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MGM Introduces HKUSPACE Students to Responsible Gaming Program
Mr. John Shigley, Chief Operating Officer of Gaming at MGM, poses for a group photo with students from HKUSPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College at Grande Praça.

[Macau – January 7, 2016] On January 6, a group of students undertaking the Social Sciences in Youth and Social Services course from HKUSPACE Po Leung Kuk Stanley Ho Community College visited MGM MACAU for a presentation on MGM’s responsible gaming program followed by a tour of the resort. This program aims to introduce the message of responsible gaming, problem gaming prevention, and to enhance the students’ understanding of social welfare services. MGM has always been a devoted supporter of community initiatives, aimed to create a better Macau, today. In addition to organizing and participating in diversified community and charity activities, we also continue to promote responsible gaming, something we have consistently done since our opening in 2007.

During the visit, Ms. Eilen Ho, Director of Casino Talent Development and Responsible Gaming introduced the MGM program of responsible gaming, including different measures to raise public awareness of responsible gaming and to prevent problem gaming issues. To provide responsible gaming information, MGM is committed to supporting the Macao SAR government in continuously providing varieties of workshops, training and talks to the Golden Lion Team members.

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 is developing a second resort, MGM COTAI which is expected to more than double our presence in the world’s largest gaming market, Macau.

MGM MACAU is a 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 an Art Space dedicating over 8,000 square feet to display authentic works of art, conference and event facilities, an award-winning spa, and nine signature restaurants and bars to fulfill any gastronomic craving. Our property is conveniently located on prime waterfront on the Macau Peninsula and is directly connected to the luxury retail shopping complex, One Central.

MGM COTAI designed as the “jewelry box” of Cotai, plans to offer approximately 1,500 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 will offer Asia’s first dynamic theater and a spectacle to wow every guest who steps foot in our resort. 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. The US$3 billion project is expected to open in the fourth quarter of 2016.

MGM China 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 more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at


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