MGM MIRAGE Enters New Entertainment Venture

LAS VEGAS MGM MIRAGE has entered an agreement with WagerWorks, a subsidiary of Silicon Gaming, to jointly create, launch and operate an on-line entertainment venture that will feature the MGM MIRAGE brands.

Website visitors can select from a variety of games that allow them to accumulate points based on length of play. The points can be redeemed for prizes including vacations, shows, special events and travel packages for MGM MIRAGE properties.

The initial site, called WagerWorks.com, will re-create the Las Vegas Strip on-line, and allow visitors to enjoy virtual recreations of The Mirage, the MGM Grand ; The City of Entertainment, Bellagio; Treasure Island, New York; and Beau Rivage, the companys resort hotel/casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. (8/23/00)