MGM Resorts International Names New Regional COO


tLAS VEGAS – MGM Resorts International has named Anton Nikodemus to serve as Chief Operating Officer of MGM Resorts International Regional Operations.

tIn this new role, Nikodemus will oversee operations at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino in Biloxi, Miss.; Gold Strike Casino Resort in Tunica, Miss.;  MGM Grand Detroit; development and operations at MGM National Harbor, scheduled to open in 2016 in Prince George’s County, Md., and MGM Springfield in Springfield, Mass.  The opening of MGM Springfield is pending state approvals.

tNikodemus joined MGM Resorts in 2005 and has served as senior vice president of hotel operations for MGM Grand Las Vegas and Bellagio; president and COO of Monte Carlo, and most recently as MGM Resorts president and COO of casino marketing.  He serves as an active member of MGM Resorts International’s Executive Corporate Social Responsibility Committee, mainly focusing on the Company’s Diversity & Inclusion, Philanthropy & Community Engagement, and Environmental Sustainability areas.

tPrior to joining MGM Resorts, Nikodemus served as resort manager for Boca Raton Resort and Club in Boca Raton, Fla. He is a graduate of Arizona State University with a bachelor of science in business and marketing.