ï»¿MGM Resorts In Talks for Possible NHL Las Vegas Team
MGM Resorts is looking at bringing a NHL team to Las Vegas, but would such a venture be profitable?
MGM Resorts International is in preliminary talks with team that wants to bring a nationwide Hockey League Team to Las Vegas to relax and play at the company’s new $350 million sports arena. The 20,000-seater MGM-AEG Arena, that will be presently under construction behind ny New York, is crying out for a league that is major to call it house, since could be the entire city of Las Vegas.
The business’s CFO Dan D’Arrigo divulged the information during a meeting using the nevada Review-Journal, although he declined to say whether the talks based on the creation of a team that is new of a current team moving towards the city. Conveniently, AEG, MGM’s partner in the arena, currently 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 annual battle shows at the stadium. The Fertittas are also head honchos at Ultimate Gaming, Stations’ online poker presence in Nevada.
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