LAS VEGAS - The Professional Bull Riders announced that MGM
Grand Hotel & Casino will be the Official Host Hotel for the
2012 PBR Built Ford Tough World Finals on Oct. 24-28 at the Thomas
& Mack Center. Home of the first five PBR World Finals, MGM
Grand will be the Las Vegas home for the bull riders competing in
the World Finals, PBR staff and guests, and PBR fans.
MGM Grand is offering PBR fans a special room rate* of $70 per
night for Sunday-Thursday, and $119 per night for Friday and
Saturday. To reserve a room at MGM Grand for the PBR World Finals,
click here or call (800) 929-1111 and mention code PBRMGM12.
MGM Grand is also offering a special Signature Suites rate* of $90
per night for Sunday-Thursday, and $139 per night for Friday and
Saturday. To reserve a Signature Suites room for the PBR World
click here or call (877) 727-0007 and mention code PBRSIG12.
For more information about MGM Grand, visit www.MGMGrand.com or call (877)
It was also announced that Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino will
host the PBR Fan Zone and Marketplace for the ninth year. The PBR
Fan Zone and Marketplace features five days of interactive
exhibits, shopping, and live entertainment, including Flint
Rasmussen's "Outside the Barrel" show. The PBR Fan Zone will be
located in the South Parking Lot at Mandalay Bay, and will be open
from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct. 23-26, and from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Oct.
Mandalay Bay will host the PBR World Finals Fan Zone and
Marketplace for the ninth year.
The Built Ford Tough World Finals are the richest bull riding
event in the world, with a total purse of more than $2 million. The
World Finals will feature the crowning of the PBR World Champion,
who will receive the coveted championship buckle and a $1 million
The World Finals will be held Oct. 24-28 at the Thomas & Mack
Center. Bull riding begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
and Saturday and at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available now
at the Thomas & Mack Center box office, www.UNLVTickets.com, and by
telephone at (866) PBR-SHOW. For more information on the PBR Built
Ford Tough World Finals, please visit WorldFinals.PBR.com.
* - Special rate does not include applicable taxes and $25 resort
About MGM Grand
MGM Grand, a AAA Four Diamond resort with 5,044 elegant rooms
and suites, offers the ultimate Vegas experience. MGM Grand
features the astonishing KÀ by Cirque du Soleil, the beautiful
women of MGM Grand's Crazy Horse Paris, and world-class
entertainment at the Grand Garden Arena and Hollywood
Theatre. The resort offers signature restaurants by celebrity
chefs including Tom Colicchio's Craftsteak, Michael Mina's NOBHILL
TAVERN, Wolfgang Puck's Bar & Grill and Michelin three star and
Forbes Five Star restaurant, Joël Robuchon.
As part of its ongoing "Grand Renovation," MGM Grand is
remodeling all rooms and suites in its main tower and is adding
several new experiences to its entertainment lineup including Brad
Garrett's Comedy Club and Hakkasan, a new fine dining/nightlife
concept (December 2012). This vibrant property also features a
state-of-the-art, non-smoking conference center, the Grand Spa,
Cristophe Salon, CSI: The Experience and an inviting pool complex
featuring the tantalizing daylife of WET REPUBLIC. Upscale
accommodations include The Mansion, an exclusive hotel within the
hotel; the luxurious two-story SKYLOFTS at MGM Grand; and The
Signature at MGM Grand, a luxury all-suite, non-gaming hotel
located adjacent to the main resort. MGM Grand is a wholly
owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).
For more information and reservations, visit mgmgrand.com or call toll free
at (877) 880-0880 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Mandalay Bay
Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino is a unique destination resort
set on 120 lush acres on the Las Vegas Strip. The resort offers
three distinct hotel experiences: Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond
award-winning hotel, with 3,211 luxurious rooms and suites
reflecting a modern tropical ambiance; THEhotel, a stand-alone, AAA
Four Diamond all-suite hotel featuring 1,117 sophisticated suites;
and Four Seasons Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond hotel-within-a-hotel,
offering 424 rooms and suites. Mandalay Bay boasts an 11-acre
tropical pool paradise, featuring real sand, a wave pool and the
only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city. Other
property highlights include world-class entertainment at the
12,000-seat Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning dining by
celebrity chefs and restaurateurs, Shark Reef Aquarium and the
1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
Mandalay Bay's offerings also include BATHHOUSE Spa, House of Blues
Concert Hall and restaurant, and The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, a
collection of unique boutiques and restaurants. In 2013, Mandalay
Bay will become home to a resident Cirque du Soleil production
based on the music and choreography of the King of Pop, Michael
Jackson. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM
Resorts International™ (NYSE: MGM). For more information and
reservations, visit mandalaybay.com or call
toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.