MGM Resorts is considering bringing a NHL team to Las Vegas, but would such a venture be profitable?
MGM Resorts Overseas is in preliminary talks with group that wants to bring A national Hockey League Team to Las vegas, nevada to play during the organization’s new $350 million sports arena. The 20,000-seater MGM-AEG Arena, that will be currently under construction behind ny nyc, is crying out for the league that is major to call it house, since may be the whole city of Las Vegas.
The business’s CFO Dan D’Arrigo divulged the information during an interview utilizing the nevada Review-Journal, although he declined to say whether or not the talks based on the creation of a new team or of a current team going towards the city. Conveniently, AEG, MGM’s partner in the arena, already owns the Los Angeles Kings NLH team.
MGM and AEG went ahead with all the sports arena project with no guarantee of a major league resident, that it could attract 100 to 150 events per year, with a steady stream of concerts and awards shows, as well as mixed martial arts and boxing events, hockey and college basketball tournaments because they were confident.
UFC, the biggest mixed martial arts company on earth, owned by Stations Casinos’ Fertitta brothers, has pledged to put up five or six yearly fight shows at the stadium. The Fertittas are also head honchos at Ultimate Gaming, Stations’ online poker presence in Nevada.
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