TUNICA, Miss., March 11, 2014 – MGM’s Resorts International’s Gold Strike Casino Resort announced today that it is opening a smoke-free second floor gaming area on March 14, 2014. This will be the only smoke-free gaming area open in the Delta region.
The motivation for Gold Strike to bring smoke-free gaming to the region came in response to requests from customers who wanted to be able to enjoy popular games in a more comfortable, smoke-free environment.

“It is our mission to give first-class service to our guests and provide them with an exceptional experience every time they step into the resort,” said Phil Hunter, director of casino operations at Gold Strike. “Our customers asked for it, and we listened. Our smoke-free second floor is just one of several new additions that we’ll be unveiling at the resort this year.”

The smoke-free second floor gaming area is easily accessible via the escalator on the main gaming floor and will provide guests with the same high-quality service found throughout the resort. It will host many popular table games and slot machines also found on the first floor of the casino such as Wheel of Fortune, Mr. Cashman, Tarzan, Michael Jackson and more. Table games will include double deck blackjack, Mississippi stud and three card poker.

In addition to the new gaming area, the second floor of the casino is home to the Millennium Theatre and the convention center.

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About Gold Strike Casino Resort
Gold Strike Casino Resort, MGM Resorts International's 1,200-room resort located 20 minutes south of Memphis in Tunica, Miss., recently completed the largest renovation and remodeling project in its history. The multi-million dollar transformation included all of Gold Strike's deluxe rooms and suites, hotel lobby, 30,000-square-foot conference and convention center, casino, high-limit gaming area, Chicago Steakhouse and the new Buffet Americana. The resort also features a refreshing spa, the 800-seat Millennium Theatre, Atrium Café and 50,000 square feet of gaming space with 53 table games and more than 1,200 slot machines. For reservations or information, call 888-245-7529 or visit www.goldstrike.com.
About MGM Resorts International
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 also owns 51 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.


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