Four Exclusive VIP Experiences Available for Championship Tennis Event Weekend

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LAS VEGAS (January 13, 2023) – MGM Resorts International launched exclusive VIP experiences in conjunction with ‘THE SLAM: Nadal vs. Alcaraz’ Sunday, March 5 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. Tennis fans can take advantage of first-of-their-kind event luxury packages, giving them up-close-and-personal access to two of the sport’s biggest stars.

‘THE SLAM: Nadal vs. Alcaraz’ pits tennis great Rafael Nadal, the sport’s all-time leader with 22 Grand Slam singles titles, against current world No. 1, reigning U.S. Open champion and countryman Carlos Alcaraz in a special one-night championship match. The winner will take home The Lion’s Cup presented by MGM Rewards, marking the first time this trophy has been awarded to an MGM Resorts event champion.

Packages feature an array of accommodations, courtside seats for the match, food and beverage credit, and more:

THE ULTIMATE CHAMPIONS PACKAGE

  • Starting at $33,699 per person, the Ultimate Champions package includes the exclusive opportunity to participate in a tennis clinic or round of golf at Shadow Creek with Nadal or Alcaraz, courtside seats to the match, a three-night ultra-luxury suite at either ARIA (Sky Suite Penthouse Strip View), Bellagio (Chairman’s, Presidential or Penthouse Suite), Vdara (one-bedroom Penthouse) or MGM Grand (two-bedroom Marquee Suite), and a $1,500 luxury dining food and beverage credit.

THE PERFECT MATCH

  • Priced at $3,249 per person, the Perfect Match experience includes two (2) front row seats to the match, a three-night ultra-luxury suite at either ARIA (Sky Suite Penthouse Strip View), Bellagio (Penthouse Suite), Vdara (one-bedroom Penthouse) or MGM Grand (two-bedroom Marquee Suite), VIP access to On The Record Speakeasy and Club at Park MGM, and a $500 food and beverage credit.

THE COURTSIDE VIEW

  • Priced at $1,149 per person, the Courtside View package features two (2) lower-level arena seats to the match, a three-night luxury suite stay at either ARIA, Bellagio, Delano, NoMad Las Vegas or MGM Grand, complimentary access to On The Record Speakeasy and Club at Park MGM, and a $250 food and beverage credit.

With the purchase of an Ultimate Champions, Perfect Match or Courtside View package, fans will have access to attend the event gala along with an option to purchase a seat at the same table with Nadal, Alcaraz or the legendary Bryan Brothers.

THE GALLERY PRO

  • Priced at $739 per person, this experience is highlighted by two (2) lower-level arena seats to the match, a three-night luxury suite stay at either ARIA, Bellagio, Delano, NoMad Las Vegas or MGM Grand, complimentary access to On The Record Speakeasy and Club at Park MGM, and a $150 food and beverage credit.

Immediately following the tennis action, THE SLAM Gala supporting the MGM Resorts Foundation, Rafa Nadal Foundation and National Tennis Foundation will be held at Rivea and Skyfall at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. Tickets for THE SLAM Gala are now on sale at mgmresortsfoundation.com. Guests who purchase tickets will have the opportunity to take their photo with Nadal.

VIP package information is available at The SLAM VIP Experiences. Individual match tickets for ‘THE SLAM: Nadal vs. Alcaraz’ at the MGM Grand Garden Arena are now on sale starting at $75, not including applicable service charges or fees, and can be purchased via axs.com.

ABOUT MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA

The MGM Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 16,800 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. Prominent events to date have included world championship fights between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson as well as Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez as well as Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao; and concerts by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce, U2, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert. The MGM Grand Garden Arena also has been home to annual events including the Academy of Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, the Latin GRAMMY Awards, iHeartRadio Music Festival, Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Championship and Frozen Fury NHL pre-season games hosted by the Los Angeles Kings.

ABOUT MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is an S&P 500® global entertainment company with national and international locations featuring best-in-class hotels and casinos, state-of-the-art meetings and conference spaces, incredible live and theatrical entertainment experiences, and an extensive array of restaurant, nightlife and retail offerings. MGM Resorts creates immersive, iconic experiences through its suite of Las Vegas-inspired brands. The MGM Resorts portfolio encompasses 33 unique hotel and gaming destinations globally, including some of the most recognizable resort brands in the industry. The Company’s 50/50 venture, BetMGM, LLC, offers U.S. sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands, including BetMGM and partypoker, and the Company’s subsidiary LeoVegas AB offers sports betting and online gaming through market-leading brands in several jurisdictions throughout Europe. The Company is currently pursuing targeted expansion in Asia through the integrated resort opportunity in Japan. Through its “Focused on What Matters: Embracing Humanity and Protecting the Planet” philosophy, MGM Resorts commits to creating a more sustainable future, while striving to make a bigger difference in the lives of its employees, guests, and in the communities where it operates. The global employees of MGM Resorts are proud of their company for being recognized as one of FORTUNE® Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies®. For more information, please visit us at www.mgmresorts.com. Please also connect with us @MGMResortsIntl on Twitter as well as Facebook and Instagram.

ABOUT MGM RESORTS FOUNDATION

The MGM Resorts Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and was created in 2002 as an employee workplace giving program. The Foundation makes giving easy and convenient for MGM Resorts’ 61,000+ employees and now guests, while empowering them to assist communities through donations to more than 1,500 non-profit agencies or programs of their choice. MGM Resorts International assumes all administrative costs, so 100% of donations reach community causes. Since its inception, the MGM Resorts Foundation has raised more than $100 million and supported more than 1,500 charitable organizations in U.S. communities and locations in which MGM Resorts conducts business.

ABOUT RAFA NADAL FOUNDATION

The Rafa Nadal Foundation has a very clear objective: to foster the integration and the personal and social development of children and young adults. Our work is based on our firm belief in the transformative power of sport and education, two tools that enable children and young adults to achieve whatever goal they may set their sights on, regardless of their race, personal and social background or disability. Our mission is based on the conviction that the world should provide a level playing field for all those involved in sports now and in the future. We support youth to assist them in reaching their full potential by empowering them to focus on personal success, self-respect and positive outcomes matter what the results are on the board.

ABOUT NATIONAL TENNIS FOUNDATION

The Inspiring Children Foundation (ICF) is the Las Vegas chapter of the National Tennis Foundation and serves as their showcase program in partnership with tennis legends Bob and Mike Bryan.  For 21 years the program has been inspiring physical, emotional and mental health using tennis, mentoring, project driven learning and Entrepreneur skills to help children heal, grow and flourish. ICF serves 2,500 youth in-person and millions online which furthers the reach and commitment of the National Tennis Foundation to the development and advancement of under-served student athletes by providing opportunities through tennis and project-based educational and leadership programs. These programs are devised to promote academic excellence, healthy living, personal responsibility and character development. For more information, please visit www.inspiringchildren.org and  nationaltennisfoundation.org.

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MGM Resorts International

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BZA PR

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