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MGM Held Annual Blessing Ceremony for Its Dragon Boat Team
Send Best Wishes for Another Year of Success for the Golden Lion Team
MGM held the annual blessing ceremony for its Dragon Boat Team at the Nam Van Lake Nautical Center.

MGM earlier held the annual blessing ceremony for its Dragon Boat Team at the Nam Van Lake Nautical Center. Led by a team of MGM’s senior executives, the ceremony was to extend best wishes to 56 MGM team members, who are all vaccinated and will take part in the “Macao International Dragon Boat Races 2022”. Comprised of over 85% of local employees, the Dragon Boat Team will compete across three categories.


Senior executives of MGM, including Kenneth Feng, President, Chief Strategic & Financial Officer; Hubert Wang, President & Chief Operating Officer; Wendy Yu, Executive Vice President of Human Resources; and Peter Chen, Senior Vice President of VIP Marketing, performed a series of traditional rituals, such as offering incense, carving a suckling pig and eye-dotting the dragon boats — a gesture made to symbolically awaken the spirit of the boats, followed by an energetic performance by the cheerleading squad. The ceremony was then drawn to a successful closing as Graeme Croft, Vice President of Table Games; May Leong, Assistant Vice President of Table Games, together with the Dragon Boat Team, rowed together during the ceremony to send best wishes for another year of success.


MGM Dragon Boat Team achieved extraordinary results at the Macao International Dragon Boat Races 2021. With its exceptional capability and perseverance, the Golden Lion Team has won two first runners-up in the Macao Standard Dragon Boat Race Women Category (500m) and Macau Small Dragon Boat Race – Women Category (200m). 


Fong Wai Bing, one of the team members from the women’s team, said, “With the undivided support of our Company, we devoted ourselves to months of intensive training, striving to carry out our best performance and attain good results in the coming races.”  




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 only mega complex and hotel in Macau to gain three-star certification in both Green Building Design and Operation Label, as well as the first hotel in the Greater Bay Area and second in Greater China to receive the certifications.


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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Jessie Kuan

Director of Public Relations


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Karen Lam

Senior Corporate Relations Manager


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