MGM casinos pay slot winners in cash on Saturday

MGM casinos pay slot winners in cash on Saturday

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  • Jeff Burbank, Sean Hemmersmeier and Mark Credico , Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 18, 2023 3:53 PM
  • Jeff Burbank, Sean Hemmersmeier and Mark Credico , Las Vegas Review-Journal

Amid carousels of large format slot machines with rolling video reels, attendants were on hand to pay out cash winnings to players at several MGM Resorts International casinos Saturday, nearly a week into a cyberattack that crippled operations at the company’s properties nationwide.

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Most machines were running at the MGM Grand and Bellagio on a cash-only basis early in the day, while online reservations for guest rooms were still down and patrons had to make reservations in person at the front desks of both properties.

Dozens of Bellagio slot machines were still unavailable for play in the morning, many shut down temporarily, as the computerized ticket-in, ticket-out system remained down.