MGM Grand Casino Las Vegas is a hotel and Casino located on the Las Vegas Strip in Nevada. It’s the largest single hotel in the US with 6852 rooms. When it opened its doors in 1993, it was the largest hotel globally and the largest Casino in Clark County, which occupies 15,930 square meters.
The MGM Grand Casino is located on the Tropicana and was originally the Golf Club Motel’s property site during the 1960s.
MGM Grand Casino Gaming
As previously mentioned, the MGM Grand Casino has one of the largest gaming floors in all of Las Vegas with over 2500 machines and 139 Poker and other Table Games. Their slot machines range from $0.01 to $1000, and they include Video Poker, Progressive Jackpots and Multi-Game Machines.
To cater for their high rollers, they have a particular High Limit Slots area featuring slots with payouts of up to $500 000. Sporting fanatics will be enamoured with their state of the art race and sports book area that features 60-inch plasma TV’S along with twenty-four 42 inch plasmas. Players can bet on Soccer, Boxing, Football, MMA and many more sporting events. They are also the first to offer Skyboxes which can hold up to ten guests and come with waiters and complimentary eats.
Media and Film History of the MGM Grand
The MGM Grand Casino was one of the casinos robbed by Danny Ocean and his crew in the 2001 film Ocean Eleven. Clark Griswold and his family also enjoyed a Keno game in the MGM Grand Casino in the movie Vegas Vacation. The old entrance was also featured in Casino and also featured in the Amazing Race 15 and 24.
The MGM Grand Casino was also one of the many casinos at which the MIT Blackjack Team gambled in the book Bringing Down The House.