Media Credential and Room Reservation Requests Now Being Accepted for Grand Opening of $800-Million Detroit Luxury Hotel and Entertainment Destination

September 12, 2007
MGM Grand Detroit, First Ever Las Vegas-Style Destination Built in a Major
Metropolitan Core, Brings New Level of Luxury to Midwest; Opens Evening of
                             October 2, 2007

         Grand Opening Press Conference, October 2 at 11 a.m. ET

MGM Grand Detroit will open its more than $800-million hotel and entertainment destination on the evening of October 2, making it the first ever Las Vegas-style resort built in a major metropolitan core. Upon opening, MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), parent company of MGM Grand Detroit, will have invested more than $1 billion into the community, demonstrating its commitment to the redevelopment of downtown Detroit and its intent to fuel economic growth while increasing business and leisure travel to the area. This signals a new era for downtown Detroit with matchless amenities and accommodations never before available in the Midwest.

For grand opening media credentials and media room reservations, please call or e-mail Natalie Mounier or Shelby Tuttle at (702) 737-3100, or

Grand Opening Press Conference on Tuesday, October 2 at 11 a.m. ET with the following speakers:

   -- Jim Murren, President and Chief Operating Officer, MGM MIRAGE
   -- George Boyer, President and Chief Operating Officer, MGM Grand Detroit
   -- Wolfgang Puck, Celebrity Chef
   -- Michael Mina, Celebrity Chef

  Press Conference Location:
  MGM Grand Detroit in the Grand Ballroom
  1777 Third Street
  Detroit, MI 48226

  -- 400 chic and stylish guest rooms and suites ranging from 510 to 2,225
     square feet, including nine rooftop VIP suites and 56 opulent corner
  -- A world-class spa with every imaginable amenity; the only resort-style
     spa in southeast Michigan
  -- Three signature restaurants by renowned chefs Michael Mina and Wolfgang
     Puck, and 24-hour in-room dining from Puck; opening marks the Michigan
     debut for both chefs
  -- Six high-energy nightlife destinations
  -- 30,000-square-feet of exclusive meeting and event space ideal for
     upscale affairs
  -- Advanced in-room technology including a telephone "Butler" with color
     touch-screen features that enables guests to access property
     information, schedule wake-up calls, order room service and connect to
     the Internet without picking up the phone. Multiple plasma televisions,
     IPOD docking stations, wired and wireless Internet access standard in
     every room.

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