History

MGM Resorts Timeline History

1993
  • MGM Grand Las Vegas opens on the Las Vegas Strip.
1999
  • MGM Grand Inc. completes a merger with Primadonna Resorts, acquiring New York- New York Hotel & Casino.
  • MGM Grand Detroit’s temporary facility opens in an interim structure in downtown Detroit.
2000
  • MGM Grand, Inc. completes a merger with Mirage Resorts, Inc. acquiring The Mirage, Bellagio, Treasure Island and Beau Rivage. The Company also changes its name to MGM MIRAGE.
2005
  • MGM MIRAGE acquires Mandalay Resort Group, including Mandalay Bay, THEhotel at Mandalay Bay, Monte Carlo, Excalibur, Circus Circus Las Vegas, Circus Circus Reno, Luxor, Gold Strike Tunica, Gold Strike Jean and Railroad Pass.
2006
  • Beau Rivage reopens exactly one year after enduring the ravages of Hurricane Katrina.
  • The Signature at MGM Grand Las Vegas opens.
2007
  • MGM Grand Macau, the Company’s first international resort, opens in China.
  • MGM Grand Detroit opens in downtown Detroit.
2008
  • James J. Murren is elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MGM MIRAGE, replacing the retiring J. Terrence Lanni.
2009
  • The ARIA campus - commonly known as CityCenter - opens, including ARIA, Vdara, The Shops at Crystals, Veer Towers and Mandarin Oriental.
2010
  • MGM MIRAGE is renamed MGM Resorts International.
2011
  • MGM Grand Sanya, a luxury non-gaming hotel, opens in the southern China travel destination.
2014
  • THEhotel at Mandalay Bay is renamed Delano Las Vegas.
2015
  • MGM Resorts sells Gold Strike in Jean, NV and Railroad Pass in Henderson, NV, and announces an agreement to sell Circus Circus Reno.
2016
  • MGM National Harbor expected to open
2016
  • Las Vegas Arena, The Park Theater, MGM National Harbor and MGM Cotai expected to open.
2018
  • MGM Springfield is expected to open.