Alexander M. Haig, Jr. Resigns from MGM MIRAGE Board

October 13, 2009

MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) announced today that Gen. Alexander M. Haig, Jr. has resigned from the Company's Board of Directors. Gen. Haig has served as a Director and Consultant for the Company since May 1990.

"We are tremendously honored that Gen. Haig has played a key role in the direction of our Company for the past 19 years," said MGM MIRAGE Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. Murren. "His knowledge and expertise have been instrumental in the success and development of MGM MIRAGE and we are deeply indebted to him for his contributions to our company."

Gen. Haig is chairman of Worldwide Associates, Inc., an international business advisory firm, and formerly served as the host of "World Business Review" a TV show that aired worldwide on CNBC TV.

Gen. Haig formerly held positions as Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army (1973), White House Chief of Staff under Presidents Nixon and Ford (1973-74), Supreme Allied Commander of NATO Forces (1974-79), and the 59th Secretary of State under President Reagan (1981-82). He was a candidate for the Republican nomination of President of the U.S. during 1986-1988.

Gen. Haig is also a former director of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., America Online, Inc. and Interneuron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM), one of the world's leading and most respected companies with significant holdings in gaming, hospitality and entertainment, owns and operates 16 properties located in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan, and has 50% investments in four other properties in Nevada, New Jersey, Illinois and Macau. CityCenter, an unprecedented urban metropolis on the Las Vegas Strip scheduled to open in late 2009, is a joint venture between MGM MIRAGE and Infinity World Development Corp, a subsidiary of Dubai World. MGM MIRAGE Hospitality has entered into management agreements for casino and non-casino resorts throughout the world. MGM MIRAGE supports responsible gaming and has implemented the American Gaming Association's Code of Conduct for Responsible Gaming at its properties. MGM MIRAGE has received 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 Web site at

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