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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

MGM Resorts, Yahoo Sports sign sports betting partnership deal

by Richard N. Velotta

A wide-ranging new partnership between subsidiaries of MGM Resorts International and Verizon Communications Inc. will result in a new sports betting collaboration on Yahoo Sports.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Hard Rock chairman interested in acquiring Las Vegas Strip asset

by Bailey Schulz

The Hard Rock will transform into the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas next year, but it may not be long before a Hard Rock – branded hotel – casino returns to the city.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in The Nevada Independent

‘It’s been a difficult year’ – MGM’s Murren discusses hotel-casino sales, financial challenges and company layoffs

by Howard Stutz

Jim Murren won’t flat-out predict an economic downturn is about to hit the U.S., but the chairman and CEO of MGM Resorts International said the signs are there and he isn’t taking any chances.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Las Vegas Review Journal

Wynn Resorts pulling out of race for Osaka resort license

by Bailey Schulz

Wynn Resorts Ltd. is pulling out of the race for an integrated resort in Osaka, leaving one less obstacle for MGM Resorts International’s push for a Japanese gaming license there.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in Inside Asian Gaming

In from the cold

by Tomo Yamamoto

With a population of 3.74 million, Japan’s largest basic municipality, Yokohama, has finally raised its hand for an IR bid, prompting some of the world’s most prominent IR operators as well as rival Japan cities to sit up and take notice.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted on SportsHandle.com

Judge Extends Injunction Against D.C. In Sports Betting Case

by Jill R. Dorson

Tuesday morning, Dylan Carragher, a Washington D.C. sports betting app developer got a small legal victory – about a week after a D.C. Superior Court judge issued a temporary restraining order against the Office of the Chief Financial Officer to keep it from making the first installment of a payment to vendor Intralot. Judge John Campbell extended that order by seven days, set a hearing date a promised a decision in the case by October 18.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in the Straits Times

Fierce race in Japan for 3 integrated resort permits

By Walter Sim

The fierce race to win the right to host one of Japan’s three integrated resorts (IRs) is heating up, with at least eight areas keen to bet on the potential economic and tourism boom.

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Brendan Bussmann quoted in CDC Gaming Reports

Ruffin, others stand ready to join Strip buying frenzy

by Howard Stutz

Now that Caesars Entertainment has finally unloaded the Rio after more than 10 years on the sales block, the attention turns toward Circus Circus, MGM Resorts International’s slightly awkward, unloved stepchild.

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