Melonie Johnson Returns to MGM National Harbor as President & COO

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (January 6, 2022) – MGM Resorts International has announced the reappointment of Melonie Johnson as President & Chief Operating Officer (COO) of MGM National Harbor. She will oversee the property’s day-to-day operations, provide strategic direction and focus on employee engagement and community relations. Johnson previously led the Prince George’s County, Maryland-based resort and casino from December 2017 through May 2020.


NATIONAL HARBOR. Md. – December 9, 2021 – MGM Resorts International and BetMGM announced today that legalized sports betting is now low live at MGM National Harbor in Maryland. The state’s first bet was placed by Gov. Larry Hogan at the BetMGM Sportsbook & Lounge. Hogan placed a futures wager on the Washington Football Team to face the Baltimore Ravens in the 2022 Big Game.

MGM National Harbor Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., (December 8, 2021) – Since opening as the DMV’s first fully-integrated resort experience in 2016, MGM National Harbor has committed to making a difference in the lives of its employees, guests and communities where it operates through job creation, workforce development, a strong supplier diversity program, and support for community organizations and local non-profits.

Today, commemorating its fifth anniversary, MGM National Harbor is celebrating the positive impact of its efforts on Prince George’s County, the state of Maryland and the Washington metropolitan area.

GRAMMY Award-Winning Superstar Bruno Mars Returns to MGM National Harbor October 9 & 10

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (August 30, 2021) – Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning superstar Bruno Mars announced his return to The Theater at MGM National Harbor for two performances Saturday, Oct. 9 and Sunday, Oct. 10 following two sold-out shows at the venue in August.

MGM National Harbor Highlights New Shows with Alicia Keys, Bill Maher, Mike Tyson and More

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (July 22, 2021) – The Theater at MGM National Harbor welcomes the return of live entertainment tonight for the first time since March 2020 with a performance by Billboard’s “Comedian of the Year,” Sebastian Maniscalco. To celebrate the momentous occasion, the entertainment destination showcases an all-star lineup of upcoming shows in The Theater including Alicia Keys, Bill Maher, Erykah Badu, Mike Tyson and Gladys Knight.

20 May 2021

Chef Alexis Samayoa to Lead First East Coast Location of Diablo’s Cantina at MGM National Harbor

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (May 20, 2021) – MGM National Harbor announces Chef Alexis Samayoa will helm its upcoming restaurant concept, Diablo’s Cantina, slated to open this summer. After spearheading some of the DMV region’s most notable Latin restaurants, Samayoa is ready to leave his mark at the destination resort.

19 May 2021


BALTIMORE (May 19th, 2021) – The Baltimore Ravens and BetMGM, a leading sports betting and digital gaming company, announced today a multi-year partnership with BetMGM becoming the Ravens’ first Official Gaming Partner. The parties will collaborate to create cobranded promotions for Ravens fans. BetMGM branded signage will be present throughout M&T Bank Stadium, digital media, and integrated social media content.

02 March 2021

MGM National Harbor Celebrates Year of the Ox with New Conservatory Display and Activations

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (February 12, 2021) – MGM National Harbor is honoring Lunar New Year with an exquisite new conservatory celebrating The Year of the Ox, in addition to multiple activations throughout the resort.