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 Lorenzo Creighton Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of New York-New York
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (April 5, 2005) - MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGG) today announced that Lorenzo Creighton has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of New York-New York Hotel & Casino.

Mr. Creighton's career has been wide-ranging, having served as an attorney, judge and gaming regulator. In addition, he has more than 10 years of experience in casino operations.

Mr. Creighton most recently served as President of the Flamingo Hilton in Las Vegas, where he was responsible for the renovation of most of the property, including 2,400 rooms, the addition of several new restaurants and the expansion of the property's pool area. His appointment to this position in May of 2002 made history, as Mr. Creighton became the Strip's first African-American property president.

Mr. Creighton has previously held executive positions at locations such as Lady Luck in Natchez, MS; The President Casino in St Louis, MO, and Bally's Casino in New Orleans.

He is a graduate of Luther College as well as Drake University Law School, both in Iowa.

"We are honored to welcome Lorenzo to New York-New York and the MGM MIRAGE family," said Bobby Baldwin, president and CEO of Mirage Resorts. "Lorenzo has enjoyed a distinguished career within the gaming industry and in the community. His experiences will add new dimension to the finest management team in the industry."

The company indicated that Felix Rappaport, who has served as President of New York-New York since 2000, will be taking on new responsibilities following the merger with Mandalay Resort Group.



Also See: MGM Mirage Reports Lower 4th Qtr Net Income of $67.9 million, Down from $91.7 million the Year Earlier / 2004 Most Profitable Year Ever, Driven by Record Operating performances at Bellagio, MGM Grand Las Vegas and Beau Rivage / February 2005

MGM MIRAGE Reports Significant Incremental Progress in its Diversity Efforts in Employment, Purchasing, Construction, Sales, Diversity Relations and Philanthropy / April 2004

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