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A New Milestone for the MGM Dragon Boat Team

Jun 27, 2018

Women’s Team Places Top Three in the 2018 Macau International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race 500M


MGM Dragon Boat Team members paddled their hearts out and best demonstrated the Golden Lion Team spirit at the 2018 Macau International Dragon Boat Races. After ten months of intensive practice and hard work, the women’s team won the second runner-up in the Macau International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race – Women Category 500M, which is the best amongst the Macau local teams. While the men’s team made their best efforts in the races, and was the only team to represent Macau at 2018 Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races with invitation from the Hong Kong China Dragon Boat Association.


In the final round of the Macau International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race – Women Category 500M, the MGM Women’s Dragon Boat Team competed amongst several strong national teams from Asia and eventually won the second runner-up, being the best amongst the Macau local teams.


Mandy Cheng, drummer of the MGM Women’s Dragon Boat Team expressed her joy after the competition, “For the past 300 days, our team members have maintained an intensive 5-day training every week after work and it took at least two hours each day. We have invested ourselves a lot to reach new heights in this competition, and I am glad that all our efforts paid off, with placing top three in the Macau International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race, a significant achievement compared to the 6th place last year.”




About MGM


MGM is an abbreviation for MGM China Holdings Limited (HKEx: 2282) and is a leading developer, owner and operator of gaming and lodging resorts in the Greater China region. We are the holding company of MGM Grand Paradise, SA which holds one of the six gaming concessions/subconcessions to run casino games in Macau. MGM Grand Paradise, SA owns and operates MGM MACAU, the award-winning premium integrated resort located on the Macau Peninsula and MGM COTAI, a contemporary luxury integrated resort in Cotai, which opened in early 2018 and more than doubles our presence in Macau. 


MGM MACAU is a Forbes Five-Star luxury integrated resort inspired by the arts with every element of the resort infused with creativity and style. MGM MACAU has approximately 600 guest rooms and suites and boasts a number of distinguishing features, including the architecturally stunning European-inspired Grande Praça, housed under a soaring glass ceiling. MGM MACAU’s world class facilities include the MGM Art Space, dedicating over 5,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, spa, and seven signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.


MGM COTAI is the latest addition to the MGM portfolio in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, meeting space, high end spa, retail offerings and food and beverage outlets as well as the first international Mansion at MGM for the ultimate luxury experience. MGM COTAI also offers Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in the resort. MGM COTAI is developed to drive greater product diversification and bring more advanced and innovative forms of entertainment to Macau as it grows as a global tourist destination. MGM COTAI is the largest property and the first mega-size complex project in Macau to achieve the China Green Building Design Label Three-Star Certification.


MGM China Holdings Limited is majority owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. 


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