MGM MIRAGE to Change NYSE Ticker Symbol

April 26, 2005

MGM MIRAGE, which currently trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MGG, has today announced that it will change its trading symbol to MGM. The change will become effective at the start of trading on Monday, May 2, 2005.

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MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG), the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming company, owns and operates 24 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in three other properties in Nevada, New Jersey, and the United Kingdom. MGM MIRAGE has also announced plans to develop Project CityCenter, a multi-billion dollar fixed-use urban development project in the heart of Las Vegas and has a 50% interest in the MGM Grand Macau, a development project in Macau S.A.R. MGM MIRAGE supports responsible gaming and has implemented the American Gaming Association's Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming at its properties. MGM MIRAGE also has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions for its industry-leading Diversity Initiative and its community philanthropy programs. For more information about MGM MIRAGE, please visit the company's websites at and

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.


CONTACT: Investment, James J. Murren, President, Chief Financial Officer
& Treasurer, +1-702-693-8877, or News Media, Alan M. Feldman, Senior Vice
President, Public Affairs, +1-702-891-7147, both of MGM MIRAGE

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