MGM Resorts is considering bringing a NHL team to Las Vegas, but would such a venture be profitable?
MGM Resorts International is in preliminary talks with team that wants to bring a nationwide Hockey League Team to Las Vegas to play at the company’s new $350 million sports arena. The 20,000-seater MGM-AEG Arena, that will be currently under construction behind New York nyc, is crying out for a league that is major to call it house, because is the entire city of Las Vegas.
The company’s CFO Dan D’Arrigo divulged the information during an interview utilizing the nevada Review-Journal, although he declined to express whether or not the talks devoted to the creation of the team that is new of a preexisting group going to your city. Conveniently, AEG, MGM’s partner in the arena, already owns the Los Angeles Kings NLH team.
MGM and AEG went ahead with the sports arena project with no guarantee of a major league resident, because they were confident that it could attract 100 to 150 activities per year, with a steady stream of concerts and honors shows, as well as blended martial arts and boxing events, hockey and college basketball tournaments.
UFC, the biggest mixed martial arts company on earth, owned by Stations Casinos’ Fertitta brothers, has pledged to put on five or six fight that is annual at the stadium. The Fertittas are also head honchos at Ultimate Gaming, Stations’ online poker presence in Nevada.