MGM Resorts International Announces Pricing of Common Stock Offering

October 13, 2010

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) announced the pricing of its previously announced offering of 40,900,000 shares of its common stock and the pricing of the previously announced offering of its largest stockholder, Tracinda Corporation, of 27,782,000 shares of its common stock pursuant to an effective registration statement at a public offering price of $12.65 per share.  Barclays Capital Inc. is the sole underwriter.  The transaction is expected to close on October 18, 2010.  

MGM Resorts International and Tracinda Corporation will each grant the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 6,135,000 shares and 4,167,300 shares, respectively, to cover over-allotments, if any.

MGM Resorts International intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the common stock for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of debt.  MGM Resorts International will not receive any proceeds from the sale of common stock by the selling stockholder.  

The offering of the common stock is being made solely by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus.  Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained for free by contacting Barclays Capital, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or email

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.

Statements in this release which are not historical facts are "forward looking" statements and "safe harbor statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and other related laws 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. We have based those forward-looking statements on management's current expectations and assumptions and not on historical facts. Examples of these statements include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company's expectations to close on the sale of the common stock. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Among the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in such forward-looking statements include market conditions for corporate debt and equity generally, for the securities of gaming, hospitality and entertainment companies and for the Company's indebtedness and common stock in particular. In providing forward-looking statements, the Company is not undertaking any duty or obligation to update these statements publicly as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.

SOURCE MGM Resorts International

For further information: Investment Community, DAN D'ARRIGO, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, +1-702-693-8895, or News Media, ALAN M. FELDMAN, Senior Vice President, Public Affairs, +1-702-650-6947, both for MGM Resorts International