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MGM Dragon Boat Team Roars to New Heights at 2019 Macau International Dragon Boat Races

Jun 7, 2019

[June 7, 2019, Macau] MGM Dragon Boat Team members paddled their hearts out and best demonstrated the Golden Lion Team spirit at the 2019 Macau International Dragon Boat Races. After several months of intensive practice, MGM Dragon Boat Team has successfully roared to new heights at the races and snatched two Silver and one Bronze medals.

 

In the Macau International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race – Women Category – B Final (500M), the women’s team competed against several strong teams from Asia and eventually won the first running-up. The team further won the first runner-up and second running-up in the Macau Standard Dragon Boat Race (500M) and the Macau Small Dragon Boat Race (200M) respectively.

 

A total of 57 MGM team members took part in the Macao International Dragon Boat Races 2019, consisting of 90 percent of local employees. Over the past ten months, the Dragon Boat Team members have dedicated their time to intensive training, setting the right tone from the get-go and striving to roar to new heights at the races. This year, the children of MGM team members specially formed a dance team, bringing their dynamic and energetic live performance to cheer for the dragon boat team.

 

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  1. MGM women’s team competed against several strong teams from Asia and eventually won the first running-up in the Macau International Invitation Standard Dragon Boat Race – Women Category – B Final (500M).

 

  1. MGM team members’ children brought their dynamic live performance to cheer for the dragon boat team.

 

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 integrated resort of MGM in China. Designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, it offers approximately 1,400 hotel rooms and suites, Asia’s first dynamic theater, 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. The Spectacle at MGM COTAI becomes the record holder of the largest free-span gridshell glazed roof (self-supporting) on January 19, 2019, making it the first architectural and structural GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Macau, China. MGM COTAI is being 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.

 

For media enquiries, please contact:    

 

Jessie Kuan

Director of Public Relations

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3412

Email: jessiekuan@mgm.mo

 

Karen Lam

Public Relations Manager

MGM

Tel: (853) 8806 3421

Email: karenlam@mgm.mo