Punam Mathur Named to Women's Hall of Fame by Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada

November 10, 2005

Punam Mathur, MGM MIRAGE Senior Vice President of Diversity & Corporate Community Affairs, is one of 10 business leaders inducted this week into the Hall of Fame by the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada.

On behalf of MGM MIRAGE, Mathur oversees the company's diversity initiative, as well as government affairs, community relations, corporate philanthropy and the MGM MIRAGE Voice Foundation.

During her tenure, MGM MIRAGE has received numerous accolades for its efforts in diversity and community affairs, including being named by Fortune Magazine as one of the "50 Best Companies for Minorities" in 2004. Recently, the company was recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as one of the "Top 30" companies in the U.S. for embracing diversity.

This marks the second time that Mathur has been celebrated by the Women's Chamber of Commerce. In 2004, she received the organization's ATHENA Award, a prestigious international recognition that identifies individuals who have contributed to the success of women in leadership positions.

The mission of the Women's Hall of Fame is to publicly honor nominees and recipients of the ATHENA Awards for their achievements and to educate the public to ensure the continued achievements of women and young girls in Nevada. Photographs of the inductees will be displayed at the Women's Chamber of Commerce of Nevada.

Other inductees at the inaugural ceremony included: Bonnie Houldsworth, Senior Partner, Houldsworth, Russo & Company; Diane Hardy, Pre-School Program Manager, Classroom on Wheels; Linda Smith, Chief Development Officer, Opportunity Village; Lou Emmert, Vice President & General Manager, Sprint of Nevada; Dee Ladd, President & CEO, Sunrise Children's Foundation; Diane Hughes-Pollard, President, RSPC Medical Billing Management Company; Jill Langerman, Partner, Anderson and Langerman; Gillian Silver, Managing Partner, Strategic Resource Consulting Group; and Shirley Swift, Director of Programs, Arthritis Foundation.

MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming companies, owns and operates 24 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in four other properties in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois and the United Kingdom. MGM MIRAGE has also announced plans to develop Project CityCenter, a multi-billion dollar mixed- use urban development project in the heart of Las Vegas, and has a 50 percent interest in 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 website at www.mgmmirage.com.


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Reggie Burton, +1-702-650-7438, reburton@mgmmirage.com, both of MGM MIRAGE

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