LAS VEGAS, July 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) has launched a mobile tournament platform, easyPLAY® Mobile Tournaments, the first digital and interactive tournament to be offered by a regulated casino in the United States. Developed by mobile gaming tech company oneLIVE inc, the platform allows guests at nine iconic Las Vegas resorts to compete with other players in a variety of tournament games using their own mobile devices whether they are at the pool, sipping cocktails at the bar, or simply relaxing in their rooms.
easyPLAY® provides the opportunity for guests to win thousands of dollars in cash and other prizes by playing in regularly scheduled tournaments of classic casino games including slots, bingo and video poker as well as fun social, casual and console games.
Guests 21 years of age or older can participate in easyPLAY® tournaments from any mobile device, personal laptop, or the new InteractivePro™ Tables located throughout MGM Resorts' properties at one of the following resorts:
ARIA Resort & Casino
New York-New York
Games include popular titles from oneLIVE's Charter Content Providers Spin Games LLC of Reno, Nevada and Touchstone Games Limited from the United Kingdom. In addition to the games currently available, additional unique tournament games will be added in the near future.
The first of many large contests is the All Summer Long Winner Takes All Progressive Slot Tournament. Guests who enter the tournament with a $5 entry prior to September 4 will have the opportunity to spin the wheels to win the minimum grand prize of $10,000.
"The introduction of easyPLAY® Mobile Tournaments at our MGM Resorts properties gives our guests an exciting, new opportunity to play their favorite games while enjoying the best Las Vegas has to offer," said Tom Mikulich, Senior Vice President of Business Development for MGM Resorts International. "The tournaments are extremely user-friendly, provide players with a variety of game options including slots and bingo, among others, and bring an element of competition that our guests will enjoy whether they are sitting at a bar enjoying a drink or simply hanging out by the pool."
Michael Jabara, President & CEO of oneLIVE inc. said, "MGM Resorts leads the way with creating innovative experiences and programming for its guests. With our easyPLAY® Interactive Tournament Platform, MGM Resorts' guests now have access to fantastic contests and tournaments that weren't possible before."
About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company is in the process of developing MGM National Harbor in Maryland and MGM Springfield in Massachusetts. MGM Resorts controls, and holds a 73 percent economic interest in the operating partnership of MGM Growth Properties LLC (NYSE: MGP), a premier triple-net lease real estate investment trust engaged in the acquisition, ownership and leasing of large-scale destination entertainment and leisure resorts. The Company also owns 51 percent of MGM China Holdings Limited (HK: 2282), which owns the MGM Macau resort and casino and is developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50 percent of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. MGM Resorts is named among FORTUNE® Magazine's 2016 list of World's Most Admired Companies®. For more information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at www.mgmresorts.com.
About oneLIVE inc
oneLIVE inc is an advanced mobile gaming company and registered Tournament Promoter based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their easyPLAY® Interactive Tournament Platform allows casinos everywhere to offer popular table games, edgy slots, casual and skill-based games to patron's smartphones, tablets and eBooks for contests and tournaments. The easyPLAY® Mobile Gaming Platform is GLI-tested and certified for live dealer real money gaming in multiple US jurisdictions. With both products, easyPLAY® turns the next generation of "connected consumers" into valuable, lifetime patrons.
For more information about oneLIVE inc, visit the Company's website at www.oneliveinc.com.
SOURCE MGM Resorts International