LAS VEGAS — MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) recently encountered a cybersecurity issue that necessitated the shutdown of certain computer systems across its casino and hotel properties in the United States, according to a company spokesperson.
The incident, which began on Sunday, is still under investigation, and the full impact on reservation systems and casino floors in various states, including Las Vegas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York, and Ohio, remains unclear.
MGM Resorts is working closely with external cybersecurity experts and law enforcement agencies to address the issue and protect its data. As part of these efforts, certain systems have been temporarily shut down.
While the specific nature of the cybersecurity issue has not been disclosed, the company is committed to ensuring the security of its systems and continues to investigate the matter.
The company’s website is currently inaccessible. However, customers can still reach the reservation system and properties by using the provided telephone numbers.
In addition, MGM Resorts’ BetMGM website in Nevada has acknowledged that some users may experience difficulties logging in.
With a significant presence in Las Vegas, MGM Resorts International owns and operates numerous hotels, including the iconic MGM Grand, Bellagio, Cosmopolitan, Aria, New York-New York, Park MGM, Excalibur, Luxor, Mandalay Bay, and Delano. The company also has properties in China and Macau.