Company: MGM Resorts
Family Name: Bowie
Given Name: Grant
Role: Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China
Profile: Bowie was educated in New Zealand and has had a long career in the gaming industry. He spent sixteen years with Park Place Entertainment Corporation in Australia, holding senior positions in gaming, general finance and hotel operations. He joined MGM in 2008 and has been Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of MGM China since 2010.
The addition of 25 new-to-market VIP tables at MGM Cotai helped to spur revenue growth at MGM China, though the mass market is seen as the prime growth opportunity going forward.
MGM China has announced that it has now eliminated all single-use plastic both in its takeaway packaging at its shops as well as at all of its restaurants at its Macau IRs.
MGM China Holdings said it will stop using single-use plastics, such as straws and takeout containers, in all of its Macau restaurants from the first quarter of next year.
MGM Resorts and Galaxy Entertainment, which are both vying for a license in Japan, have won awards for their corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs at an event organized by the Mirror Post of Hong Kong.
The use of facial ID technology to identify off-duty casino workers would be “hardly 100 percent accurate,” says a gaming expert in Macau.
Privacy will be a significant hurdle to overcome for operators in enforcing the new casino worker entry ban, says MGM CEO Grant Bowie, TDM News reports.