Two New Executives Join MGM MIRAGE

September 06, 2006

MGM MIRAGE today announced the appointment of Marshall Minor as Assistant Vice President of Corporate Finance. In this newly created position, Minor will be responsible for reviewing and monitoring the financial performance of all properties, exploring growth opportunities for the company and assisting with investor and banking relations. He will report to Dan D'Arrigo, Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance.

Prior to joining MGM MIRAGE, Minor served as a Senior Investment Banking Associate with Silver Pacific Advisors in Las Vegas where he managed mergers and acquisitions. Additionally, he oversaw financing transactions for gaming and real estate companies in the Southwest.

A graduate of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, Minor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance with a specialization in financial derivatives.

Also, MGM MIRAGE announced the appointment of Mark Huntley as Executive Vice President of Operations at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Huntley will oversee several divisions including Hotel Operations, Security, Entertainment, Food and Beverage, and Engineering. He will report to Gamal Aziz, MGM Grand Hotel and Casino President and Chief Operating Officer.

Huntley joins MGM MIRAGE from Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, where he worked for 11 years. Most recently, he served as the company's Regional Vice President and General Manager and was based at the Savoy Hotel in London, England. During his tenure, Huntley initiated numerous multi-million dollar renovations and expansion projects including new acquisitions.

  Huntley attended Chichester College in Sussex, England.


MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected hotel and gaming companies, owns and operates 23 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has investments in three other properties in Nevada, New Jersey and Illinois. 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 hotel-casino resort currently under construction 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


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Laura Garcia, +1-702-650-7439,, both of MGM MIRAGE

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