County.
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Construction of $925 million MGM casino is at ‘full speed’ in Prince George’s County

Luz Lazo – The Washington Post
Friday, September 19, 2014

There was no ceremonial groundbreaking. No politicians with shovels and hard hats, no speeches to mark the beginning of construction of the $925 million gambling complex — and the most anticipated development project in Prince George’s County. But two months after the Prince George’s County Council approved the casino project, heavy machinery has taken over the site fronting the Potomac River at National Harbor.
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Prince George’s County looking for citizens to sit on casino advisory board

Jamie Anfenson-Comeau – Prince George’s County Gazette
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Prince George’s officials are looking for residents interested in serving on a board advising the county on matters related to the upcoming MGM gaming facility in National Harbor.
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Prince George's County officials approve $925 million MGM casino plan

Brad Bell – ABC 7/AP
Monday, July 21, 2014

Prince George’s County officials on Monday approved a building plan for a $925 million MGM Resorts International casino and hotel near the nation’s capital on an 8-1 vote, paving the way for MGM to get the permits needed to begin construction.
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Blackjack! Prince George's council approves MGM National Harbor

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Monday, July 21, 2014

MGM: Get to work. Despite continuing concern about traffic in and around the 49-acre Oxon Hill site, the Prince George's County Council on Monday, acting as the District Council, voted 8-1 in favor of the $1 billion MGM National Harbor. The 1 million-square-foot resort will be an economic boon, a job creator and an entertainment destination, supporters said — a facility that will drive people from all over the world to participate in the county's economy.
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MGM Resorts officials say they want half of National Harbor workers to be from Prince George’s

Annys Shin – The Washington Post
Friday, June 20, 2014

It was about jobs, and it was a fair. But don’t call it a jobs fair. MGM Resorts International officials setting up shop for the day Thursday at Bowie State preferred terms such as, “career showcase,” and “employment event.”
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MGM Hosts Job Fair for National Harbor Casino

Tracee Wilkins – NBC 4
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Thousands of people looking to work at the new MGM Casino at the National Harbor took part in a career fair Thursday. It was held at Bowie State University. As Prince George's County Bureau Chief Tracee Wilkins reports, MGM is looking to hire most of the 4,000 permanent positions from within the County.
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Thousands of job-seekers turn out for MGM Casino career fair

Jeannette Reyes – ABC 7
Thursday, June 19, 2014

Thousands of job-seekers turned out in Bowie Thursday for a career event with the up-and-coming MGM Casino. The future casino, which will be located at National Harbor, will offer thousands of jobs to Maryland locals.
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MGM National Harbor brings ‘career showcase’ to Prince George’s

Iman Smith – Prince George’s County Gazette
Thursday, June 19, 2014

The Prince George’s community is invited to attend the MGM National Harbor “Career Showcase” today, a free event for residents to learn about career opportunities with the upcoming destination resort.
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MGM selects Whiting-Turner to build $1B National Harbor casino-resort

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

MGM has selected Baltimore-based Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. to build its $1 billion resort and casino at National Harbor, one of the Washington area's largest general contracting jobs in recent years.
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MGM reaches agreement with Prince George's Co. to ensure casino jobs for residents [Video]

Paul Wagner – FOX 5
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

MGM Resorts International has reached an agreement with Prince George's County that will guarantee thousands of jobs for county residents, tens of millions in payroll and opportunities for county and minority-owned businesses at the future casino and resort at National Harbor.
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Prince George's lands millions of dollars, promise of jobs in agreement with MGM

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Prince George's and MGM have negotiated a community benefits agreement tied to the $950 million MGM National Harbor project that guarantees millions of dollars, the promise of thousands of jobs for county residents and significant work for local businesses.
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July hearing set on MGM National Harbor casino; construction likely to begin in summer

Luz Lazo – The Washington Post
Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Prince George's County Council will hold a public hearing July 14, where it is expected to approve the application that clears the way for construction of the $925 million MGM casino complex at National Harbor.
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RSVP indeed: MGM needs more space for its career expo

Jeff Clabaugh – Washington Business Journal
Monday, June 9, 2014

MGM National Harbor says interest in its June 19 “Career Showcase” has been stronger than expected and it’s moving the event to a larger venue. Originally scheduled for the Oxon Hill Manor, the daylong event will now be held at the student center at Bowie State University. As of Monday, MGM had processed more than 2,000 RSVP attendance requests.
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At Maryland’s National Harbor, MGM Resorts wants to fit in — and stand out

Howard Stutz – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Sunday, June 8, 2014

It was an easy sale for Jon Peterson to convince tenants of National Harbor that a $925 million hotel, casino and entertainment complex would be good for the 6-year-old multiuse development. All he needed was the development plan provided by MGM Resorts International, he said.
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MGM National Harbor casino on road to construction in Prince George’s with key vote

Luz Lazo - The Washington Post
Thursday, May 8, 2014

MGM National Harbor casino is headed for construction. The Prince George’s County Planning Board on Thursday gave approval to a plan by the Nevada-based gaming giant MGM Resorts International for a luxury casino resort on the banks of the Potomac River at National Harbor.
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MGM National Harbor gets Planning Board nod

Michael Neibauer - Washington Business Journal
Thursday, May 8, 2014

The Prince George's County Planning Board on Thursday unanimously approved the detailed site plan for MGM National Harbor, bringing the 1 million-square-foot casino-resort ever closer to its expected July groundbreaking.
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Prince George's planners praise MGM National Harbor as a 'landmark'

Michael Neibauer - Washington Business Journal
Friday, May 2, 2014

MGM Resorts International itself couldn't have written a more gushing assessment of the proposed MGM National Harbor than what was released this week by Prince George's County planning staff.
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Clark, Manhattan, Hensel Phelps among firms prequalified to build MGM National Harbor

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Back in mid-March, I reported the names of several major contractors that may be in the running to build the $925 million MGM National Harbor. The list of prequalified firms is now public, and that earlier rundown turns out to be a pretty solid accounting of which companies have been selected to compete for general contractor duties for the casino complex.
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Work begins at MGM National Harbor site as Pr. George’s fast-tracks application process

Luz Lazo – The Washington Post
Sunday, April 20, 2014

A fence is going up around the 23-acre parcel overlooking the Potomac River at National Harbor. In the next few weeks, heavy construction equipment will arrive, and crews will begin removing power poles, doing test drilling and leveling the land. It is just site preparation for now, but the work indicates how swiftly plans for a $925-million luxury gambling resort are taking shape in Prince George’s County.
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Washington Business Report with MGM CEO James Murren

Rebecca Cooper – ABC 7 News
Sunday, April 6, 2014

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MGM National Harbor could break ground as soon as April

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Friday, March 28, 2014

MGM National Harbor is moving at a stunning pace, with work set to begin as soon as next month.
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Which huge contractor will build MGM National Harbor?

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Thursday, March 13, 2014

MGM National Harbor has retained a handful of local companies to perform various tasks related to the future $925 million resort-casino, including an architect of record and project manager, but the big hire is still to come: general contractor.
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SmithGroupJJR named architect of record for MGM National Harbor

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

SmithGroupJJR, one of the District’s most prominent design firms, has been named architect of record for the $925 million MGM National Harbor. SmithGroup's main role will be managing the production of technical documents for the Prince George’s County project.
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April Hearing Likely on MGM National Harbor Casino; Project Could Break Ground in Summer

Luz Lazo – The Washington Post
Thursday, February 20, 2014

MGM Resorts International has submitted formal plans to Prince George’s County for construction of a $925 million casino complex at National Harbor. The county Planning Board could bring the application to a public hearing as early as April, a county planner said, as officials expedite the proposal for a possible groundbreaking this summer.
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McKissack & McKissack Named MGM National Harbor Project Manager

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Thursday, February 20, 2014

MGM National Harbor's latest hire is a D.C.-based firm with a long resume of major roles in major Washington area developments. McKissack & McKissack, a minority/woman-owned business founded in 1990 by Deryl McKissack, was named project manager for the $925 million resort-casino development.
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MGM taps local architectural firm, promises more Prince George's hires

By Michael Neibauer - Washington Business Journal
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2014

MGM National Harbor has hired a local, minority-owned business to play a key role in development of the planned Prince George's County resort-casino. Temple Hills-based Arel Architects Inc. will act as a key bridge between MGM Resorts International's design team and Maryland's Department of Permitting, Inspections and Enforcement.
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MGM National Harbor submits detailed plans, April hearing likely

By Michael Neibauer - Washington Business Journal
Tuesday, February 11, 2014

MGM National Harbor is now officially in the Prince George’s County planning pipeline. Less than two months after winning the rights to Maryland's sixth gaming license, (and less than two weeks after its competition agreed not to sue over the process) the county formally accepted MGM Resorts International's detailed site plans for its resort-casino overlooking the Peterson Cos.' National Harbor.
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5 questions … for Lorenzo Creighton, president and COO of MGM National Harbor

By Kevin Rector – The Baltimore Sun
Friday, January 10, 2014

Though MGM Resorts International won the state's Prince George's County casino license just last month, the company has had a point man in Maryland for more than a year. Lorenzo Creighton was tapped for the job of president and chief operating officer of MGM National Harbor in October 2012, and he's been building MGM's connections with local communities, institutions and businesses since.
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In saturated East Coast casino market, MGM deal in Maryland stands apart

By Kevin Rector – The Baltimore Sun
Saturday, December 28, 2013

Diplomats and businessmen from around the globe. Tourists from across the country. Day-trippers from neighboring states. They flock to the nation's capital for commerce and pleasure and might also try their luck at a planned MGM casino near the National Harbor development, high on a bluff above the Potomac River and just south of Washington. MGM says more than two-thirds of the visitors to the resort are expected to come from outside Maryland.
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Radio One to Invest $40M in National Harbor Casino

By Joshua Garner – The Washington Informer
Friday, December 27, 2013

A planned casino in National Harbor recently approved by a state gaming commission now has a multimillion-dollar investment deal with a Maryland-based media company. Radio One, the nation's largest African-American-owned broadcasting, has agreed to invest $40 million into MGM National Harbor, a planned $925 million resort and casino owned by MGM Resorts International.
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National Harbor Chosen as Location for P.G. County Casino

By Joshua Garner – The Washington Informer
Friday, December 20, 2013

MGM Resorts International emerged Friday as the winner of a coveted gaming license needed to build a Las Vegas-style casino in Prince George's County. Members of the Maryland Video Lottery Facility Location Commission awarded the gaming license to MGM, which plans to build a $950 million resort and casino at National Harbor in Oxon Hill.
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National Harbor Site Picked For Casino

By Steve Fermier – Associated Press
Friday, December 20, 2013

A state commission has voted 5-2 to build the sixth casino in Maryland at the National Harbor resort in Prince George's County. The vote took place today at a meeting in Baltimore.
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MGM Resorts Beats Penn National in Maryland Casino Fight

By Christopher Palmeri and William Selway – Bloomberg
Friday, December 20, 2013

MGM Resorts International (MGM), the largest owner of casinos on the Las Vegas Strip, was picked by Maryland regulators to build a $925 million resort across the Potomac River from Washington.
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Md. picks MGM for new casino near nation's capital

By Brian Witte – Associated Press
Friday, December 20, 2013

MGM Resorts International has won a license for a new casino near the nation's capital in Maryland. A state commission voted 5-2 in favor of MGM's bid Friday in Baltimore.
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MGM gets the nod to build Maryland’s sixth casino at National Harbor in Prince George’s

By John Wagner and J. Freedom du Lac – The Washington Post
Friday, December 20, 2013

MGM National Harbor? You bet. A state commission voted 5 to 2 Friday to award Maryland’s sixth and final casino license to MGM Resorts International, which wants to develop a $925 million casino complex at National Harbor, the waterfront development in Prince George’s County.
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MGM Resorts gets license for Prince George's County casino

By John Gonzalez – Associated Press
Friday, December 20, 2013

Maryland officials have awarded MGM Resorts International a license to operate a casino at National harbor. MGM Resorts International has proposed building a $925 million resort near the Potomac River at National Harbor with a hotel, casino and seven restaurants.
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MGM wins bid for Prince George's Co. casino

By Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Friday, December 20, 2013

The Maryland Video Lottery Terminal Location Commission has named MGM International as the winning Prince George's County casino bid. MGM Resorts International's plans to build a $925 million casino-resort at National Harbor, featuring four restaurateurs, a major investment from Maryland-based Radio One, and an "elegant, subtle" design.
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State’s consultants reaffirm Prince George’s County casino report

By J. Freedom du Lac – The Washington Post
Thursday, December 12, 2013

The consultants hired to study the three proposals for a Prince George’s County casino responded Thursday to complaints and concerns from one of the applicants, saying, in essence: We stand by our MGM-favoring findings
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MGM National Harbor remains the favorite in Pr. George's County

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Thursday, December 12, 2013

In the eyes of Maryland’s casino consultants, MGM is still the best bet for Prince George’s County.
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State officials review final details of Prince George's casino proposals
Consultants defend analysis; decision expected Dec. 20

By Pamela Wood –The Baltimore Sun
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Members of a state casino site selection commission reviewed final details Thursday of three competing proposals for a casino in Prince George's County — including one that sweetened its offer since the commission met last week.
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MGM casino at National Harbor favored by two gaming-revenue consultants

By J. Freedom du Lac – The Washington Post
Friday, December 6, 2013

Two gambling-revenue consultants analyzing the Prince George’s County casino proposals have reached the same conclusion: MGM National Harbor is money.
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MGM National Harbor the big money draw for Maryland, studies find

By Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Friday, December 6, 2013

The MGM Resorts International proposal stands to generate the most gaming revenue for Maryland out of the three firms vying to build a Prince George’s County casino, two consultants hired by the gaming location commission said Friday
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Consultants say National Harbor would be most lucrative site for Prince George's casino

By Pamela Wood – Baltimore Sun
Friday, December 6, 2013

A casino at National Harbor would bring in more revenue and tax dollars than two other sites vying for the state's sole casino in Prince George's County, according to consultants who presented data to state gambling officials in Annapolis on Friday.
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Consultants say MGM Resorts has superior Maryland proposal

By Howard Stutz – Las Vegas Review-Journal
Friday, December 6, 2013

Two consultants told the Maryland Video Lottery Facility Location Commission on Friday that MGM Resorts International had the superior proposal for a hotel-casino complex in Prince George’s County.
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MGM National Harbor CEO Details Plans for PG County

By Byron Scott – AFRO American
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Lorenzo Creighton has big plans for the Oxon Hill area of Prince George’s County. That’s where the chief operating officer and president of MGM National Harbor hopes to build a $900 million casino resort complex. But two other companies are also vying for the license to build a casino in Prince George’s County.
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Unions go to bat for MGM Resorts International in bid for National Harbor casino

By Jonathan O'Connell – The Washington Post
Friday, November 1, 2013

Four unions are backing MGM Resorts International in its bid to open a casino at National Harbor after inking a pact with the gaming giant that could add thousands of members to their ranks.
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MGM goes big on National Harbor casino pitch

By Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Friday, October 25, 2013

MGM Resorts International's plans for a $925 million casino-resort at National Harbor feature four big name restaurateurs, a major investment from a minority-owned, Maryland-based company and an "elegant, subtle" design the company's leaders say is far and away the best of the three bidders.
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Could Bryan and Michael Voltaggio share a kitchen after all?

By Alex Baldinger – The Washington Post
Friday, October 25, 2013

There's a tasty food angle to MGM's bid, however: Whether MGM's bid is accepted or not, the Nevada-based gaming giant is already planning the menu for future gamblers, and it includes a commitment from Voltaggio brothers Bryan (Volt, Range, Family Meal) and Michael (Los Angeles's Ink) to collaborate on a "steakhouse and gastro-lounge," according to MGM's presentation to the commission.
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Radio One founder Cathy Hughes joins MGM in Maryland casino bid for National Harbor

By Jonathan O’Connell – The Washington Post
Friday, October 25, 2013

Nevada-based gaming giant MGM Resorts International announced Friday that it will bring Radio One founder Cathy Hughes and her son on as investors in their plans for a $925­­ million resort casino at National Harbor.
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Unions Back MGM Plan For Casino

By Anne Kramer – WBAL Radio
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The unions that represent construction and labor workers in Prince George's County are throwing their support behind a plan by MGM to build a casino at National Harbor.
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PGCPS & MGM National Harbor Distribute 500 New Coats To Students

By AFRO Staff - AFRO American
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

On Oct. 10, the MGM National Harbor Fall Coat Harvest provided new coats, hats and gloves to children in need at Glassmanor Elementary School to use during the cold winter months.
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MGM National Harbor Donates Coats to P.G. County Students

By Joshua Garner – Washington Informer
Tuesday, October 15, 2013

This winter may be a little warmer for students at Glassmanor Elementary School in Oxon Hill after MGM National Harbor and Prince George's County Public Schools partnered to deliver 500 coats, hats and gloves to county schools.
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MGM National Harbor, Two Others Deemed Suitable

By AP/WJLA
Thursday, October 10, 2013

A Maryland panel has found that three applicants are suitable to pursue a license to open a casino near the nation's capital. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission unanimously made the decision on Thursday.
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Prince George's County Vendors Flock to MGM Information Sessions

By Byron Scott – AFRO.com
Sunday, September 29, 2013

Several hundred vendors who are seeking a role in the casino and resort development proposed for Prince George's County gathered Sept. 27 at two vendor information sessions sponsored by MGM Resorts International.
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MGM unveils plans for casino at National Harbor

By Jonathan O'Connell and John Wagner – The Washington Post
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 

MGM Resorts International unveiled architectural renderings Wednesday for a towering $800 million casino and resort overlooking the Potomac River at National Harbor, the waterfront development in Prince George's County.
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MGM provides first look at proposed National Harbor casino

By  Melanie Alnwick – Fox 5
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A 20 acre site overlooking National Harbor is where MGM wants to build its 800 million dollar casino, but, it hasn't won the right to do that, just yet. First, MGM needs to win over the public and seven members of the video lottery facilities commission. That's part of the reason for Wednesday's big reveal.
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MGM Resorts' Jim Murren Talks National Harbor, Casinos, and Crabcakes

By Carol Ross Joynt – Washingtonian Magazine
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

On Wednesday morning, MGM revealed its planned design for a 22-acre site near National Harbor that would include a luxury hotel, spa, restaurants, shopping, and, obviously, gambling casinos. MGM projects the development will create 2,000 construction jobs and 4,000 permanent jobs once the resort opens. MGM National Harbor president Lorenzo Creighton and MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren hosted the design roll-out. After they briefed the media we caught up with Murren by phone to discuss the proposed resort.
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MGM National Harbor sets date for next vendor information event

By Michael Neibauer – Baltimore Business Journal
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

A few weeks back I told you that MGM National Harbor would host a second vendor information event for businesses that may want to work with the resort giant if it wins the right to build a casino in Prince George's County. And here are the details, courtesy of MGM: The forum will be held at Camelot by Martin's, 13905 Central Ave. in Upper Marlboro, on Friday, Sept. 27. There will be two sessions, one from 9 a.m. to noon and the other from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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Company launches new water taxi from National Harbor to National Mall

By Rebecca Cooper – Washington Business Journal
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Potomac Riverboat, the company that offers a water taxi from National Harbor to Alexandria among other water transportation services, has launched a new taxi route between National Harbor and the National Mall.
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Nearly 1,000 companies eye work with MGM at National Harbor

By Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
Thursday, August 22, 2013

There's no guarantee that MGM Resorts International will be awarded a license to build a proposed $800 million casino-resort at National Harbor, but the corporate giant is prepping local businesses for work, just in case.
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MGM says National Harbor casino would include celebrity chefs

By Gary Haber – Baltimore Business Journal
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

An MGM casino and hotel at National Harbor would bring restaurants with celebrity chefs to the resort along the banks of the Potomac River in Prince George's County.
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Natural-Gas-Powered Cadillac Escalades To Be Used In Vegas Casino Fleet

By Alex Sizeland – GM Authority
Friday, August 16, 2013

Today, the first commercial fleet entirely powered by compressed natural gas in the United States was revealed today, and they aren't pickup trucks. The fleet is entirely comprised of Cadillac Escalades, and were revealed at the National Clean Energy Summit at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. This conversion was done by World CNG, an industry leader in alternative fuel technology. The six Caddys will be used for customers at the ARIA Resort & Casino and Bellagio Resort & Casino, which is owned by MGM Resorts International.
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MGM Resorts International donates $250,000 to American Red Cross Boots to Business program

By MassLive.com
Friday, August 2, 2013

MGM Resorts International has expanded its commitment to the Boots to Business program that helps veterans transition from military service into management positions at properties owned and operated by MGM Resorts International.
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December doubleheader in Las Vegas to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer

By Raphielle Johnson, NBC Sports
Saturday, July 24, 2013

The fight against cancer has received quite the boost from college basketball over the years, from the Jimmy V Classic to Coaches vs. Cancer’s many fundraising projects including its “Suits and Sneakers” weekend during the regular season. On Wednesday it was announced that there will be a doubleheader at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on December 21, with the National Association of Basketball Coaches and American Cancer Society collaborating on the event.
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'Green' leaders recognized at Business Press awards ceremony

By Kristy Totten, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Friday, July 19, 2013

What can be done with an empty liquor bottle? How can educators best teach science and Earth stewardship? Can biking be more green? Nine organizations who answered those questions and addressed other sustainability issues were honored Friday at the 2013 Green Business Awards, presented by the Las Vegas Business Press.
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Business partnership between MGM Resorts, Hyatt begins to gain popularity

By Howard Stutz, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Friday, July 19, 2013

Hyatt Hotels may not operate a resort complex on the Strip, but that doesn’t mean frequent customers of the worldwide lodging chain are on the outside looking in. Members of Hyatt’s loyalty program have access to hotel rooms at a dozen Strip-area resorts, including the MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, Aria and Bellagio.
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PG Council ponders casino impacts

By John Henrehan, FOX 5 Reporter
Friday, July 12, 2013

Members of the Prince George's County Council spent most of the day at a retreat to consider the ramifications of a huge casino that will be built here in the next three years.
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Hundreds Gather to Discuss Locations for Md. Casino

By Tracee Wilkins, Prince George's County Bureau Chief - WRC - TV 4 (NBC)
Thursday, Jul 11, 2013

More than 200 people gathered Wednesday evening for a community meeting discussing three proposed sites for a casino in Prince George's County.
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MGM Reaches Out To Veterans

By Trevor Smith, CBS Las Vegas
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

MGM likes what it sees from veterans and wants them to be part of the team.
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Public hearings on Prince George's casino slated for fall

By Alexander Pyles – The Daily Record
June 27, 2013

State regulators still expect to award a casino license to one of three applicants to operate a casino in Prince George's County, and the schedule for that process is starting to materialize.
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MGM Resorts Gives More to Boots to Business Program

By Natalie Cullen – 8 News Now, Las Vegas
June 26, 2013

MGM Resorts International announced Wednesday that it is giving more money to a program that helps veterans transition into the civilian workforce. The Boots to Business program is run through the American Red Cross and finds veterans to enter MGM Resort’s management-training program.
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Fountains at Bellagio named No. 1 landmark

By Las Vegas Review Journal
June 25, 2013

Bellagio's fountains have done it again. The MGM Resorts International property’s most famous feature was named as the No. 1 landmark in the U.S. by TripAdvisor. The Las Vegas treasure beat out Gettysburg National Military Park, the USS Arizona Memorial in Honolulu, and the Top of the Rock Observation Deck in New York City for the top spot.
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Confidence in MGM Resorts future climbing

By Howard Stutz – Las Vegas Business Press
June 17, 2013

Clearly, MGM Resorts International’s planned $2.5 billion development on Macau’s Cotai Strip has Wall Street excited. Lately, analysts are giving the company credit for its fundamentals on the Strip.
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Prince George's County casino license won't be determined by politics,
commission says

By Gary Haber – Baltimore Business Journal
June 12, 2013

The man who heads the state commission that will decide who gets the lucrative Prince George’s County casino license said politics won't be part of the process.
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Maryland casinos on a roll: State’s 4 venues collected $69 million in May

By J. Freedom du Lac – The Washington Post
June 5, 2013

Maryland's burgeoning casino business is on a roll, generating more revenue than expected, according to figures released Wednesday by the state’s Lottery and Gaming Control Agency.
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Maryland casinos haul in $69M in May, exceed budget

By James Briggs – Baltimore Business Journal
June 5, 2013

Maryland's four casinos in May set another monthly record for revenue, hauling in $69.17 million. The previous record, set in April, was $59 million.
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MGM files 800-page application for Prince George's County casino

By Gary Haber – Baltimore Business Journal
May 9, 2013

MGM Resorts International delivered its 800-page application for a Prince George’s County casino license Thursday with a flourish worthy of its hometown.
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In casino bid, MGM holds stronger hand

By Alexander Pyles – Daily Record Business Writer
May 9, 2013

OXON HILL — When final bids are turned in for Prince George’s County’s casino Friday, what’s at stake in the ensuing months-long competition will be the right to operate what many expect will become the top casino on the Eastern Seaboard.
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MGM submits bid for National Harbor resort-casino

Michael Neibauer – Washington Business Journal
May 9, 2013

On a hill overlooking National Harbor, the future site of Tanger Outlets in the rear view, officials with MGM Resorts International and The Peterson Cos. formally launched on Thursday their bid to build a casino-resort in Prince George's County.
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MGM Submits Bid for Prince George’s Casino

By Karen Adams - WNEW-CBS News D.C.
May 9, 2013

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (CBSDC) — MGM Resorts made it official Thursday, submitting a bid to build a casino and resort in Prince George’s County.
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MGM Submits Bid For Las Vegas-Style Casino At National Harbor

By Armando Trull – WAMU-FM
May 9, 2013

One of the biggest gambling operations in the world is staking its claim on building a Las Vegas-style casino resort at the National Harbor in Prince George's County
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Bidding Process Begins in Lopsided Competition for Prince George's County Casino

By Benjamin R. Freed – DCIst.com
May 9, 2013

With Prince George's County voters having endorsed the construction of a casino resort in a ballot referendum last year, the bids from casino operators are starting to come in.
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MGM Files Proposal For Maryland Casino In Competition Versus Penn National Gaming Proposal Expected To Be Heard By State Later This Summer

by Brian Pempus – CardPlayer.com
May 9, 2013

An MGM Resorts International subsidiary on Thursday filed a proposal for a license from the Maryland Video Lottery Facility Location Commission to develop a casino in Prince George’s County.
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