Dubbed The City of Entertainment, MGM Grand Hotel operates one of the world's largest casino resorts. Opened in 1993, the MGM Grand Las Vegas includes four towers with more than 6,200 guest rooms and narly 160,000 sq. ft. of casino space, which includes some 2,100 slot machines and 165 table games. The casino, which takes up an entire city block on the Las Vegas Strip, also serves as a venue for concerts, sporting events, and magic shows. Other attractions include a Cirque du Soleil show, restaurants from celebrity chefs such as Wolfgang Puck and Emeril Lagasse, shopping outlets, a swimming-pool complex, a spa, a wedding chapel, and a lion habitat. MGM Grand is a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International.
The company's hospitality offerings include some 1,200 units available for rent at the condo-hotel property The Signature at MGM Grand, which consists of three towers. MGM Grand's restaurants run the gamut from fine dining (Joël Robuchon, pearl) to quick eateries (Rainforest Cafe, Starbucks, Stage Deli). The property also has a betting arena. Called MGM Grand's Race & Sports Book, it is outfitted with with plasma televisions, electronic display boards, and race and sports betting counters.