MGM Resorts International is selling the Bellagio property and leasing it back. This move gives the casino operator a cash infusion of more than $4 billion.MGM announced Tuesday that it reached a deal with New York financial giant The Blackstone Group.
MGM Resorts International and lawyers representing potentially thousands of victims of the Oct. 1, 2017, mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip have reached a tentative settlement of between $735 million and $800 million. (Mat Luschek /Las Vegas Review-Journal)
MGM Resorts International announced Tuesday it will be converting the Route 91 Harvest music festival site to a community center and parking lot. (Mat Luschek and Renee Summerour/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
MGM Resorts International has announced its plans for converting the Route 91 Harvest music festival site, where 58 people lost their lives in the 2017 shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Keith Thurman says he will be the one to retire eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao when they trade leather at the MGM Grand Arena on July 20 for the WBA world welterweight title.
When Tony Bennett walks onstage, everyone in the crowd wants to hug him. But these days, only one individual gets to do that, and she is Lady Gaga.
The Las Vegas Strip turned off the lights for one hour to recognize Earth Hour.
Massachusetts’ first hotel-casino opens in downtown Springfield. The $960 million MGM Springfield has 252 rooms and 125,000-square-feet of casino. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Victims of the Las Vegas shooting gathered at the Newport Beach Marriott Bayview in California on Monday, June 23, in response to two federal lawsuits filed by MGM Resorts International in an effort to avoid liability for the events of Oct. 1. (Briana Erickson/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kats on the red carpet for the VIP screening of “Believer,” the documentary by Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds about how the Mormon Church treats its LGBTQ members.
Rachel Sheppard, whose lawyers filed a lawsuit against MGM Resorts International, the concert host and a bump stock maker, survived after being shot three times at the Route 91 Harvest festival. Her mother tells her story from the Las Vegas Regional Justice Center.
At a news briefing on Oct. 13 in Las Vegas, Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo said there is no conspiracy with any parties involved where the timeline of the Route 91 Harvest festival shooting is concerned.
Paige Gasper, one of the first people to be injured from last Sunday’s deadly mass shooting, is looking to sue MGM. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
1. A Las Vegas doctor convicted of murder in the 2007 Hepatitis C outbreak has died in prison. Dipak Desai was serving life in prison with the possibility of parole on 27 counts, including second-degree murder. Desai’s lawyer Richard Wright argued that Desai was unfit to stand trial after suffering multiple strokes. The Washoe County coroner’s office is expected to determine Desai’s cause of death.
2. A 9-vehicle crash has closed down southbound traffic on I-15 near Moapa. Clark County Fire Department says five semitrailers and four passenger cars were involved in the wreck at about 2:50 a.m. No injuries were reported but lanes were still closed as of 7:30 a.m.
3. MGM Resorts valets fear for a decrease in income after an announcement that parking rates will rise again. One valet that spoke to the Las Vegas Review-Journal said his income decreased by $20,000 a year due to parking rates rising, and another said he had to take a second job to pay his bills. Parking rates at MGM Resorts will increase by up to $25 starting Wednesday.
Freddie Roach and Floyd Mayweather Sr. talk about the big fight and field questions from the international press.