MGM MIRAGE Offers Consumers Wireless Internet Access To Its Resort-Casino Sites

April 30, 2002
First U.S. Gaming Company to Offer the Service - Consumers Can Book Accommodations at Six Las Vegas Resorts

MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG) announced today it is the first U.S. gaming company to offer wireless Internet access to several of its resorts-casino websites. Customers can now book room reservations at six of the company's Las Vegas resorts, as well as access information about gaming, entertainment, dining, spas, golf and other hotel services all via wireless devices including web-enabled cell phones and personal digital assistants.

Wireless Internet access provides anytime and anywhere convenience for customers to access information. For example, a business traveler at a Las Vegas convention can use a WAP phone to retrieve information about a restaurant at Bellagio and review the entertainment line-up offered at MGM Grand. A leisure traveler can use a Palm pilot to retrieve spa services available at The Mirage and review hours of operation and ticket prices for the Manhattan Express Rollercoaster featured at New York-New York.

"This technology offers our guests another convenient tool to book accommodations and inquire about the wide array of offerings and attractions at our premier resorts," said Bill Hornbuckle, President of MGM MIRAGE Online.

The MGM MIRAGE properties in Las Vegas participating include MGM Grand, Bellagio, The Mirage, Treasure Island, New York-New York and Golden Nugget. The wireless service is provided by Beverly, Mass.-based Maxiom Mobile Technologies, Inc.

"At Maxiom, we provide convenience to our clients and their customer base," said Charlie Xie, Maxiom President. "Companies can easily deploy our services without the need for any programming work or modification in their IT systems. In addition, our client's customers can enjoy the convenience of wirelessly accessing hotel and casino information whenever and wherever they want it, which improves customer satisfaction and attracts new customers."


MGM MIRAGE is an entertainment, hotel and gaming company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, which owns and/or operates through subsidiaries 19 casino properties on three continents. Its U.S. holdings include: Bellagio, the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino - The City of Entertainment, The Mirage, Treasure Island, New York - New York Hotel and Casino, the Boardwalk Hotel and Casino and 50% of Monte Carlo, all located on the Las Vegas Strip; the Golden Nugget in Downtown Las Vegas; Whiskey Pete's, Buffalo Bill's, the Primm Valley Resort and two championship golf courses at the California/Nevada state line; the exclusive Shadow Creek golf course in North Las Vegas; the Golden Nugget in Laughlin, Nevada; the Beau Rivage resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast; and the MGM Grand Detroit Casino in Detroit, Michigan. The Company is a joint venture partner on Borgata at Renaissance Pointe, a resort under development in Atlantic City, New Jersey and also controls several development sites in the oceanfront resort community. Internationally, MGM MIRAGE owns and operates the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Darwin, Australia and manages casinos in Nelspruit, Witbank, Johannesburg and East London, Republic of South Africa.

For more information on MGM MIRAGE and its operating subsidiaries, visit our website at .

Statements in this release which are not historical facts are "forward looking" statements and "safe harbor statements" under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and/or uncertainties, including risks and/or uncertainties as described in the Company's public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


Maxiom Mobile Technologies, Inc. develops unique mobile servers and provides wireless application services that can seamlessly transform the existing web contents including online transaction feature into different protocols for wireless devices. Using Maxiom's services, companies can fully utilize their existing IT infrastructure to serve not only desktop and laptop computers, but also cell phones and PDAs to provide anytime anywhere wireless convenience to their customers. For more information, visit the company website at



Contact: Shelley Mansholt, VP, Corporate Communications of MGM MIRAGE,



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