Virgin Las Vegas casino operator change could lead to new loyalty program, bar projects

Virgin Las Vegas casino operator change could lead to new loyalty program, bar projects

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  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal
May 9, 2024 9:12 PM

The head of Virgin Hotels Las Vegas sees Mohegan Tribe’s withdrawal as casino operators as a chance to shake up the property that has struggled to gain footing in the market since its post-pandemic opening.

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Cliff Atkinson, president of the property since July, said the split with casino partner and operator Mohegan Gaming, jointly announced Tuesday, will help integrate resort operations in a way Vegas visitors are familiar with.

“I think the goal of going to one experience, one property is similar to how most of the integrated resorts, especially in our market, (work),” Atkinson said in a Wednesday interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal.