MGM Resorts International Executives to Lend Expertise to Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Seminar Panels

September 23, 2016

LAS VEGAS Sept 23, 2016 – Executives from MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) will serve on the panels of several educational seminars during the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) to be held at the Sands Expo & Convention Center Sept. 26-29. G2E is presented by the American Gaming Association (AGA).

Peggy Jacobs, Vice President of Gaming Compliance, will participate in a panel exploring anti-money laundering compliance: “AML Update” to be held Monday, Sept. 26, 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Ms. Jacobs has held gaming and finance positions at the Company since 1993, rising steadily through the ranks.  She serves as the compliance officer for the Company’s 10 Las Vegas Strip properties, and in this role, she has consolidated all Title 31 audit functions into one central location, among other accomplishments. In recent years, she has played an active role in the AGA’s effort to create policies and guidelines in order for the gaming industry to more effectively comply with requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). 

Phyllis James, Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity and Corporate Responsibility Officer, will appear on a panel about corporate social responsibility: “Gaming: An Unsung Leader in CSR Policy” to be held Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. The program will explore strategies for enhancing corporate social responsibility and bringing likeminded business partners on board.

Ms. James is responsible for leadership of MGM Resorts' Corporate Social Responsibility initiative, including the Company's diversity and inclusion, philanthropy and volunteerism programs and its Corporate Diversity and Community Engagement Department.

Jordan Salmon, Vice President of Loyalty Marketing, who is responsible for much of the success of the Company’s M life Rewards program, will appear on a panel to discuss guest loyalty programs: “How to Optimize Total Casino Profitability within the Non-Gaming Environment” to be held Tuesday, Sept. 27 at 3:15 p.m.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Salmon served as MGM Resorts Executive Director of Corporate Marketing Strategy and Director of Slot Marketing for MGM Macau, where he was part of the pre-opening team. He also previously served as Slot Operations Manager at Treasure Island.

Alan Feldman, Executive Vice President of Global Government and Industry Affairs, will be a panelist for a program focused on the future of gaming: “Innovative Growth: Gaming’s Future Products and Locations” to be held Wednesday, Sept. 28, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 am

Mr. Feldman is well-known in the gaming industry, having served in a senior management capacity for more than 25 years with MGM Resorts.   He was elected as Chairman of the Board of the National Center for Responsible Gaming in January 2012 and has been a long-serving member of the Advisory Board of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling.  In addition, Mr. Feldman is a frequent speaker on responsible gaming at conferences, universities and media events across North America and Asia.


Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the international gaming trade show and conference “by the industry and for the industry.” Organized by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, G2E made its debut in fall 2001, defining itself as the preeminent show for the gaming-entertainment industry. G2E is the place to conduct business, connect with peers and learn cutting-edge ways to become a better gaming professional. It offers a 360-degree view of the industry from slots and table games to igaming and food, beverage, and hospitality.


MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company is in the process of developing MGM National Harbor in Maryland and MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. MGM Resorts controls and holds a 76 percent economic interest in the operating partnership of MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP), a premier triple-net lease real estate investment trust engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts. The Company also owns 56 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited (SEHK: 2282), which owns MGM MACAU and is developing MGM COTAI, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. MGM Resorts is named among FORTUNE® Magazine's 2016 list of World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at





Yvette Monet, MGM Resorts International Corporate Communications

(702) 692-6800