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Brad Garrett’s Annual Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Returns to MGM Grand

Brad Garrett MGM GrandMGM Grand Hotel & Casino will host comedian and Emmy Award-winning actor Brad Garrett’s annual Maximum Hope Foundation Charity Poker Tournament Saturday, Sept. 19 on the casino floor between Wolfgang Puck and the KA Theatre. The tournament, which will begin at noon, will offer participants the opportunity to play alongside Garrett, other celebrities as well as professional poker players. All proceeds from the event will go to the Maximum Hope Foundation.

“This is my sixth year hosting the poker tournament to benefit Maximum Hope, a small grassroots foundation I started 15 years ago,” stated Garrett. “Eighty-five cents from every dollar we raise goes to helping families who are facing their darkest days as they care for a child with a life-limiting illness. Even the smallest donation can help one of our many families with the daily necessities that so many of us take for granted.”

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MGM Resorts Unveils Plan for 5,000-Seat Theater at Monte Carlo Las Vegas

Monte Carlo TheaterMGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), one of the world’s leading presenters of live entertainment, today announced plans for an approximately 5,000-seat theater at Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. The new concert venue will amplify the vibrant entertainment district taking shape on the west side of the Las Vegas Strip with a robust calendar featuring special engagements by many of the music industry’s most-celebrated performers.

With more than 7 million entertainment tickets sold in 2014 alone, MGM Resorts’ offerings are unrivaled. The Company owns and operates two arenas; two Las Vegas Strip festival lots (62 acres); seven theaters housing Cirque du Soleil production shows; 14 theaters for concerts, headliners and comedy performances; and more than two dozen lounges and nightclubs. Additionally, it is currently developing a new world-class Las Vegas arena as well as integrated resort projects in Macau and National Harbor, Maryland, each of which will feature entertainment venues as central amenities.

“From Las Vegas to Maryland, Macau to Massachusetts, presenting the biggest and most sought-after names in music, sports and special events is a core focus for MGM Resorts.  This new theater will enable us to host performers in Las Vegas who we previously haven’t had a home for, broadening our entertainment offerings and providing the opportunity to expand those relationships to our properties around the globe,” said Bill Hornbuckle, President, MGM Resorts International.

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Shibuya Street Tasting Event Coming to MGM Grand Las Vegas

Shibuya MGM Grand Las VegasShibuya at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will  transform into an energetic Tokyo hotspot as the restaurant hosts Shibuya Street Tasting Thursday, June 18 from 9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Sponsored by Southern Wine & Spirits, the event will invite guests to experience entertainment, food and sake offerings that mimic the fun found in the bustling Japanese capital.

Guests are encouraged to attend in style through cosplay, or dress up,  by wearing a costume of their favorite character from any movie, TV series, book, comic book, video game or band. A DJ will spin live music while costumed attendees capture their favorite moments in the photo booth.

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Jimmy Buffett to Play MGM Grand Garden Arena Las Vegas

Jimmy-BuffettThe wait is over for Las Vegas! Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at MGM Grand Garden Arena for one night only on Saturday, October 17th at 8pm, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s Workin’ n’ Playin’ Tour 2015.

“In Las Vegas, Jimmy Buffett shows take on a life of their own – it’s the ultimate party atmosphere at the MGM Grand and throughout the city. We know this Parrothead pilgrimage to Las Vegas will be another one of Jimmy’s legendary concerts on The Strip!” said promoter Greg Siegel of Live Nation.

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the release of Jimmy’s A1A album, his first Top 40 record, which includes the hit, A Pirate Looks At Forty, a perennial concert favorite.

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Joel Robuchon Restaurant at MGM Grand Offers New Menu

Joel-Robuchon-mgm-grandJoël Robuchon Restaurant at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino has introduced a groundbreaking new menu that combines both modernism and tradition within luxury dining. First presented at Robuchon’s restaurant in Bordeaux, France, the 18-course menu is now available in Las Vegas, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for guests to indulge in the Chef of the Century’s exquisite cuisine. Executive Chef Claude Le-Tohic and Executive Pastry Chef Salvatore Martone work together to ensure there is a flawless delivery with each culinary presentation.

“This is one of the greatest menus I have ever created,” said Chef of the Century Joël Robuchon. “There are many details involved in preparing each service along with an extremely high skill level required to execute this experience. I am grateful to work with a talented, passionate team that puts their heart into making these masterpieces every night.”

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